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The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Language learning | Scoop.it
Necessary cognitive fortification against propaganda, pseudoscience, and general falsehood.

Carl Sagan was many things -- a cosmic sage,
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Students preparing for GMAT will find this reading quite useful and same goes for tutors.

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Animated history of the English language

Animated history of the English language | Language learning | Scoop.it
If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from.
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Its a great video. a must watch for anybody interested in English Language.

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Download free eBooks at bookboon.com

Download free eBooks at bookboon.com | Language learning | Scoop.it
Bookboon.com provides 1000+ free eBooks. You can download textbooks and business books in PDF format without registration. The books are financed by a few in-book ads. Bookboon.com is the biggest eBook publisher in the world.
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Reading is the key to learning a language. This website is great who are looking for free ebooks.

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Can You Learn a New Language by Watching Movies or TV?

Can You Learn a New Language by Watching Movies or TV? | Language learning | Scoop.it
Watching TV or films in a language you'd like to learn is far from the only free or frugal method widely available to you.

Via MimicDotOrg
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An interesting article on how to use video, TV for learning a language.
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MimicDotOrg's curator insight, September 12, 2013 9:52 PM

Watching short videos and repeating them is better than trying to watch entire TV programs or movies in your target language.

DafeLang's curator insight, March 7, 2014 10:34 AM

An interesting article on how to use video, TV for learning a language!!.

 

 

 

You are interested in learning a new language by watching movies, listening to music or even by playing games, then come and find out our language resources at http://www.dafelang.com/#!l-resources/c2415

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Apps for English Learning

Apps for English Learning | Language learning | Scoop.it
Browse, discover and download apps for learning English from Cambridge University Press.
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cambridge has designed some great applications for android, ipad, iphone on English Learning. I am sure students and teachers both will find these innovative and interesting applications of great use.

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Working on the Road to Grammar and Eye on Idioms (English Teachers) - Yo Profesor

Working on the Road to Grammar and Eye on Idioms (English Teachers) - Yo Profesor | Language learning | Scoop.it
Tweet Road to Grammar is a free resource and this web page includes quizzes, games, and lessons for English language learners. Students will find 365 grammar quizzes.
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Quizzes can make language learning interesting. For all my students.

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10 (mostly) free apps for creative language learning

10 (mostly) free apps for creative language learning | Language learning | Scoop.it

Having shown us 10 free apps for teachers to use for planning and classroom management, Shaun Wilden returns with 10 more apps to aid language learning in creative ways. More and more teachers and ...


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Language learning can be made more effective by using applications now that most of the youngsters use smartphones.

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Finding the Comprehension Behind the Words | Online Learning Tips

Finding the Comprehension Behind the Words | Online Learning Tips | Language learning | Scoop.it
The first key to reading is to read what you love, from cars and sports, to Harry Potter or Stephen King. You will read the classics in school. When working on your reading comprehension at home, stick with what interests you.
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Reading is a very important part of learning a language. This article talks about how we can improve our reading skills by choosing the right material.

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DafeLang's curator insight, March 4, 2014 3:27 AM

Reading is a very important part of learning a language. This article talks about how we can improve our reading skills by choosing the right material.

 

 

 

Want to find more interesting language resources in english, french or german? Check out our language resources at http://www.dafelang.com/#!l-resources/c2415

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Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language

Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language | Language learning | Scoop.it
VirtualWritingTutor is a grammar checker for ESL writing. Finds common ESL spelling mistakes and grammar errors for free.

Via Nik Peachey, Sanjay Malaviya
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A great tool for English language students.

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Aline Choupin's curator insight, July 29, 2013 1:07 PM

top !

Camelia Mojica Rodríguez's comment, August 11, 2013 9:39 AM
is a very importante to learn english
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Great tool
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How to Introduce Yourself

How to Introduce Yourself | Language learning | Scoop.it
Get The Public Speaker’s take on what makes a good first impression. Learn how to introduce yourself in person or by letter to individuals and groups.
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"Breaking the Ice". Its a good article to start off!

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IELTS Word Power - Android Apps on Google Play

IELTS Word Power - Android Apps on Google Play | Language learning | Scoop.it
British Council IELTS Word Power is a vocabulary practice app for IELTS test takers. With over 100 questions to test your word power, this app helps to build vocabular...
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Its a great application for students who are preparing for the IELTS examination. Download and start learning.

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How Does Writing Affect Us?

How Does Writing Affect Us? | Language learning | Scoop.it
How the act of writing affects our brains.
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Writing is an integral part of learning a language. This article is great for those who need a push.

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Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Language learning | Scoop.it
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A great website for reading comprehensions.

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100 Free Writing Prompts for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

100 Free Writing Prompts for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Language learning | Scoop.it
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The writers block. A great way to start your essay and/ or helping your students write the right prompts.

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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Language learning | Scoop.it
15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

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Study English - Google+

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Study English - Cambridge English Examinations, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, SAT - Rose Mount is one of the leading Language School in India. It offers courses in General English, Cambridge English Examinations, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, SAT.
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This Google + page by Rose Mount has loads of resources on English learning. We hope you find it useful.

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BBC Languages – Free online lessons to learn and study with

BBC Languages – Free online lessons to learn and study with | Language learning | Scoop.it
Free online language learning: courses, audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests
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Learning a language can be fun. BBC offers some very interesting videos and lessons. Enjoy!

 Rose Mount Institute of Languages.

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3 Surprising Ways to Instantly Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

3 Surprising Ways to Instantly Improve Your Public Speaking Skills | Language learning | Scoop.it
Most people hate public speaking, don’t they? Anecdotally, we hear that people would rather die than have to get up in front of a group of other human beings and make a presentation. I sure can relate to that!
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Public speaking, giving presentations can actualy give the chills. Read on...

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Student Crossword | Grammar - New York Times (blog)

Student Crossword | Grammar - New York Times (blog) | Language learning | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)
Student Crossword | Grammar
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Learn more about grammar by playing our crossword, either online or in print. You can find the answers here.
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A great way to learn English grammar is through puzzels. An interesting tool to test your English grammar.

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Speaking English – How to use idiomatic pairs · engVid

Speaking English – How to use idiomatic pairs · engVid | Language learning | Scoop.it
Test your understanding of this English lesson. Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz. I searched high and ______ for my keys.
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You will like it.

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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language -

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - | Language learning | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of the help they can get! Thankfully, many excellent resources for...

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Daniluke Sky Walker's curator insight, August 14, 2013 12:05 PM

check it out!

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Find out great online links for learning and teaching the english language.

 

 

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