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interesting articles on sites about teaching English as a foreign language.
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The fourth skill - Republica

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The fourth skill
Republica
Classroom teaching is not student friendly in many parts of the country. The image of a language teacher (especially English language teacher) is of an angry bull walking on an open street.
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This article is more about the importance of learning to write than about angry bulls.  Ever more relevant, the skill of writing is nevertheless often ignored. These days a great deal of our exchanges with the world are in words, not speech, and there is a huge necessity to be able to write a language as well as to be able to speak it.

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BlaBlaMeter - Bullshit detection tool

BlaBla Meter - Bullshit detection tool...  try it on yourself, your students or colleagues - just how much BS are you writing?  Works in German and Spanish, too.

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Peer editing and correction uising the overhead projector

Peer editing and correction uising the overhead projector | Articles re. education | Scoop.it

A nice idea that would work for all levels and all types of writing tasks.

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Calculate Your Average Sentence Length | Email Marketing Best Practices

Variety of sentence length is an important factor in good writing — attending to the number of words in each sentence enhances the rhythm of your composition.. who knows when this might be useful, even outside marketing!

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