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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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#Learn A #Second #Language or #Sing A #Song In 25 Languages: Which is easier? #ASMSG #RaveReviewsBookClub #BYNR #IAN1 #JT4A #4FTM #AGA3 #1AdB #Bookplugs #Indie

http://t.co/YcaiBFFWmm Got a #Kindle? ╚► http://t.co/iuw14JM5Ot ★Second #Language Acquisition ★ #esl #ASMSG #ian1 #jt4a #4ftm #j4us #bynr — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) January 28, 2014 Which is easier: learn a second language or sing a song in 25 languages? Intuitively, … Continue reading

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#Culture of #Excellence: #Accountability & the #International #Baccalaureate

“The culture of excellence” – Presidente Rafael Correa of Ecuador, referring to the International Baccalaureate… Firstly, let me make my position clear: The International Baccalaureate has the best education system in the world. If you doubt the sincerity of my … Continue reading

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Language Death: The Case For Lifetime Language Maintenance for EFL Teachers

You can “lose” your language. After you learn a language, you must maintain your ability to use a language. Without maintenance, a learned language will wither away and die. Let there be no doubt about that. Language death is a … Continue reading

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#Teaching & #Learning #English in #Chile: The 4BookBundle, Yours For Less Than A Quarter per book @ $0.99 cents

Teaching & Learning English in Chile: What Every Teacher Should Know ($0.99 cents! Price sooooo low you can’t say no!) 4-Books-In-One: Breaakdown==> $0.25 per book! A quarter a book. That’s right. $0.25. Since when has a quarter brought so much … 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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#MOTIVATION: WHAT’S THE POINT?

One of the most difficult problems a teacher of English faces, in Chile, or in any country where English is rarely used, is how to motivate students. Yes, there are fun things to do with the language. Students can sing … Continue reading

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The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014 (Hopeless and Helpless)

#Chile #National #English #Test: Understanding the Past & Future Adjustments http://t.co/GAz1MHo0wT pic.twitter.com/mGjcBsyGvC — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 13, 2013 The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014 [Kindle Edition] Price: $9.99 227 pages Book Description Publication Date: … Continue reading

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Is Grammar Necessary? The (Passive) Voice From The Past

Is grammar necessary? It’s an old question, and if a glance is taken, quite casually, at the textbooks on the market nowadays, there would be a unanimous verdict: Grammar is necessary. Our textbooks are full of grammar, our readers are … Continue reading

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From Principal to Lead Learner: New Roles for Changing Times (Exceptional Educational Leadership)

Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a practical … Continue reading

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