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When Uptalk Went Viral

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This is a guest post by Cynthia McLemore, following up on Ben Zimmer's post on "'Uptalk' in the OED", 9/12/2016.



Twenty three years after James Gorman coined a word for “those rises” in the New York Times and unleashed a viral phenomenon associated with my name, and o
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Interesting piece on media distortion of groundbreaking intonation study and changes in technology making this type of work easier. Little audio clip is a gem.
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Tips and techniques for correcting spoken errors: Rachael Roberts

Tips and techniques for correcting spoken errors: Rachael Roberts | TELT | Scoop.it
Hand signals to prompt self-correction in speaking
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Simple ways to differentiate materials for mixed level classes

Simple ways to differentiate materials for mixed level classes | TELT | Scoop.it
I love this picture..they're all eggs, but just look at the variety. And it's the same in any class. Differentiation can be defined as: “….identifying and addressing the different needs, interests and abilities of all learners to give them the best possible chance of achieving their learning goals.” (Standards Unit, Improving differentiation in business education,…
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Lots of new teachers in our Masters programme looking for help with differentiation.

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EAPing: What else do I not know about...

EAPing: What else do I not know about... | TELT | Scoop.it

I've been a teacher for over 10 years now and I'd never heard of this. It made me wonder about all the other interesting teaching type things I know nothing about - things that other teachers use and don't make a big deal out of but which are really interesting. And rather cheesily, this made me think about CPD and how most of the good stuff comes from other teachers who find something and figure out a way to use it and are then good enough to share it.

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Why it helps when teachers blog

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On PARSNIPs…or how to offend without offending

On PARSNIPs…or how to offend without offending | TELT | Scoop.it
I recently saw an article announcing the publishing of a free e-book called “PARSNIPS in ELT: Stepping out of the comfort zone (Vol.
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More on the topic of controversial issues in EFL class - links to comments on this issue, and to a free e-Book (PARSNIPS) so you can form your own opinion

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