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12 English Idioms about Time (Infographic) -

12 English Idioms about Time (Infographic) - | Language and Literacy | Scoop.it
[Infographic provided by Grammar.net] 1.) Better Late Than Never This idiom is simple but effective. It implies that a belated achievement is better than not reaching a goal at all.

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Jackie Nenchin's curator insight, May 20, 2014 5:43 PM

There is no time like the present.

 

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The Semicolon: Grammar's Most Misunderstood Punctuation Mark - Huffington Post

The Semicolon: Grammar's Most Misunderstood Punctuation Mark - Huffington Post | Language and Literacy | Scoop.it
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Today we tackle a subject that has sharply divided writers for generations. Those of you with delicate constitutions may want avert your eyes. For those writers willing to go where many dare not tread, we’re talking...

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English Unlimited Vocabulary Extra Worksheets | Cambridge University Press | ESL

Find teaching and learning resources from Cambridge University Press, a leading ESL publisher. Browse, shop, and download a wide range of materials today

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Cutting to the Common Core: Decoding Complex Text - Language Magazine

Cutting to the Common Core: Decoding Complex Text - Language Magazine | Language and Literacy | Scoop.it
Language Magazine Cutting to the Common Core: Decoding Complex Text Language Magazine Menken & Kleyn (2010) in their study of “long-term ELs” found that in addition to segregation, most ELs had not participated in a coherent English-language...
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There is no language instinct – Vyvyan Evans – Aeon

There is no language instinct – Vyvyan Evans – Aeon | Language and Literacy | Scoop.it
For decades, the idea of a language instinct has dominated linguistics. It is simple, powerful and completely wrong

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Phrasal Verbs - FALL: fall for, fall in, fall behind, fall through... - YouTube

http://www.engvid.com Are you falling behind on your English lessons? I'll help you fall in line with the rest of us with this lesson on phrasal verbs using ...

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So helpful for ESL students

 

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Embassy English's curator insight, January 27, 2015 8:11 AM

Increase your knowledge of phrasal verbs with "fall".

Adam explains the differences in meaning very clearly.

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12 English Idioms about Time (Infographic) -

12 English Idioms about Time (Infographic) - | Language and Literacy | Scoop.it
[Infographic provided by Grammar.net] 1.) Better Late Than Never This idiom is simple but effective. It implies that a belated achievement is better than not reaching a goal at all.

Via IdiomOfTheWeek, Kath Lok, Juergen Wagner, Evdokia Roka
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There is no time like the present.

 

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Applying Sociocultural Theory to an Analysis of Learner Discourse: Learner-Learner Collaborative Interaction in the Zone of Proximal Development [eScholarship]

Applying Sociocultural Theory to an Analysis of Learner Discourse: Learner-Learner Collaborative Interaction in the Zone of Proximal Development [eScholarship] | Language and Literacy | Scoop.it
SLA research in the tradition of sociocultural theory examines the dynamic relationship between interaction and acquisition, exploring how language, cognition, and culture are acquired through collaborative interaction.

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Phil Chappell's curator insight, July 24, 2013 8:41 PM

This is a great SLA study done in the tradition of sociocultural theory, revealing the context in which learners are working is paramount to language development. It looks at both teacher fronted talk and pair collaboration. What learners get up to in small groups never ceases to amaze me!