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Have You Read A Good Book Today? Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP Family, friends and writing is my life story. The common thread that holds everything together is English Language Teaching. Everything is directly or indirectly related to English. Yes, it is fair to say that English is my life. … Continue reading

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AIN’T I A WOMAN? by Sojourner Truth

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP At the Oxford Teaching Academy (Professional Development from Oxford), EFL teachers not only learn from the course facilitator, but also from each other. Questions and issues of concern get looked at through the lens of theory and practice … Continue reading

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Teaching The N-Word To EFL Students: Nigger In The Classroom, Or, More Than A Survival Strategy

The survival strategy is quite simple: NEVER say (or write) the N-word. Never speak the unspeakable word: Nigger. If our EFL/ESL students follow that strategy, they will survive their encounters with anyone who has dark skin, anywhere on this planet. … Continue reading

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Teaching The N-Word To EFL Students: The N-Word Is Essential

To know that we share something unspeakable To know that as high as we rise we are not seen as equal To know that racism is institutional thinking And that ‘nigger’ is the last word you heard before a lynching. … Continue reading

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#FREE #Book! The Chilean National #English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014 #ASMSG #MondayBlogs #edchat #ell #efl #eslchat

Wow! 2015 is off to a fast start with so many things happening for me personally and professionally. I start the year off, appropriately, with a free book for my readership. But first, to catch up on the news, I … Continue reading

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#Bilingual in Chile by 2020? #ASMSG #MerryChristmas #FelizNavidad #ProsperoAño #Felicidad #MondayBlogs

Bilingual in Chile by 2020. For the one, an impossible dream. For the other, reality. Let me hasten to explain. English is a very powerful, prestigious language. It is literally, “money in the bank” for those people who learn it … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Anyone who is good at #German learns #English better #IARTG #edchat #eslchat #ukedchat #cpchat #edcamp #T4US #Xmas #Christmas

There is a lively ongoing debate in the field of second language acquisition as to whether (i) a “sensitive” period of bilingual language development really exists, and, if it does, (ii) what are its age boundaries (Flege, Yeni-Komshian and Liu, … Continue reading

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#PechaKucha & English Language Teaching: Changing The Classroom (Book Review) #asmsg #RaveReviewsBookClub #iartg #ian1 #edchat

5.0 out of 5 stars New wonderful “communication” possibility! June 25, 2014 By Roxy on Amazon “Roxy on Amazon” – This review is from: Pecha Kucha & English Language Teaching: Changing The Classroom (Kindle Edition) “You know, I was first … Continue reading

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Becoming Bilingual: Teaching English Language Learners to Read

Becoming Bilingual The challenges of teaching English language learners to read Acclaimed actress Rita Moreno hosts Becoming Bilingual, a 30-minute PBS program that examines the challenges of teaching children to read in a new language. The show visits six cities … Continue reading

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Welsh Language passes the identity test: Learning Two Languages At The Same Time

Adran Ddrama ar y ffordd adref o G’dydd #joiojoiojoio yn Theatr Sherman. Sioe wych Frantic Assembly #beautifulburnout twitter.com/bryntawe/statu… — Ysgol Bryn Tawe (@bryntawe) October 24, 2012 Take a look at pics taken of @bryntawe pupils hard at work at a … Continue reading

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