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#NOV #ASMSG: IT’S ALL GOOD, or, GET MY #AUDIOBOOK #FREE #AUDIBLE_COM @AUTHORSdB

A Web site for the campaign, TryAudiobooks.com, has sections that recommend books for groups including runners, craft enthusiasts, business travelers and road-tripping families. Users also can plug in how many hours they expect to, say, be confined in a car … Continue reading

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The Audiobook: Is hearing a book as good as reading one?

Is hearing a book as good as reading one? This is possibly the wrong question to be asking in 2013. However, I will give my answer to this question after I share some amazing information with you. First of all, … Continue reading

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Integrated Learning: #Writing #Reading #Speaking #Listening #Grammar

Writing and reading are invariably connected, most people would agree. Yet adding grammar to the mix is bound to be contentious. Grammar is not neutral. All through the ages of man, there have been those who spurned it, found it … Continue reading

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The Interview Teacher

The Interview Teacher: From Imagination to Sophistication Only recently did it dawn on me that an interview is more than what it appears to be on the surface: question and answer. I thank all my students, past, present and future, … Continue reading

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Interview Reflections: Have Fun With English!

Interview Reflections This past week I was interviewed by the students at my school, Colegio Internacional SEK. They were doing a unit on immigrants and immigration, and since I’m one of the few English-speaking, immigrants who work in the English … Continue reading

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This House Believes: Debating is Fun… (Time to Write A New Book)

Click on the link for your free E-book, “Teaching Debate in Chile” http://slidesha.re/cSVP9N Recorded at the Cambridge Union on 11/20/08. Featuring Michael Pyke, Fiona Millar, Brett Wigdortz, David Walker, Admiral Chris Parry, Elisa Haining, Dr. David Green and Jack Watson. … Continue reading

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Can We Do It Better? Then Listen, Consciously, with RASA

Firstly, the “it” I refer to in the title is teaching. In this particular instance, I refer to the teaching of listening by teachers of English as a Foreign Language. Forgive me if you found the title ambiguous, or misleading … Continue reading

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Authentic Listening: What’s London Really Like?

Transcript below. Listening practice for learners of English. For more useful and free learning English podcasts visit http://teacherluke.podomatic.com Video Tapescript: Luke: So what’s the best thing about being in London for you? Man with red tie: The food Luke: Really? … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus – Party In The USA: A Receptive Skills Lesson

Teaching the Four Skills Over the course of my teaching career I have learned much from observation and experimentation with my students. I owe an eternal debt of gratitude for their willingness to cooperate with me over the years. Thank … Continue reading

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Wayne Rooney Gives An Integrated, Four Skills Connectivism Lesson #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat

Here are suggestions for an integrated, four skills, (reading, writing, speaking, listening) connectivism lesson using the video of the Wayne Rooney goal. Thomas: Have you scored an overhead bicycle kick before? Wayne: No. Thomas: Was it special? Wayne: Yes. Thomas: … Continue reading

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