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The Coursebook

THE COURSEBOOK.
Nina MK, Ph.D.

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ERROR CORRECTION

Error Correction and Feedback.
Nina MK, Ph.D.

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Dave Dodgson - Learning disconnected

If you are reading this post, then the blackout has finally ended. At the time of writing, three days have now passed since everything went offline – no internet, no mobile phone service, and only local calls from landlines. Right now, I am well and truly disconnected, possibly for the first time since the last century. Welcome to my offline world.

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Vocabulary is the Elixir of the English Language

Vocabulary is dynamically essential for any ESL/EFL learner.desiring to be fluent in English.As for ESL/EFL beginner level learners ,vocabulary is the vital threshold of a strong basis that they have to lean on to learn English .On the other hand, the intermediate level learners have to burn the candle at its end to gain as much information as they can in an attempt to enlighten their labyrinths of achieving fluency.But the advanced level learners have to oxygenate the heart of the vocabulary stocks that they have been trying to store with idiomatic and specialized English to attain compreh

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February 2015 blog topics

Hi everyone and welcome to the February blog topics. As ever, thank you to everyone who contributed posts for January - it was a busy month and there were some great blog entries. If you missed any, you can read them all by clicking here.

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Larissa Albano: With or without technology

"Adapt yourself to the new technologies. At home with the help of family or friends get used to smartphones, tablets and other tech tools so that you can use them in class with learning purposes. You don’t need to become tech-savvy but if you ban the prohibition “DON’T USE YOUR PHONE DURING THE CLASS”, your students will be delighted to learn by using their phones”.

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Ceri Jones - This is just to say...

This is one of my favourite ways in to using poetry in the classroom. I’ve found it works with all kinds of classes, from A2 up, with teenagers or adults. Here is a ten step lesson plan for a whole lesson including eating, reading, writing and reciting.

1. Ask the students to eat a small piece of something tasty (fruit, chocolate, biscuits, cake …) and write down five words – or phrases – to describe the taste/texture experience.

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ICT In the Classroom

ICT IN THE CLASSROOM.
Nina MK, Ph.D.

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Larry Ferlazzo: Five strategies for ELL vocabulary instruction

Reading, writing, listening and speaking in a new language demands a number of prerequisites -- a desire to do so; a certain level of self-confidence; a supportive atmosphere and, of course, knowing the meaning of words in the new language. 

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Vicky Saumell - Approaching literature with an open mind

I believe that using literature in a second language is a rich opportunity to see language in use. I have always tried to introduce authentic and graded literature in my classes with various degrees of success. Over the years, and with the belief that reading for pleasure is quite different from required reading, I have tried to lessen the negative effects of required reading.

Some strategies that have worked for me

Finding the right book or poem

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