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Teaching Pronunciation: Top tips from Laura Patsko

Teaching Pronunciation: Top tips from Laura Patsko | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Our Senior Research Manager Laura Patsko shares the first five of her top ten tips for teaching pronunciation. 1. Make sure you teach pronunciation! First and foremost on this list of top tips: don’t be afraid of teaching pronunciation! It isn’t just a ‘nice to have’. It affects all areas of language learning – for …

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, July 22, 2015 6:32 AM

Nothing to argue with here.

Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, July 23, 2015 7:53 AM

Very useful information. I especially like tips 3, 4, and 5.

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Non-native accents: ELFpron activities

Non-native accents: ELFpron activities | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
This is the second post about gems of resources uncovered in the Aladdin’s cave that is the BBC Learning English website. Check out our first post for suggestions on using the BBC’s “Better speaking” series.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, November 26, 2014 12:32 AM

Activities and (BBC) resources for EFL/ESL work with non-native pronunciation

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"Am I too old to learn a new language ?" | The Guardian

"Am I too old to learn a new language ?" | The Guardian | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The brain's neuroplasticity decreases with age, but this shouldn't put off older learners – they do have some advantages

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Monica Mirza's curator insight, September 13, 2014 6:08 AM

"[...] Despite the difficulties, Black regards learning foreign languages as FUN, and treats the endeavour like A PUZZLE that has TO BE SOLVED [...].

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Free TEFL EFL ESL ESOL Worksheets

Free TEFL EFL ESL ESOL Worksheets | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A collection of high quality resources for teaching and learning English for speakers of other languages.

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Patty Ball's curator insight, February 9, 2013 10:56 AM

A collection of high quality resources for teaching and learning English for speakers of other languages.

Sarah Kosloski's curator insight, September 23, 2013 11:35 PM

Free ESL worksheets, all skills covered.

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Never-ending letters - teaching and learning the spelling of Englis...

Slides offering an overview of some English spelling rules.


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Thanksgiving Lesson Resources

Thanksgiving Lesson Resources | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, and Intermediate English lessons and games - vocabulary, quizzes and worksheets for adult English language learners and kids.


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Creative ideas for using songs

Creative ideas for using songs | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words

Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Vanessa Vaile:

"Need pronunciation help? This free online Talking Dictionary of English Pronunciation might be just the app for you.  Type a word into search blank. When your entry appears in pink, mouse over to hear it pronounced. Create lists of up to 15 entries like this: cat; cart; cut; caught etc. There are currently 158,480 entries in the dictionary."


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Picturebooks in ELT: What does it mean to be a Huey?

Picturebooks in ELT: What does it mean to be a Huey? | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Sandie Mourão, a freelance English language teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer based in Portugal, has this blog on picturebooks for English language teaching.


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teaching a foreign language

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teaching a foreign language

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 28, 2015 10:11 AM

Newly qualified high school EFL teacher in France has found time to start her own Scoop.it.  Respect total :-)

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List of German expressions in English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

List of German expressions in English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As languages, English and German descend from the common ancestor language West Germanic and further back to Proto-Germanic; because of this, some English words are essentially identical to their German lexical counterparts, either in spelling ( Hand, Sand, Finger) or pronunciation ( fish = Fisch, mouse = Maus), or both ( Arm, Ring); these are excluded from this list.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 11, 2014 10:21 AM

As languages, English and German descend from the common ancestor language West Germanic and further back to Proto-Germanic; because of this, some English words are essentially identical to their German lexical counterparts, either in spelling ( Hand, Sand, Finger) or pronunciation ( fish = Fisch, mouse = Maus), or both ( Arm, Ring); these are excluded from this list.


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How ESL and EFL classrooms differ

How ESL and EFL classrooms differ | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In her first guest post for OUP, Kate Bell, a writer and researcher, talks us through some of the practical differences between ESL and EFL classrooms. You may think that teaching English is teachi...

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, April 1, 2013 7:46 AM

Little to argue with here (unless it's "understanding culture is an invaluable step towards fluency")

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Holiday History - Pumpkin Pie

Holiday History - Pumpkin Pie | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A timely upper-intermediate activity


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Glossary of terms for EFL, ESL, ELT

Glossary of terms for EFL, ESL, ELT | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A list of glossaries put together by Larry Ferlazzo in 2009, including

 

A (Mostly) Complete Glossary for ESL EFL Teaching From Heads Up English

ESL Glossary From Bogglesworld

ESL Terminology From State University of New York — Courtland

ELT Terminology, Abbreviations & Acronyms From TEFL.net

Understanding Second Language Terminology From Everything ESL

The British Council’s Teaching Knowledge Database

Teaching Foreign Languages Glossary from Annenberg

 


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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 25, 2013 10:02 AM

Most are still live - lots of good lists for training or independent professional development.

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45 Top Websites To Download Free EBooks - SloDive

45 Top Websites To Download Free EBooks - SloDive | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

45 Top Websites To Download Free EBooks. Some really useful sites where you can find the books and magazines you have been looking for and that too free of cost.


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Free Online Pronunciation Guides with Instant Sound: English + 9 Languages

Free Online Pronunciation Guides with Instant Sound: English + 9 Languages | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Pronunciation guides + online dictionary for English and 9 other languages with instant mouseover sound, completely free online: pronunciation guides are provided for English (7 varieties) French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese...

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How Interactive Ebooks Engage Readers and Enhance Learning

How Interactive Ebooks Engage Readers and Enhance Learning | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What's the difference between an ebook, an app and an interactive ebook? We explain.

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