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Learning English - The English We Speak - Blah blah blah

Learning English - The English We Speak - Blah blah blah | ELT | Scoop.it
Having a repetitive and boring conversation? This expression is for you. The English We Speak: 22 July 2014
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Listening exercises for British English

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Fly high with iTDI: Summer School MOOC for English Teachers - Official WizIQ Teach Blog

Fly high with iTDI: Summer School MOOC for English Teachers - Official WizIQ Teach Blog | ELT | Scoop.it
Becoming Better Teachers with iTDi and WizIQ Founded and run by a team of dedicated teachers, the International Teacher Development Institute (iTDi) is a... (RT @SerraRoseli: Join @anamariacult and @jenverschoor on Friday, July 25, 10 a.m.
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Teaching Pronunciation / FrontPage

Teaching Pronunciation / FrontPage | ELT | Scoop.it
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Marla Yoshida's unbelieveable treasure trove of links, activities, videos, and more for speaking/listening/pronunciation/phonemic awareness.

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TOOL: ELT Writer/Teacher Toolkit

TOOL: ELT Writer/Teacher Toolkit | ELT | Scoop.it

Click on TOOL you want in Comments.


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John Chrimes's curator insight, July 15, 2014 1:07 PM

Doing a small-scale ELT writing project? Writing and DTP yourself? Been there ... you'll need an ELT Writer/Teacher ToolKit for your content creation.
1 anagrams ... http://bit.ly/1ndIsOH
2 sentence scramble ... http://bit.ly/1jSxfTf
3 wordsearch ... http://bit.ly/1llpYut
4 crossword ... http://bit.ly/1mX1l6R
5 phonetic transcript ... http://sco.lt/5WIVZB
6 collocation lists ... http://sco.lt/6c4MGP
7 readability scores ... http://sco.lt/5LYwkb
8 CEFR vocab check ... http://sco.lt/54ThE9
9 word families ... http://sco.lt/93ab5N
10 more CEFR checking ... http://bit.ly/UbQ5rP

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ESL Teachers Ask: Why Is Listening Comprehension So Hard for My Students?

ESL Teachers Ask: Why Is Listening Comprehension So Hard for My Students? | ELT | Scoop.it
I have a particular group of ESL students, whose weak point seems to be listening comprehension. I have to play the audio recording several times before they're able to answer a
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A problem for all levels!

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DM? CLT? TPR? 6 Most Popular ESL Teaching Methods, And Which One You Should Be Using

DM? CLT? TPR? 6 Most Popular ESL Teaching Methods, And Which One You Should Be Using | ELT | Scoop.it
People have been learning second languages for ages.
English hasn't always been the popular choice. Once upon a time those who were considered “cultured” learned Latin and/or Greek. Soon after French was the popular choice where second lan ...

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An interesting run-down of methods. An eclectic approach mixing methods keeps things fresh!

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The Over-hyped And Non-over-hyped Words

The Over-hyped And Non-over-hyped Words | ELT | Scoop.it
The Over-Hyped and Non-Over-Hyped Words December 20, 2010 @ 10:26 AM | By Kate Nelson If you sit in enough meetings, either around a conference room table or on an audio conference call or web conference , you start to pick up on a lot of buzzwords...
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Buzzwords - an interesting addition to an ELL lesson. Especially speaking/listening!

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Reading

Reading | ELT | Scoop.it
Reading is one of the best ways to increase your vocabulary and to become a better writer, but of course you probably know this already. So what can you do to make the reading process more...
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Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Bread and butter

Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Bread and butter | ELT | Scoop.it
How do you pay for your food? An expression about earning money. Today's Phrase: 10 June 2014
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A useful way to study English (British) idioms/phrases

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Recordings

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Session and Keynote Recordings

As conference sessions conclude, the links below will begin to take you to the recordings. No results for a link could indicate…
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Professional development opportunities. Enlightening TESOL webinars.

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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: ELT Blog Carnival - Pronunciation

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: ELT Blog Carnival - Pronunciation | ELT | Scoop.it
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A great resource for instructors putting together a course, or a lesson!

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ELT Blog Carnival - Pronunciation

ELT Blog Carnival - Pronunciation | ELT | Scoop.it

When I volunteered to host this month's ELT blog carnival I was eager to get teachers everywhere to pitch in and help out with this tricky subject. Below you'll find an array of blogs on the topic of pronunciation. I hope that they help you feel more confident, as they have helped me grow as a teacher.


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A great resource for pronunciation information/ideas

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Really nice collection of blog posts on the topic of pronunciation.

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How Was Your ESL Lesson? How To Assess Your Own Teaching [Checklist]

How Was Your ESL Lesson? How To Assess Your Own Teaching [Checklist] | ELT | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how well you are doing your job?
This is a question we all have to ask ourselves.

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Very cool!

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Who Am I?: 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Yourself to Your Class

Who Am I?: 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Yourself to Your Class | ELT | Scoop.it
One of the first challenges facing newly minted English teachers, especially when teaching in a foreign country, is finding a way to introduce themselves to their new class.

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A very handy resource for any teacher who wants an interesting start!

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