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Is it time to rethink dyslexia?

Is it time to rethink dyslexia? | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
Declared cases are multiplying, but the diagnosis still lacks scientific rigour, argues Julian Elliott
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Functional Skills Resources - LiveBinder

Resources for Learning Providers delivering Functional Skills here in the UK
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John Dalzel's Functional Skills livebinder collection

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Course: Free Teacher Training Videos

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Jo Gakonga's collection of excellent ELT teacher training videos.

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English Effect: the value of English to the UK and the world | British Council

English Effect: the value of English to the UK and the world | British Council | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
English has become a global language. Learn about its economic value to the UK, its impact on the lives of individuals, how it contributes to growth and stability in developing countries...
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Jisc RSC Northwest Moodle: Login to the site

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Inspire me webinar series recordings.

 

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5 ways to use the corpora for classroom activities

5 ways to use the corpora for classroom activities | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
In her blog this week, Chia Suan Chong offers up  5 more ways of using the corpus to create classroom activities...
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Numeracy Quizzes and Activities for EFL Learners

Numeracy Quizzes and Activities for EFL Learners | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
Online maths quizzes for English students, young learners and kids.
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Lucy Mangan: the language barrier

Lucy Mangan: the language barrier | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
'In this sad, fearful, little country your accent still goes to the heart of who you are,' says Lucy Mangan. 'It locates you not just geographically, but economically and socially'
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Possibly to use as stimulus for speaking task at interview.

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From brain to language to accent

From brain to language to accent | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
Some people have a hard time learning a new language; others find it baffling when someone imitates a foreign accent (here's how the stars do it).
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Teacher support to help develop learners' literacy and language skills

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A mini course looking at the basics of supporting ESOL and Literacy Learners.  A useful taster course for those considering teaching ESOL or Literacy.

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Inductive Grammar - Teaching Grammar Inductively

A short video I have produced while giving a teaching trainner seminar to instructors at a school in Coronel Fabriciano/MG. The material used is the Touchsto...
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Jo Gakonga gives an overview of three approaches to teaching grammar.

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Free online tutorial for using WordPress

Free online tutorial for using WordPress | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
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Russell Stannard's training videos on how to set up and develop a wordpress blog.

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CELTA Concept Check Questions - Vocabulary

CELTA input session on concept checking questions for vocabulary. Try www.elt-training.com for more useful videos and a 'grammar for celta' course
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Literacies and Fallacies | DMLcentral

Literacies and Fallacies | DMLcentral | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
As someone who inhabits multiple learning worlds in libraries and public schools, concepts of literacy–traditional and emerging–are central to my work as I think about pedagogies that inform literacy practices in these spaces.  Educational policies...

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Interesting article on definitions of literacy and their underlying values and influences.

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How the Brain Picks up a Second Language

How the Brain Picks up a Second Language | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
Learning a language can be an excellent way to open a child up to another world, and especially at a young age, introducing new information can be critical to forming syllabus and language structure.
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3 contrasting views on the effects of text messaging on English grammar | Teach them English

3 contrasting views on the effects of text messaging on English grammar | Teach them English | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
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Learning with 'e's: Technoliteracy

Learning with 'e's: Technoliteracy | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
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Ref to Crystal.  students know the difference.

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Seminars | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Seminars | EnglishAgenda | British Council | L5 Diploma | Scoop.it
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Series of seminars looking at a range of aspects of English Language Teaching.

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