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The New Yorker’s Endorsement of Barack Obama

The New Yorker’s Endorsement of Barack Obama | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The choice is clear. President Obama has been progressive, competent, rational, decent, and, at times, visionary.

 

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Migrants to UK are told they must learn English. But when they come, it's a 3-year wait for lessons

Migrants to UK are told they must learn English. But when they come, it's a 3-year wait for lessons | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Migrants in parts of the UK are waiting up to three years for Government-funded English classes, despite Parliament saying new arrivals should learn the language upon entering the country.
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The Phobia List

Phobia List is an alphabetical list of phobias and fears indexed by both the name of the phobia, and the fear itself. We are the original Phobia List on the web!
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The Glossary of Happiness

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Emily Anthes reports on the Positive Lexicography Project, an attempt by the positive psychologist Tim Lomas to catalogue foreign terms for happiness.
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A Survival Guide to Teens' Digital Lingo

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Decode teens' shorthand with our Digital Glossary.
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How learning a new language improves tolerance

How learning a new language improves tolerance | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Language learning can make people more open to seeing a new way of doing things and develop a greater level of comfort with unfamiliar situations.
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 PLTCE Hosts Language Seminar to Foster Working Together, Student Learning at George C. Marshall Center - European Center for Security Studies

 PLTCE Hosts Language Seminar to Foster Working Together, Student Learning at George C. Marshall Center - European Center for Security Studies | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
George C. Marshall Center - European Center for Security Studies: Our mission is to create a more stable security environment by advancing democratic institutions and relationships.
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Making Friends, Combating Organized Crime Thanks to the English Language

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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 29, 2016) - Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie Capt. Youssef Belfekir saw some of his classmates talking outside the dormitories when he first arrived at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies to attend the English Language Enhancement Course.
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Facebook's Problem Is More Complicated Than Fake News

Facebook's Problem Is More Complicated Than Fake News | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The popular claim that “filter bubbles” are why fake news thrives on Facebook is almost certainly wrong
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Understanding The Difference Between eLearning and mLearning

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What's the Difference Between eLearning and mLearning? Here, we list down four of the main differences between both.

Via Paige Brooks-Jeffiers, Pascual Pérez-Paredes
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Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators

Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
In a room full of non-native speakers, ‘there isn’t any chance of understanding’. It might be their language, but the message is often lost
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EL Asia Pacific: The virtues of Vietnam - EL Gazette

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International monthly newspaper for the English Language Teaching (ELT) industry and international English-medium education.
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Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

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When students practice metacognition, the act of thinking about their thinking helps them make greater sense of their life experiences and start achieving at higher levels.
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Translations of I love you in many languages

How to express your love and affection in many different languages with recordings for some of them.
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10 Must-Watch TED Talks for Language Learners

10 Must-Watch TED Talks for Language Learners | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Be informed and inspired by these TED Talks from biologists, communication specialists, and of course language learners.
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Why universities’ ‘academic English’ courses should be valued, not vilified

Why universities’ ‘academic English’ courses should be valued, not vilified | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
In South Africa there's a value judgment attached to students who take part in universities’ English for Academic Purposes programmes. This shouldn't be the case.
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Literal translations of normal German words

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To be fair, I'm sure most Germans would find it equally funny translating certain English words literally. Heh . . . "Lichtkloß.
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Are we the same person when we speak another language?

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Multiple language personality disorder? Yup! Linguistic schizophrenia? Sounds about right! Why does it feel different to speak another language?
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33 ways to speak better English without lessons

Very common in fluent speech.
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About LPREN Language Policy Research Network

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The Language Policy Research Network (LPREN) is an international organization of researchers, scholars, and stakeholders in the field of educational language policy.
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English language requirement

It is essential for public safety that all licensed drivers can communicate in English at an appropriate level. Communicating with passengers to discuss a route, or fare, as well as reading, understanding and being able to respond to important regulatory, safety and travel information sent by TfL is crucial to a driver's role in transporting the public.
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If You’re Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You Won’t Learn Anything

Stop avoiding what scares you.
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