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Propaganda and Ideology in Everyday Life - Social Science blog

Propaganda and Ideology in Everyday Life - Social Science blog | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The British Library and University of Nottingham are presenting a free online course, Propaganda and Ideology in Everyday Life, starting on 16th May 2016
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The way we use language in politics matters | Will Hutton

The way we use language in politics matters | Will Hutton | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson’s disregard for the truth is evidence of the depths to which Eurosceptics will sink
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English has taken over academia: but the real culprit is not linguistic

English has taken over academia: but the real culprit is not linguistic | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
With English dominating university life around the world, what are we losing?
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‘Today is an historic day,’ says Ban, as 175 countries sign Paris climate accord

‘Today is an historic day,’ says Ban, as 175 countries sign Paris climate accord | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
As 175 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement at United Nations Headquarters today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the next critical step is to ensure that the landmark accord for global action on climate change enters into force as soon as possible.
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CELTA, the native-speaker bias and possible paths forward

CELTA, the native-speaker bias and possible paths forward | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Last week at IATEFL, Silvana Richardson delivered a rousing, righteous plenary tracing the historical roots of - and critiquing - the institutionalised mec
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The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

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How does the U.S. compare to the world in terms of language diversity?
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6 Reasons You Should Be Doing Digital Storytelling with Your Students

6 Reasons You Should Be Doing Digital Storytelling with Your Students | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling – in all its myriad forms – forges opportunities for both student initiative and student agency. With digital storytelling, students can create amazing projects with a greater range of creativity without being a stellar artist or wordsmith; they can tell stories or impart information in their own way and on their terms.

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6 Easy Steps for Getting Started Using Free Plickers for Assessment

6 Easy Steps for Getting Started Using Free Plickers for Assessment | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Individualize Student Learning with the Aid of Easy to Make and use “Paper Clickers”!

Via Luísa Lima, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Susan, Juergen Wagner
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Pragmatically speaking – why don’t we study and teach Pragmatics more? | Richmond Share

Pragmatically speaking – why don’t we study and teach Pragmatics more? | Richmond Share | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
My new @RichmondBrasil post is abt teaching n studying Pragmatics - is it worth it? https://t.co/mh8Pe0Hn6o #tesol #elt
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Exploring the World of English Language Teaching - Cambridge English Language Assessment

Exploring the World of English Language Teaching - Cambridge English Language Assessment | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Learn what it means to be a TEFL or English Language Teacher, and start preparing for your first teaching job.
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Managing the Digital Classroom

This is my presentation slide deck with all the links to the materials and resources from my plenary at King Saud University. The presentation looked at how we can resist the changes technology is forcing into the classroom or how we can welcome them, adapt our teaching style to them and make technology a positive forse for change.

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My slide deck from my plenary at King Saud University.

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My slide deck from my plenary at King Saud University.

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My slide deck from my plenary at King Saud University.

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Très bonne présentation pour celui qui va démarrer du e-learning au cours.
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A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Stanford physicist Carl Wieman is on a quest to bury the big lecture in favor of evidence-based techniques. But it's not clear higher education is listening.
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Why teachers need to know the wrong answers

Why teachers need to know the wrong answers | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
NPR delivers breaking national and world news. Also top stories from business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture. Subscribe to podcasts and RSS feeds.
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What Today Means for our Global Efforts to Combat Climate Change

What Today Means for our Global Efforts to Combat Climate Change | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Today, on Earth Day, nearly 170 countries will sign the Paris Agreement, reinforcing their commitment to the historic cl…
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A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs? Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host. 1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store clerks, human resource managers, coworkers, ban
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Inference: Reading and Writing Ideas as Well as Words

Much of what we understand, whether when listening or reading, we understand indirectly, by inference.
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The 9 limits of our planet … and how we’ve raced past 4 of them

The 9 limits of our planet … and how we’ve raced past 4 of them | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Johan Rockström says humanity has raced past four of the nine boundaries keeping our planet hospitable to modern life. But all is not lost!
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The future of language

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These charts will help you choose the language you should focus on today.
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Partner Language Training Center Europe at Marshall Center 

Partner Language Training Center Europe at Marshall Center  | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it

The Partner Language Training Center Europe, a NATO Partner Training and Education Centre, offers advanced and specialized classroom instruction in Arabic, English, French, Persian-Farsi, and Russian to US military and NATO/Partner nation attendees. Included in this are faculty professional development courses in language testing and classroom instruction and assessment.

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QUIZ: How well do you know German phrases?

QUIZ: How well do you know German phrases? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Do you actually know what Germans are talking about or hast du einen Vogel?
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Putting it together: integrated skills in EAP

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Nigel A. Caplan argues for meaningful integration of the skills in EAP.
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IH Journal - 16/03/2016 digital edition

IH Journal - 16/03/2016 digital edition | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Please click to launch this digital edition.
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