Tag Archives: English

English In The Nursing Syllabus

WHY SHOULD ENGLISH BE INCLUDED IN THE NURSING SYLLABUS? English is the language currently used for most of the international transactions. English can widen your horizons and help you to deepen your scientific knowledge and create work-related opportunities. CONFERENCES: Most … Continue reading

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Multi-Genre Author Thomas Jerome Baker (Interview by Scottish Author Kirsten Nairn)

Interview by Kirsten Nairn, Scottish author of the novel, A Sorry Affair. You can find out more about Kirsten and her work here: My Website, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ Goodreads, and Pinterest. 1. Thomas, what made you start writing? Kirsten, I … Continue reading

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English Language Requirements For People Seeking UK Citizenship

Excerpt: Life In The UK, 3rd Edition “Britain is a fantastic place to live: a modern, thriving society with a long and illustrious history. Our people have been at the heart of the world’s political, scientific, industrial and cultural development. … Continue reading

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Arizona Changes How English Language Learners Are Taught

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed Senate Bill 1014 into law, eliminating the controversial four-hour mandated block of English-language instruction (ELL) for English language learners in the state. ELL teachers now have more flexibility to tailor instruction to meet the … Continue reading

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#Chile – English Opens Doors Program: 2019 Volunteer Application Process is Now Open!

The English Opens Doors Program (Programa Inglés Abre Puertas) is an initiative supported by the Chilean Ministry of Education. For more information about the organization of the Ministry of Education and where our program falls within the hierarchy, please click … Continue reading

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The English We Speak: “My Bad”

My bad… English belongs to its users. In other words, you use English as a tool to express yourself. The words you choose to use belong to you, the user. If I want to understand you, I must pay close … Continue reading

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Vocational English For Vocational Students

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP We have had evidence for a long time now that Chilean students are not learning English. For example, in 2012, 186 thousand students from 2700 schools took the National English Test (SIMCE Inglés 2012). The results: 82% of … Continue reading

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In Chile, Vocational. English. Is. Impossible.

Vocational English for vocational students is impossible in Chile, isn’t it? All of the students in the video above are learning a specific, vocational career. The majority of these students plan on entering the world of work, getting a job, … Continue reading

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My Life Story: Family, Friends & Writing

╚► 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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ESP Teachers: Reluctant Dwellers in a Strange and Uncharted Land

ESP teachers are all too often reluctant dwellers in a strange and uncharted land. What do I mean by that? Well, teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is challenging, and often you find yourself out of your comfort zone, with … Continue reading

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