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Animated history of the English language

Animated history of the English language | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from.

Via Steve Kirk
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Steve Kirk's curator insight, November 19, 2013 8:59 AM

An animated history of the English language - from the Open University. A fast-paced, humorous overview of the developing flavour of English over the ages. Sounds like the voice of comedian and TV host Clive Anderson.

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I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why.

I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why. | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
If you think an apostrophe was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus, you will never work for me. If you think a semicolon is a regular colon with an identity crisis, I will not hire you.
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Jeremy Harmer's Blog

Jeremy Harmer's Blog | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The art of presentation - how to teach teachers and other 'important' matters...
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IATEFL Hungary Conference Sessions & Downloads

IATEFL Hungary Conference Sessions & Downloads | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Download some of our presenters' materials, read and share personal reflections on sessions and watch snippets of video from workshops and talks. . . .
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Macmillan Online Conference 2012

Macmillan Online Conference 2012 | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it

Free online webinars - times listed are UK times

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Lack of guidance on foreign students’ use of proofreaders

Lack of guidance on foreign students’ use of proofreaders | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Not all institutions have clear rules on international students employing translators and other help
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America’s Slippery Slope Into Britishisms

America’s Slippery Slope Into Britishisms | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Snippets of British vernacular — “cheers” as a thank you — that were until recently as rare as steak and kidney pie on these shores are cropping up in the daily speech of Americans (particularly, New Yorkers).

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Miguel Ángel García
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ELT Stew

ELT Stew | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Random thoughts on anything related to teaching or learning a language...
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What is Inferencing in Reading?

What is Inferencing in Reading? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Inference is a mental process by which we reach a conclusion based on specific evidence. It is a part of being human, because according to our experiences we reach to a conclusion while reading or ...
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Learn what's new in the 3rd Edition of Swales & Feak's Academic Writing for Graduate Students

Learn what's new in the 3rd Edition of Swales & Feak's Academic Writing for Graduate Students | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
 Listen to Chris Feak explain some of the updates and changes made to the 3rd edition of Academic Writing for Graduate Students (Swales & Feak).
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The curse of creativity

The curse of creativity | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
In this post I intend to attempt a TEFL exorcism and to remove the curse of creativity that’s affecting our profession! Some of you of a less superstitious nature may doubt – or even re...
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