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How to Say Thank You in 30 Languages - YouTube

'Tis the season for being thankful. But you know what sounds a whole lot cooler than "thank you"? Merci, gracias, or takk. Spread a little multicultural grat...
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Mark's vowel chart explained on video | Hancock McDonald ELT

Mark's vowel chart explained on video | Hancock McDonald ELT | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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Choosing, Reading, Sharing! ER so to speak!

Choosing, Reading, Sharing! ER so to speak! | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Week 1: Introducing graded readers and how to choose them Evaluating level: focus on comprehension The text I chose for this diagnostic stage was a comic story (9 pages long with 610 running words ...
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New algorithm can separate unstructured text into topics with high accuracy and reproducibility

New algorithm can separate unstructured text into topics with high accuracy and reproducibility | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Much of our reams of data sit in large databases of unstructured text. Finding insights among emails, text documents, and websites is extremely difficult unless we can search, characterize, and classify their text data in a meaningful way.

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Arabic students and spelling (IATEFL Harrogate 2014)

Arabic students and spelling (IATEFL Harrogate 2014) | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
At IATEFL Harrogate I watched a presentation which went a long way towards answering a question I posed on this blog a while back: How can we help Arabic learners with their huge problems with spel...
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The English Club - Review - Find English Lessons

The English Club - Review - Find English Lessons | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The English Club is a general English website for learners and teachers of English. There is loads of content but how does it compare to newer websites?
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7 cultural concepts we don't have in the U.S.

7 cultural concepts we don't have in the U.S. | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Perhaps one of these ideas will inspire you to think differently in your day-to-day life.
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Teaching learning strategies to ELLs: What, why, when, how

Teaching learning strategies to ELLs: What, why, when, how | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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LOL Teacher! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning | Innovative Teaching | Go Teach

LOL Teacher! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning | Innovative Teaching | Go Teach | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Laughing with students can help them connect on a deeper level with you and the learning. Try these four strategies to incorporate humor into your teaching.
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Confessions of a Fixer

Confessions of a Fixer | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
How one former coach perpetuated a cheating scheme that benefited hundreds of college athletes.
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The Benefits of Attending Conferences | Simon Borg

I'm writing this month’s blog to accompany the publication of an article that has just appeared in ELT Journal. The full text of the advance access version of
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Complexity in ELT: what it is and what it isn't

Complexity in ELT: what it is and what it isn't | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
“The last time I did this lesson, the students loved it. I tried it again today, with another class that was just like the first one, and it was an absolute disaster”. “They’ve been learning Englis...
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Vocab tip: G is for Guessing

Vocab tip: G is for Guessing | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Learning new words by guessing is a good idea but it is not enough.  Guessing new words from context is an important skill because if you use a dictionary every time you meet an unknown word you wi...
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Interview with Penny Ur - Part I - Cambridge Conversations

Interview with Penny Ur - Part I - Cambridge Conversations | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
All this week we’ll be celebrating the publication of Discussions and More, a fully updated and revised edition of Penny Ur’s classic handbook, Discussions that Work. We’ll be sharing some activities from the book later this week; on Tuesday, Penny will be joining us for a webinar (sign up here), and today we have the …
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Oh Snap, Can I (Legally) Use That Photo? - Peg Fitzpatrick

Oh Snap, Can I (Legally) Use That Photo? - Peg Fitzpatrick | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it

Everyday we search for just the right photo for our post on our blog, Facebook or Google+ from a wide variety of sources. But do you have the legal right to use the photo just because it’s online? No. Can you get in trouble for this? Yes. Let’s look at what you can …

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Test Your Body Language IQ

Test Your Body Language IQ | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
15 questions to find out what you know about our glances and stances.
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35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentat
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What's Going On Inside The Mind Of A Speed Reader?

What's Going On Inside The Mind Of A Speed Reader? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Speed reading techniques may be a strategy for future learning comprehension.

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Modern English Teacher - free sample issue - July 2014 digital edition

Modern English Teacher - free sample issue - July 2014 digital edition | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Please click to launch this digital edition.
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U.S. naturalization test

The 100 civics questions and answers for the naturalization test.
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