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Quick cup of COCA - quantifier/determiner + preposition + relative pronoun

Quick cup of COCA - quantifier/determiner + preposition + relative pronoun | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
As part of teaching relative clauses, getting good examples of a structure such as  one of which, many of which, some of whom, i.e. quantifier/determiner + preposition + relative pronoun had always...
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This Is What a World Without Language Barriers Would Look Like

This Is What a World Without Language Barriers Would Look Like | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
On the present imperfections and compelling potential of Skype's real-time translation

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MaWSIG blog guest post: Rules for rookie writers

MaWSIG blog guest post: Rules for rookie writers | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
We're posting our fourth article early, so that you can read it on your way to the IATEFL Conference! Written by Tamzin Berridge, it looks at things to keep in mind when you start out on a writing career. Do you have any tips to add? The MaWSIG blog features guest posts by members - get…
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Subject Matter Experts: The Heroes of The Training World

Subject Matter Experts: The Heroes of The Training World | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Subject matter experts come in many different varieties. You will encounter many different personalities in your career as a Training professional. Don't be fooled into thinking that you can master one process for engaging and interacting with them. The instructional design industry will tell you that the needs of the learner must always come first. And …
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Teaching language and cross-cultural communication with avatars and robots

Teaching language and cross-cultural communication with avatars and robots | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Communication skills are critical in a global economy.
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Thai schools adopt European framework to boost English language proficiency | Asian Correspondent

Thai schools adopt European framework to boost English language proficiency | Asian Correspondent | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
When Thailand’s new school year begins in May, teachers and schools across the country will begin the process of aligning their English language teaching with the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). This alignment with internationally recognised language standards is a positive step towards raising the standards of English in Thailand but it is going to take strategic planning and hard work to realise these admirable goals.
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Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
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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How Does Consuming Glucose Affect Your Memory? | Big Think

How Does Consuming Glucose Affect Your Memory? | Big Think | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
While many people believe sugar makes kids hyperactive, this theory has long been debunked by research. However researchers are only just beginning to understand the complex relationship between glucose and learning.
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What is the ideal title for a talk/poster at IATEFL and TESOL 2015?

Although a lot of criticism can be made of mainstream teaching conferences they are not going away (yet?). As a way to get ready for the IATEFL 2015 conference I thought it interesting to see what ...
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms - YouTube

This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benj...
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HazCom Training: How to Assist Non-English Speaking Employees

HazCom Training: How to Assist Non-English Speaking Employees | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
HazCom training isn’t something to take lightly. If you have non-English-speaking employees, what can you do to make sure they understand?
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It's Time for PechaKucha: Do it with Style

It's Time for PechaKucha: Do it with Style | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." Michael Altshuler [Image credit: Greedy Pics] A 60-year-old woman was arrested after exceeding her allotted three minutes of speakin...
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Manchester 2015 Conference Programme - Manchester 2015 Conference Programme digital edition

Manchester 2015 Conference Programme - Manchester 2015 Conference Programme digital edition | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Please click to launch this digital edition.
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How to Find Your Bliss: Joseph Campbell on What It Takes to Have a Fulfilling Life

How to Find Your Bliss: Joseph Campbell on What It Takes to Have a Fulfilling Life | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

"You have to learn to recognize your own depth."

In 1985, mythologist and writer Joseph John Campbell ...

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12 Remedies for Fatigue & When You're Feeling Tired

12 Remedies for Fatigue & When You're Feeling Tired | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Our existences are anything but simple, and most of us will find ourselves overworked and exhausted from time to time-or all the time. Fatigue, true fatigue, is much more than feeling overworked and just being sleepy, although it can make you want to curl up in bed and forget the rest of the...
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#IATEFL - Pronunciation to Go: learning to learn from the dictionary

#IATEFL - Pronunciation to Go: learning to learn from the dictionary | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Mark Hancock, co-author of the English Result series introduces his forthcoming IATEFL talk on the keys to developing students’ use of dictionaries and important features that can support independe...
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ESL in-home programs can help both students and parents

ESL in-home programs can help both students and parents | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada works to improve literacy and the community.
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Textspeak Is Modernizing the Egnlish Language (*English)

Textspeak Is Modernizing the Egnlish Language (*English) | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
The way we type now is more complex than you might think.
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7 Cyberlearning Technologies Transforming Education

7 Cyberlearning Technologies Transforming Education | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
The year was 1984 and in addition to the chalkboards and alphabet posters, our 2nd grade classroom was equipped with an odd, beige box at a table in the back behind the students....
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You’re More Ignorant Than You Think You Are | Big Think

You’re More Ignorant Than You Think You Are | Big Think | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Quick: Are you at all familiar with ultralipids, cholarine, or plates of parallax? All of them? One of them? None? Read on, and in a couple of paragraphs you’ll see what your answer means for your personal level of ignorance.  
“The trouble with the world,” Bertrand Russell quipped, “is that ...
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100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom

100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom
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Jakarta drops language requirement for English teachers

Jakarta drops language requirement for English teachers | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
JAKARTA — Indonesia will withdraw a plan that would force foreign English teachers and other workers to take local language-proficiency exams after protests from investors, two government officials said.
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10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Socialized male speech dominance is a significant issue, not just in school.
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