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The death of grammar and punctuation?

The death of grammar and punctuation? | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
We should just accept poor language has become the norm and get on with it.
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Multilinguals Have Multiple Personalities

Multilinguals Have Multiple Personalities | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
Flipping from one language to another can reveal a whole new you. 
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Are our kids failing in maths because they can’t read?

Are our kids failing in maths because they can’t read? | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
There has been a lot of hand-wringing about mathematics lately. According to national and international testing we are not getting any better at it and plenty of good reasons have been offered for why…
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7 Ways to Motivate Your Students to Speak Out

7 Ways to Motivate Your Students to Speak Out | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
It is commonplace in the ESL classroom for students to be more reluctant when it comes to speaking. While they excel in the other skills, they find it difficult to speak, not because they do
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Nothing Beats the Real Thing! Resource Downloads.

Nothing Beats the Real Thing! Resource Downloads. | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
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units of work copyright/ piracy #11ESL #T1

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Weekly Spelling Program - Resources - TES Australia

Weekly Spelling Program - Resources - TES Australia | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
Use this guide for the students to complete a range of activities using different spelling strategies which include: visual, word origins (meaning and morphology), consulting an authority and looking for patterns.
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Dr Robert Muller - Tutoring to Excellence in Education: ESL Writing: Teaching Students To Enjoy Expressing Themselves With The Written Word

Dr Robert Muller - Tutoring to Excellence in Education: ESL Writing: Teaching Students To Enjoy Expressing Themselves With The Written Word | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
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Your Mind on Language: How Bilingualism Boosts Your Brain

Your Mind on Language: How Bilingualism Boosts Your Brain | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
From the moment sound waves enter your ear and become neural impulses, your brain executes this rapid-fire series of events that few of us are ever aware of, but without which we'd be unable to communicate.
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ESL Materials: The Bilingual Secret Weapon

ESL Materials: The Bilingual Secret Weapon | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
In my personal experience, by far the best bilingual material for someone approaching an L2, is L1 learning materials for L2 speakers. So, in your case, that'll be ESL (English as a Second Language...
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Palalas, A. (2011). Mobile-assisted language learning: designing for your students. In S. Thouësny & L. Bradley (Eds.), Second language teaching and learning with technology: views of emergent rese...

Palalas, A. (2011). Mobile-assisted language learning: designing for your students. In S. Thouësny & L. Bradley (Eds.), Second language teaching and learning with technology: views of emergent rese... | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
Palalas, A. (2011). Mobile-assisted language learning: designing for your students. In S. Thouësny & L. Bradley (Eds.), Second language teaching and learning with technology: views of emergent researchers (pp.

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10 Ways To Use Songs In The EFL Classroom

10 Ways To Use Songs In The EFL Classroom | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
Gap Fill The most obvious one but not without its merits. Most people simply delete random words and then let the students fill them in. This can help students practice listening in a fun way, but ...
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How “no worries” infected American English

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The handy Australianism "no worries"—usually used in place of "you're welcome"—has been burrowing deeper into the heart of American English. According to the Corpus of Contemporary American English, a free, 450-million word trove assembled by Brigham Young University's Mark Davies, the phrase has been popping up in stateside lingo with increasing regularity. Usage of the phrase rose to...
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The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation

The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
Cultural appropriation is a real issue because it demonstrates the imbalance of power that still remains between cultures that have been colonized and the ex-colonizers.
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Online learning and the demise of the 'social gap'

Online learning and the demise of the 'social gap' | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
It's very commonly said by ELT people that online learning can never fully replace learning in the classroom because of the need for social contact and face-to-face interaction as an essential part...
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Bilingual? Why Your Brain Says Merci

Bilingual? Why Your Brain Says Merci | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it
Being able to speak two languages isn't just useful for traveling to other countries -- it could actually help keep your brain in tip-top shape in older age, a new study suggests.
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Ways of Working with Vocabulary on iPads. : EFL Through iPads

Ways of Working with Vocabulary on iPads. : EFL Through iPads | ESL, EALD | Scoop.it

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