ELT (mostly) Arti...
Follow
Find
1.0K views | +1 today
ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading
Sharing links to interesting articles and sites
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

On privilege - The Pencilsword: On a plate

A short story about privilege. By Toby Morris.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

12 Things Language Learners Like | Language News

We've talked about the problems all language learners face, but what about the joys of learning a language? There’s a reason—or 12—that we all love it so much.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

‘Biggest-ever Mooc’ starts on FutureLearn

‘Biggest-ever Mooc’ starts on FutureLearn | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
FutureLearn, the UK massive open online course platform, has this week commenced what it believes is the biggest-ever Mooc.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

ESL Teachers Ask: How Can I Increase Student Engagement?

ESL Teachers Ask: How Can I Increase Student Engagement? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
I have a group of very nice, polite adult learners, who meet the basic requirements for the course, but I would love it if they would participate more actively and with greater enthus
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

What’s the Point of a Professor?

What’s the Point of a Professor? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
We used to be mentors and moral authorities. Now we just hand out A’s.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

Why it's a school's problem when a parent doesn't speak English

Why it's a school's problem when a parent doesn't speak English | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
While the number of students growing up in families who don’t speak English is increasing in the suburbs, the schools aren’t always as equipped as their urban counterparts to meet the demands of a more diverse student body.

A new Center for American Progress report calls on schools to provide English language instruction not only to the children they serve, but to the parents of those students as well.

“There are a lot of communities that are getting influxes of immigrants who have never had i
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

24 Struggles All Third Culture Kids Understand

24 Struggles All Third Culture Kids Understand | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
1. The question, “Where are you from?” is the most annoying, nerve-wrecking, anxiety-inducing question someone can ask you.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Roxane Harrison from English Language Testing
Scoop.it!

Mooc test agreement between FutureLearn and Pearson

Mooc test agreement between FutureLearn and Pearson | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The UK massive open online course platform FutureLearn has signed an agreement with the proctored examination provider Pearson VUE
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

ESL Teacher Salaries: 9 Countries Where You'll Get Paid The Most | GoOverseas.com

ESL Teacher Salaries: 9 Countries Where You'll Get Paid The Most | GoOverseas.com | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Go Overseas highlights where ESL teachers salaries are well paid. Here are the 9 countries where the ESL teacher salary is high.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

A critical review of age-related research on L2 ultimate attainment

A critical review of age-related research on L2 ultimate attainment | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Carmen Muñoz, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain David Singleton Trinity College Dublin, Ireland This article addresses age-related attainment effects in second language acquisition, posing the questi...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

Second Language Listening: Where Are We?

Second Language Listening: Where Are We? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The past twenty years has seen a big shift in the way in which second language listening is viewed, and in how it is practiced in the classroom. This article reviews some of these developments.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

24 Brilliant Portmanteaus You Should Add To Your Vocabulary

24 Brilliant Portmanteaus You Should Add To Your Vocabulary | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The most brilliant portmanteaus perfectly represent today's fast-changing world.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

Pros and Cons of Open Source LMSs Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Pros and Cons of Open Source LMSs Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
he Pros and Cons of Open Source LMSs Infographic explores the advantages and disadvantages of open source LMSs compared to commercial systems.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

The Ultimate Guide to ESL Grammar Games

The Ultimate Guide to ESL Grammar Games | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Do games and English grammar really mix in the ESL classroom? Create an effective English language lesson plan with these awesome games.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

Why Talking About the Brain Can Empower Learners

Why Talking About the Brain Can Empower Learners | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Understanding what struggle can do for the brain can help learners, explains Stanford professor Carol Dweck.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

Pedal-Powered Washer Needs No Electricity and Costs Only $40

Pedal-Powered Washer Needs No Electricity and Costs Only $40 | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

G is for Granularity

G is for Granularity | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Granular is a buzz word in the discourse of publishing these days. With its vaguely breakfast cereal connotations it conjures up an image of learning content made palatable and wholesome. For examp...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

How To Improve Listening Skills In A Foreign Language | THE UNIVERSE OF MEMORY

How To Improve Listening Skills In A Foreign Language | THE UNIVERSE OF MEMORY | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
25 Tips and Strategies which will help you listen more effectively without spending hundreds of hours.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Roxane Harrison
Scoop.it!

30 Ways Body Language Will Give You Away

30 Ways Body Language Will Give You Away | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Body language can say more than you want and even undermine you. Learn what others may think when you do some of the things you don't mean to do!
more...
No comment yet.