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nuctutor: Lexical and Grammatical Word Classes

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What does it mean to 'know' a word?

This essay examines what it means to know a word.
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The Teenage Brain: How Do We Measure Maturity? - Association for Psychological Science

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English for Prostitutes

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I wanted to start the year with a very positive, motivational, ‘nice’ blog post. But maybe next year. Here’s the story: Brazilian prostitutes will be given the chance to study Eng...

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Sue Lyon-Jones's curator insight, January 9, 2013 1:33 PM

Thought provoking and intelligent post to kick off the New Year by Willy Cardoso.

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Liverpool Online IATEFL 2013: Technology Terms: 10 FAQ

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Writing for an academic Journal

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Do you want to write an article for an academic journal? Don’t know how to get started? Graham Hall, editor of ELT Journal, offers some advice. What’s your view of ‘theory’ and ‘research’ in Englis...
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Call for Book Proposals

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Why has the lexical approach been so long in coming? - The Guardian

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The Guardian Why has the lexical approach been so long in coming? The Guardian Opinion.

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Migrant English – and why it will only get worse - The Guardian

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The Guardian Migrant English – and why it will only get worse The Guardian The way it previously worked was that rather than take a citizenship test with little or no chance of passing, those who really struggled with English were entitled to enrol...

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Why Socialism? By Albert Einstein

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-- Support Liberalism Resurgent.
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Blog | Simon Borg | the joys of being an academic

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The verbing of English

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As Calvin in the cartoon strip Calvin & Hobbes once said, "verbing weirds language" :-) . In this article Jon Hird takes a look at some of the most recent verbing of English...


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Billions for Wall Street, Sacrifice for Everyone Else

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Psycholinguistics involvement load hypothesis

An essay examining the pedagogic implications of the Involvement Load hypothesis.
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Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers

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Humanising Language Teaching Magazine offers lesson plans, student exercises, articles by top EFL professionals, new TEFL publication
notices, and much more for teachers and educators of English as a Foreign Langauge.
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Jay Walker on the world's English mania | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English -- "the world's second language" -- by the thousands.

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Sue Lyon-Jones's curator insight, January 6, 2013 4:02 AM

Thanks to Carl Dowse for sharing this interesting talk.

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David Crystal on It's Only a Theory S01E02

David Crystal on It's Only a Theory, defending the proposition that texting is good for the English language.

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Onwards Learning – The English Language Learning Market in 2013 & Beyond

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Liverpool Online | The 47th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition

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2014 TESOL Convention - Call for Proposals

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2014 Portland Convention
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Oh My English! - Free Malaysia Today

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Oh My English! Free Malaysia Today Disclaimer 2: There are some brilliant and wonderful native speaking teachers out there, who are doing an amazing job in raising the standards of English Language Teaching (ELT) around the globe.

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TESOL 2013 Highlights – Day 1 – Part 2 | English with Jennifer

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TESOL 2013 Highlights – Day 1 – Part 2. Creating and Choosing the Best Materials for Speaking and Pronunciation. Before my own 12:00 presentation on Thursday, I was able to sit in on the first half of this wonderful ...

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Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Using Videos | MindShift

Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Using Videos | MindShift | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it

Among all the millions of videos out there, how do you find the great ones? How do you evaluate the quality of a video? Who are the great content creators, and what are the best curation sites? Which kinds of videos work as fun supplements, and which are best for actual instruction? How do you get students engaged in discussion after watching videos? How do you blend videos into your curriculum?

 


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Useful text to get the best of videos in the classroom.

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Start your Flip Learning & Teaching

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A good read in a shifting world.

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5 False Prophets In Language Teaching

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Learning a language is a very personal endeavor. Each individual uses different ways to reach the same result: being able to communicate in a foreign language. But the road to success is paved with...
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18 - 29 March 2013: Article Discussion: Own-language use in language teaching and learning

Article Discussion: 'Own-language use in language teaching and learning’ Date: 18 - 29 March 2013 Article: 'Own-language use in language teaching and learning', by Graham Hall and Guy Cook. Guest...
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