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Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators

Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators | English Language Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
In a room full of non-native speakers, ‘there isn’t any chance of understanding’. It might be their language, but the message is often lost
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What is a corpus?

What is a corpus? This screencast talks about how the term 'corpus' is used in corpus linguistics. Feel free to use in your own teaching of corpus linguistics.
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Definição acadêmica de um corpus.

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Leoxicon: The return of translation: opportunities and pitfalls

Leoxicon: The return of translation: opportunities and pitfalls | English Language Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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A commercial hindrance for big publishers selling English coursebooks on a worldwide scale. On the other hand, a fantastic  legitimate tool for the L1-homogeneous classroom setting.

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BBC 6 Minute Vocabulary: Chunks of language (transcript video)

In this lesson you can learn about chunks of language: their exact meaning depends on all their words. Do you always learn English expressions word by word?
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Interesting!

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Universidades do Reino Unido e dos EUA dão 'reforço' de inglês para brasileiros

Universidades do Reino Unido e dos EUA dão 'reforço' de inglês para brasileiros | English Language Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Programas ajudam alunos que atingem nota no teste de proficiência, mas não têm fluência


Via Luciano Sathler
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Indícios de que as escolas tradicionais de idiomas não estão dando conta do recado!

 

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Learning Language in Chunks

Learning Language in Chunks | English Language Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
How we learn languages in canned phrases, and what that means for the teaching of English.
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Brilliant insight!

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More and more evident!

 

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In Conversation with... Michael Rundell

Professor Tony McEnery speaks with Michael Rundell about Corpus Linguistics.
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A big name in the field.

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Jayne Silva and Andrea Borsato talk to student about Lexical Notebooks

IH London teachers Jayne and Andrea are passionate about Lexical Notebooks and their students share their passion too. Here they tell us why they've thrown ...
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Uma ferramenta muito útil para o aprendiz de línguas.

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Why has the lexical approach been so long in coming? | Education | The Guardian

Why has the lexical approach been so long in coming? | Education | The Guardian | English Language Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The discovery of chunks of language from every-day English were meant to revolutionise teaching
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Lewis's ideas still need to be more widely spread!

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EduGeek Webinar #1, Part 1: Teaching Chunks of Language

View the archived webinar that Tyson and Tania of English Central presented on Lindstromberg and Boers' book "Teaching Chunks of Language; From noticing ...
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Moving forward with Corpus Linguistics (1)

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Learning Language in Chunks

Learning Language in Chunks | English Language Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
How we learn languages in canned phrases, and what that means for the teaching of English.
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More and more evident!

 

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