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Online or Overseas: 4 Important Tips To Keep in Mind When Teaching ESL Students from China

Online or Overseas: 4 Important Tips To Keep in Mind When Teaching ESL Students from China | Academic English | Scoop.it
If you are interested in teaching ESL online or overseas, here are the top four things you should know about regarding education cultural differences.
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Despite English becoming the lingua franca of our times, we mustn't forget cultural appropriateness and its context. Of course learning a language and its culture is important to understanding its nuances but with the rise of Global English, what is the 'right' culture? 
Global English = Global Culture = Tolerance, Compromise, Understanding.
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Using English for Academic Purposes

Using English for Academic Purposes: Information and Advice for Students in Higher Education
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Academic writing: The magnificent seven

Academic writing: The magnificent seven | Academic English | Scoop.it
Ken Paterson is a freelance ELT writer and consultant, and co-author of the Oxford Grammar for EAP. In this post he looks at the grammatical features that characterize academic writing. At this yea...
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A good place to start if you are new to teaching Academic English

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Loraine Kennedy: Coaching and mentoring skills for ELT | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Loraine Kennedy: Coaching and mentoring skills for ELT | EnglishAgenda | British Council | Academic English | Scoop.it
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Professional Devt right at home!

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Response: Using -- Not Misusing -- Ability Groups In The Classroom

Response: Using -- Not Misusing -- Ability Groups In The Classroom | Academic English | Scoop.it
(This post is Part One in a two-part series) This week's "question of the week" is: "What does research say about use of ability groups/tracking, and how have you seen it used or misused? What are workable alternatives?
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Inspiring video embedded in article. Reflective teaching is integral to making us better teachers and creating better classrooms for students.

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Page from English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics - University of Southampton

Page from English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics - University of Southampton | Academic English | Scoop.it
Equip yourself to teach in international contexts by increasing your English language skills and intercultural knowledge.
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Charmaine on Twitter

Charmaine on Twitter | Academic English | Scoop.it
A useful infographic depicting the four past tenses. #LearnEnglish #EnglishLessons #ESOL #EFL #EAL pic.twitter.com/2j8XvoWWC9
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Teaching Students to Dig Deeper

Teaching Students to Dig Deeper | Academic English | Scoop.it
A backwoodsman went to a home improvement store and purchased a chainsaw to replace an old, worn-out saw. After a month, the backwoodsman returned the saw to the store, complaining, "It doesn'
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Looking from different perspectives, thinking about thinking,...don't just talk the talk. Do it! We are educators so we need to be innovative in our classrooms not stagnant old mats that re-use things year in, year out.

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