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Vietnam latest news - Thanh Nien Daily | English teaching: Is white right?

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The world's low-cost English teacher

The world's low-cost English teacher | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
With low fees and US call-centre accents, the Philippines is rapidly growing as a place to learn English.
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Native English Teacher

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Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland

Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
The Teachers’ Council of Thailand has clarified that Irish citizens are not required to prove their proficiency in English through testing before being allowed to teach in the country.
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How to teach … English as a foreign language

How to teach … English as a foreign language | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
The Guardian Teacher Network has resources this week to help you whether you are teaching English as a foreign, second or additional language
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cast a spelling - Calcutta Telegraph

cast a spelling
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For the vast number of non-native speakers who use English in their daily lives, many-splendoured spellings would render communication unintelligible. Standardization, not rigidity, has its own context.
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The English language in the ‘Asian century’ - University World News

The English language in the ‘Asian century’ - University World News | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

Asia is seen as the future for the internationalisation of higher education, and the globalisation of English is enabling this future. Countries in Asia have therefore started to align their internationalisation strategies towards this Asia focus. . .


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Cameron Hogg's curator insight, June 13, 2013 5:28 AM

With the spread of the English langague growing through Asia, it should improve the level of trade between the Western world and Asia further from where it already is

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UK COMPANY TO SUPPLY THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS TO ASIA - SourceWire (press release)

UK COMPANY TO SUPPLY THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS TO ASIA - SourceWire (press release) | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
UK COMPANY TO SUPPLY THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS TO ASIA SourceWire (press release) One of the UK's top educational recruitment specialists STC Consortium Limited, have recently signed a significant agreement with Melewar Group of Malaysia to supply...

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US fails non-English speakers, international students

US fails non-English speakers, international students | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
International students, undoubtedly, are a minority, especially in a strict system where English is almost required for students to truly succeed.

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The Other 21st Century Skills

The Other 21st Century Skills | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an overused phrase).  I have an affinity towards the skills identified by Tony...
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Vietnam: Ministry to scrutinise English qualification of language teachers

Vietnam: Ministry to scrutinise English qualification of language teachers | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training will carry
out an English teacher quality assessment at colleges and universities
nationwide in September. Teachers are required to have 90 points or more on the TOEFL iBT, 7.0 in IELTS, 850 for all four English communication skills in TOEIC tests or have passed the Cambridge CAE, CPE.


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Westfield language program is a blooming success

Westfield language program is a blooming success | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
In preparation for a visit to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, the students in the Westfield Public School’s English Language Learners (ELL) summer program learned the parts of a plant and the many different plant sizes, colors and textures.
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Teaching English at Manado, North Sulawesi

Teaching English at Manado, North Sulawesi | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
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Native English teacher required at BPK Penabur Bogor

Native English teacher required at BPK Penabur Bogor | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
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Can English native speakers adapt to a lingua franca world?

Can English native speakers adapt to a lingua franca world? | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Academia is a world of its own. Linguistic controversies are fought among scholars with little interest from the outside world. There was outrage in response to early propositions that English used...
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Teaching English through Bahasa Malaysia - Tech - New Straits Times

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English for advanced learners: Linguists examine obstacles to native-like proficiency in foreign language acquisition

English for advanced learners: Linguists examine obstacles to native-like proficiency in foreign language acquisition | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
The use of English as a second and foreign language is steadily increasing, and although English and German have common roots, even advanced German learners of English find it difficult to achieve a native-like level of proficiency in English.
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Learning the words to reach graduation - Corvallis Gazette Times

Learning the words to reach graduation - Corvallis Gazette Times | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Learning the words to reach graduation
Corvallis Gazette Times
Hsu, whose parents are both college professors in Taiwan, said he took classes for non-native English speakers his first two years in addition to the standard high school curriculum.
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EPIK - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

EPIK (English Program in Korea) is a program to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to foster cultural exchanges, and to reform English teaching methodologies in Korea. It is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST) and is operated by the National Institute for International Education (NIIED). Established in 1995, EPIK program encourages cross cultural exchanges while promoting the development of English language competence for Korean students.[1]

Formally created in 1995 under the name KORETTA, EPIK has placed Guest English Teachers in Korean classrooms for over a decade. The program has undergone many administrative changes and is overseen by the NIIED. Currently, participants live and teach in 16 different Provinces and Metropolitan cities.[2]

EPIK is overseen by NIIED, a division of the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST). EPIK provides recruitment and Guest English Teacher support from a central office in Seoul. In conjunction with NIIED, Provincial Offices of Education offer assistance with various daily and work related affairs to Guest English Teachers. Participants can seek guidance from representatives at their Provincial Office of Education and from EPIK.

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22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Small lobsters are tearing this nation apart. ;
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My Jakarta: Matt Myers, English Teacher - Jakarta Globe

My Jakarta: Matt Myers, English Teacher
Jakarta Globe
I have been leading groups of teachers in teaching English. I have led teacher-training workshops, managed teams of teachers, and developed and overseen our English programs.

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No experience necessary?

No experience necessary? | Nativeness in English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Global demand for English language learning is stronger than ever, but why are the least able to teach still held in such high esteem? Andy Kirkpatrick makes the case against 'untrained natives'.
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