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XXIII Rules for Student-Centered Language Teaching (by John F. Fanselow)

XXIII Rules for Student-Centered Language Teaching (by John F. Fanselow) | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Note from Barb: 25 years ago, John F. Fanselow published Breaking Rules, encouraging teachers to really see what was happening in their classrooms, and then considering alternatives. John’s w...
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The Great Language Game |

The Great Language Game | | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
RT @OneThirdStories: Got that #FridayFeeling? Test your skills with this language game! https://t.co/n8DPSamscs #mfltwitterati #langchat ht…
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International Military Testing Association Presentations Page

International Military Testing Association Presentations Page | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Presentations from International Military Testing Association
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NATO Language Leadership Passes from Marshall Center’s PLTCE to Bulgaria Ministry of Defense

NATO Language Leadership Passes from Marshall Center’s PLTCE to Bulgaria Ministry of Defense | 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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We Uncovered the Hidden Patterns in Clinton and Trump's Most Common Phrases

We Uncovered the Hidden Patterns in Clinton and Trump's Most Common Phrases | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Linguists dissected over 100,000 words from their speeches.
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How to reform a university’s English language department | British Council

How to reform a university’s English language department | British Council | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
What problems are common to English language departments at universities in developing countries, and how can they be tackled? The British Council's Ben Gray looks at the issues.
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The Magic of "Untranslatable" Words

The Magic of "Untranslatable" Words | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
What we can learn about the world and ourselves from foreign words that have no equivalent in English
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The impact of BREXIT on ELT

The impact of BREXIT on ELT | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Like many people in the world of ELT I was shocked and disappointed by the results of the EU referendum this morning.  Like many people in our position, my wife and I have been sitting on the sofa in our house in central Portugal,  in a state of bleak disbelief struggling to understand both how…
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Supporting English Language Learners with Next-Gen Tools

Supporting English Language Learners with Next-Gen Tools | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
In this new publication, Getting Smart provides an overview of tools to support English Language Learners and identifies 10 Elements of Next-Gen Language Learning.
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NS and NNS identity: issues of self-confidence, language ownership and authority.

NS and NNS identity: issues of self-confidence, language ownership and authority. | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Two days after Silvana Richardson's brilliant plenary: The Native factor (read more about it here), there was an equally fascinating Q&A session. However, since it was impossible to address all the questions posed by the audience then and there, Silvana and I decided we would continue the discussion on this blog. We gathered all the…
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7 more ways native speakers can effectively communicate internationally

7 more ways native speakers can effectively communicate internationally | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
In the final part of her blog series on communicating internationally, Chia looks at seven more tips for native speakers including the use of humour, accommodation and adaptation skills, and cultural awareness.
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Dear stranger who disciplined my kiddo at the playground

Dear stranger who disciplined my kiddo at the playground | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
My kid was misbehaving at the playground and this random stranger woman decided to discipline my child, and here's what I want to say to her.
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Why isn’t ‘American’ a language?

Why isn’t ‘American’ a language? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Britain and the US share a common language – but English is spoken and spelled very differently on either side of the Atlantic. James Harbeck finds out why.
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Why Language Matters for the U.S. Military | Language News

Why Language Matters for the U.S. Military | Language News | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The U.S. is notoriously less language-capable than our allies and adversaries. This gap in training—which can’t adequately be filled by contract interpreters or
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George C. Marshall Center - European Center for Security Studies - English Enhancement Course Strengthens Marshall Center’s Network

George C. Marshall Center - European Center for Security Studies - English Enhancement Course Strengthens Marshall Center’s Network | 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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Replace the Word 'Very' with One of These 128 Modifiers. The importance of adverbs

Replace the Word 'Very' with One of These 128 Modifiers. The importance of adverbs | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Want to know more how learners use adverbs such as very: Adverb use and language proficiency in young learners’ writing URL: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/262580566_Adverb_use_and_language_proficiency_in_young_learners%27_writing

Via Pascual Pérez-Paredes
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The BFG reminds us that wordplay is part of learning and mastering language

The BFG reminds us that wordplay is part of learning and mastering language | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
From Jabberwocky to the BFG's gobblefunking, playing with words is the first step to mastering them – not something to be ironed out of teaching.
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English language requirement for public sector workers: impact assessment - Publications - GOV.UK

English language requirement for public sector workers: impact assessment - Publications - GOV.UK | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Impact assessment on legislation to ensure that every public sector worker in a customer-facing role speaks fluent English.
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Scola.org

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,SCOLA is a nonprofit educational organization that provides authentic foreign language resources in more than 200 native languages. SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign television programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material on this website.
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English language could be dropped from European Union after Brexit

English language could be dropped from European Union after Brexit | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
English could be banned as an official language of the EU after Brexit despite being the most spoken in Europe, an official has admitted.
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Critical Thinking And English Language Teaching Pt. 1 - EFL Magazine

Critical Thinking And English Language Teaching Pt. 1 - EFL Magazine | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Critical Thinking And English Language Teaching Pt. 1.Critical thinking has been a buzzword for some time now. In fact, judging by the research, it has been
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Call Me Professor Jolie Pitt: The Buzz About Her New Job

Call Me Professor Jolie Pitt: The Buzz About Her New Job | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Angelina Jolie was just appointed a professor for the coming semester at the London School of Economics. The development world is having a pro-con debate.
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How international students are changing the 'rich Asian' narrative

How international students are changing the 'rich Asian' narrative | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Ultra-rich families – mostly from mainland China – continue to send their children to college in the US. But the latest waves of international students are younger, less wealthy, and from more diverse backgrounds.
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15 Smart Study Tactics Based on the Latest Brain Research - InformED

15 Smart Study Tactics Based on the Latest Brain Research - InformED | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Think you know everything there is to know about smart studying? You may be surprised by some of the past year’s research. Below are 15 new insights on how to prep for exams and boost your academic achievements in general. 1. Learn slightly differently each time. When acquiring a new skill, make slight changes during each... Read More
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Peace Corps launches English-language program in Vietnam

Peace Corps launches English-language program in Vietnam | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The Peace Corps and the Vietnamese government announced Tuesday that the worldwide volunteer travel program will be established in Vietnam for the first time in history.
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13 Items Labeled “American” in Other Countries

13 Items Labeled “American” in Other Countries | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
America is a worldwide brand of sorts, but it doesn’t carry the same connotations everywhere.
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