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Learning English - English at Work - Episode 26: You cannot be serious!

Learning English - English at Work - Episode 26: You cannot be serious! | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Mr Socrates, the big boss from America, is in town and he's not happy with the hotel room Anna has booked for him. English at Work: Episode 26: You cannot be serious! 8 August 2012 (#LearnEnglish You cannot be serious!
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Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages, Map, Facts, Photos, Videos -- National Geographic

Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages, Map, Facts, Photos, Videos -- National Geographic | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Learn about National Geographic's Enduring Voices Project, working to document endangered languages. Get language facts, photos, map, and more.

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From 'App' To 'Tea': English Examined In '100 Words'

From 'App' To 'Tea': English Examined In '100 Words' | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Linguist David Crystal believes every word has a story to tell, even the ones as commonplace as and.

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Jokes and Their Place in ESL Teaching

Jokes and Their Place in ESL Teaching | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it

We think that humor can be used very effectively as a teaching tool. Are English Jokes Funny for ESL Students? Jokes make us ...


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A Digital Love Letter to a Dying Language

A Digital Love Letter to a Dying Language | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it

With the help of modern technology, it is truly possible for all mother tongues to not only belong to their rightful communities, but to be enjoyed by all of us.


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Is Grammar More Cultural Than Universal? Study Challenges Chomsky’s Theory

Is Grammar More Cultural Than Universal? Study Challenges Chomsky’s Theory...


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Global English and Language Change — Macmillan Dictionary Blog

Global English and Language Change — Macmillan Dictionary Blog | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Global English and language change from Macmillan Dictionary Blog. We discuss slang, neologisms, etymology, new words in English, common errors in English, word formation and words in the news. The living language of English today.

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Top 10 Language Acquisition Videos | Voxy Blog

Top 10 Language Acquisition Videos | Voxy Blog | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
RT @briankotts: A good selection of TED talks on Linguistics http://t.co/MrNFzkjT /via @voxy...

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Multi-Lingual Vocabulary Trainer

Multi-Lingual Vocabulary Trainer | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Cross-platform application aimed at helping users to learn vocabulary from any foreign language(s). Add/Edit/Delete vocab words (w/ translation, category, ...

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The Pros and Cons of English Language Learning: A New Identity

The Pros and Cons of English Language Learning: A New Identity | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
What happens to your identity when you learn a new language? A lot of English language learners form a new identity. Here's how to make this work for you...

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News English Lessons | ESL Lesson Plans | Great Wall of China

News English Lessons: FREE 11-page handout and mp3 on Great Wall of China.
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10 top tips for improving IELTS Scores

10 top tips for improving IELTS Scores | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Having done a lot of work with IELTS students (in fact eons ago I administered the Davies Test which was a pre-cursor of IELTS!!) I felt it might be useful to pass on a few ideas I give my own stu...
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10 Most Common Questions From English Language Learners

10 Most Common Questions From English Language Learners | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
The 10 most common questions from English language learners! Get answers to questions about grammar, pronunciation and how to learn English.
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Urban Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLs - Education Week News

Urban Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLs - Education Week News | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Urban Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLs Education Week News That dissatisfaction was captured in a survey of 44 council districts last year, in which 82 percent of the principals, teachers, and central-office administrators who...
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Noam Chomsky on linguistics (and climate change.)

Noam Chomsky on linguistics (and climate change.) | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Why can everyone learn Portuguese? Are some aspects of our nature unknowable? Can you imagine Richard Nixon as a radical? Is Twitter a trivializer?

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Ye Olde Debunking

Have you ever wondered where "Ye Olde" spelling comes from? Today we unravel this thorny linguistic issue.

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Cambridge Journals Online - Fulltext

Cambridge Journals Online - Fulltext | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it

Cambridge Journals Online (CJO) is the e-publishing service for over 230 journals published by Cambridge University Press and is entirely developed and hosted in-house. The platform's powerful capacity and reliable performance are maintained by a combination of our own expertise and a process of consultation with the library and research communities. With the help of these stakeholders, we maintain CJO as an industry-leading e-publishing service.


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2 Gr8 2 B 4Got10: Will Texting Kill Language As We Know It?

2 Gr8 2 B 4Got10: Will Texting Kill Language As We Know It? | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it

Conway Wigg shares lessons learned from an eminent linguist, Prof. David Crystal, on the evolution of language and the impact of mobile communication.


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Code-switching Is Much More than Careless Mixing: Multilinguals Know the Rules! | Multilingual Living

Code-switching Is Much More than Careless Mixing: Multilinguals Know the Rules! | Multilingual Living | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it

By Jacomine Nortier Photo credit: Ed Yourdon The reactions a few weeks ago on the Multilingual Living Facebook page to the post Language Switching with (Some interesting thoughts on code-switching (or rather code-mixing) #multilingualism...


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Foreign Language words used in English Language

List of foreign language words used in English language.English has many foreign language words and phrases.Learn about these words and phrases.

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Linguistic imperialism alive and kicking

Linguistic imperialism alive and kicking | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Multilingualism under threat from the 'superpowers' of ELT (RT @Tailche http://t.co/BdTBHtNV Multilingualism under threat...)...

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What Is Globalization? - Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky on globalization. (What Is Globalization?

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David Crystal on It's Only a Theory S01E02

David Crystal on It's Only a Theory, defending the proposition that texting is good for the English language.

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Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners | EnglishAgenda | British Council | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Check out this interesting survey produced in collaboration with Aston University into the transition for...
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English Conversation Practice | How to Make Small Talk

English Conversation Practice | How to Make Small Talk | ESOL 7 | Scoop.it
Do you want to get more English conversation practice with native speakers? Learn how to make small talk! Learn new phrases in this post.
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