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Practical ideas for teaching pronunciation and listening in an English as a lingua franca: Katy Davies & Laura Patsko

Practical ideas for teaching pronunciation and listening in an English as a lingua franca: Katy Davies & Laura Patsko | others | Scoop.it

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Recording of British Council seminar divided into 6 short video clips on moving from native to non-native models for pronunciation in the second language classroom.  Teaching activities to diagnose problems (learner-to-learner sentence dictation), adapt coursebooks and integrate authentic materials (short clips with transcripts for marking stress and word groups).  Jennifer Jenkins references.

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The Edublogger’s Introduction to Blogging - The Edublogger

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Thinking of starting a blog? These tips will come in handy.

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grammar | English with a Twist

grammar | English with a Twist | others | Scoop.it

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Larissa's Languages: Social networks help teenagers improve their speaking skills

Larissa's Languages: Social networks help teenagers improve their speaking skills | others | Scoop.it

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Preposition Quizes

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This worksheet has 20 quizes with multiple choice questions. It covers one word prepositions, complex prepositions, prepositions of time. It can be a good practice for students or can be used as a test.

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Prepositions

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This worksheet gives main prepositions especially used in spoken and written language. Students can make use of it effectively as it shows how prepositions are used in context because each preposition is shown with at least three exercises.

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9 great reasons to use posters in your language classroom | Teach them English

9 great reasons to use posters in your language classroom | Teach them English | others | Scoop.it
As a teacher working in EAP, I find that coming up with something that is motivating, energizing, fun, and yet still keeps your objectives at the forefront can be a real challenge.

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Anne-Maree Johnson's curator insight, December 1, 2013 6:59 PM

From an ESL web site- but has some good ideas for getting students to create posters- and why they should.

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How to be an ELT (English Language Teaching) Writer - Learn ...

How to be an ELT (English Language Teaching) Writer - Learn ... | others | Scoop.it
This is a summary of an hour-long Twitter chat that took place on Wednesday, 27 November. ELTChat is a pow-wow for teachers of English - and each week, two...

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Teaching on Skype©: Essential Guide of Do's and Don’ts

Teaching on Skype©: Essential Guide of Do's and Don’ts | others | Scoop.it
Outsourcing ESL/EFL has become extremely popular internationally, and many ESL teachers, especially native speakers that want to work from home, are finding it lucrative to make a move to Skype© lessons.

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Verb Patterns

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This worksheet consists of different types of exercises based on some verb patterns such as gerund, infinitive, make and do, say or tell and use to.

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Writing a letter of complaint

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All too often, course books make students to write a letter of complaint using the same old contexts every time. An unsatisfactory hotel room, a faulty product or bad service in a restaurant. This ...

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What is Culture? A Creative Language Unit to Help ESL Students Understand Each Other

What is Culture? A Creative Language Unit to Help ESL Students Understand Each Other | others | Scoop.it
Teaching internationals isn’t like teaching people from your own country.
Not only do they speak a different language from you (and often from each other), they hold different cultural values. Culture, though it may seem easy to understand, is i ...

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Great Work: 5 Basic Activities to Teach about Occupations

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Being able to talk about jobs is very important to ESL students, no matter what their level or situation.
Younger children will need the vocabulary to have conversations and be able to express their interest.

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Prepositions AT IN ON - place - ENGAMES

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A week ago I published a post on prepositions AT, IN, ON for time. Several students asked me if I could do something like that for prepositions AT, IN, ON but for places. So here you are.

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The Importance of Visual Imagery in ebook & Materials Design Tips

The Importance of Visual Imagery in ebook & Materials Design Tips | others | Scoop.it
Our students must be able to move gracefully and fluently between text and images, between literal and figurative worlds

Lynell Burmark


This article is part of my own research into visual

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10 Tips For Effective eLearning - Edudemic

10 Tips For Effective eLearning - Edudemic | others | Scoop.it
These ten 'links' are basically some step by step tips to ensure that your eLearning and teaching time is well-planned, dynamic, efficient, and effective.

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Top 5 tips for teaching teenagers - Larissa Albano | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Top 5 tips for teaching teenagers - Larissa Albano | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | others | Scoop.it

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Suzanne Gaynor's curator insight, February 3, 2014 5:33 AM

Great ideas for getting students on the move in class to keep them motivated.

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Top Facebook Pages for English Language Teachers

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Facebook is an excellent resource for English teachers. Click here to read about some of our favorite Facebook pages for teachers of English!

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Flavoring the English Class: Incorporating World Cultures into Thematic Units for TEYL

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Conditionals

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This worksheet has a plenty of exercises based on all conditionals as well as other conditionals such as provided that, as long as, unless, even if etc. And also some parts of it are based o

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7 Great Resources for Teaching English through Songs

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Have you been seeking a way to liven up your online class and help your students learn English Grammar? How about some music? Songs get stuck in your head, whether you want them to or not.

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Essay Topics

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Ten essay topics provided in this worksheet are really interesting and can easily draw the attention of students. What's more, sample compositions for each topic is given. I'm sure you'll like these topics and make the use of it effectively.

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8 Current Trends in Teaching and Learning EFL/ESL | TESOL Blog

8 Current Trends in Teaching and Learning EFL/ESL | TESOL Blog | others | Scoop.it
In my opinion, there are two key changes in the purpose of teaching English. Firstly, as Penny Ur (2009) noted the goal is “to produce fully competent English-knowing bilinguals rather than imitation native speakers.
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Movie Worksheet: Friends Season 2, Episode 8 'The One with Phoebe's Dad' (Christmas Party)

Movie Worksheet: Friends Season 2, Episode 8 'The One with Phoebe's Dad' (Christmas Party) | others | Scoop.it
This Friends' episode is called 'The One with Phoebe's Dad' and is set around Christmas time, so it makes as a good starting point to deal with the seasonal topic of Christmas.

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The case for: 6 reasons why our language learners should get homework | Teach them English

The case for: 6 reasons why our language learners should get homework | Teach them English | others | Scoop.it
Here are six reasons why we might give homework, along with the questions we should ask ourselves before doing so:

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