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#FelizLunes How To Teach Literature: The Role of Close Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts #mondaymotivation #HappyMonday #Mondayblogs

    If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature?   I share my knowledge about teaching literature, gained from 15 years … 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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Second Language Acquisition: #Language, #Culture & #Identity, for #English Language #Learners #Worldwide – #ELL / #ESL / #EAL / #EFL #ELT

20 of 20 people found the following review helpful 5.0 out of 5 stars An Engaging Introduction to Learning a Second Language. December 18, 2013 By Dennis Waller Amazon TOP 500 REVIEWER “Second Language Acquisition” by Thomas Baker explores the … Continue reading

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Teaching Debate in Chile: Age of Wisdom, Season of Light, Spring of Hope

Book Description Publication Date: July 19, 2013 Why should everyone learn how to debate? Here’s a global answer: “Sooner or later, all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace… If this … Continue reading

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Second Language Acquisition: Language, Culture & Identity, for English Language Learners Worldwide – ELL / ESL / EAL / EFL [Kindle Edition]

A book for everyone on Second Language Acquisition: Important For Everyone in our Bilingual World Second Language Acquisition: Language, Culture & Identity is a book which all learners, all students of all disciplines and all careers, and of course, worldwide, … Continue reading

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Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide: Theory & Practical Guide

Book Description Publication Date: May 5, 2013 It is estimated that over 1 billion people are currently learning English world wide. According to the British Council, as of the year 2,000 there were 750 million English as a Foreign language … Continue reading

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New Video & New 2013 Catalog: Celebrating 1 Million Page Views!

** 1 Million Page views… What a marvelously magnificent milestone! And it comes on the eve of the IATEFL Conference in Liverpool, and I’m one of the official bloggers for the conference. What a coincidence, how these two events converge, … 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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The #Mother #Tongue in the Chilean EFL Classroom: How We Learn English [Kindle Edition]

The Mother Tongue in the Chilean EFL Classroom: How We Learn English [Kindle Edition] Book Description Publication Date: September 21, 2012 The Mother Tongue Taboo (speak only English in the classroom) addresses all the “Taboo Topics”: Monolingual Fallacy, Native Speaker … Continue reading

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Can You Help Me? I Need Your Recommendation

I recently received a request for assistance/advice/recommendation from a colleague, a teacher of English as a Foreign Language from the beautiful city of Osorno, Chile. My colleague needs your help, dear reader(s). Please read the request for advice below from … Continue reading

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