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Contents Issue 35 ( June 30, 2012) Issue 33 English for Researchers: A Study of Reference Skills Ravindra B. Tasildar Interlingual Subtitling as a Mode of Facilitating Incidental Foreign Language Acquisition Slavica Čepon
using songs in the esl classroom It's great to use songs in the class, if only to do something a little different. But beyond using them solely to give your students some 'light relief', there are many other ways songs can be used in ESL classrooms to consolidate what students have already learnt.
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Josef Essberger Helping learners to give presentations is an excellent way to encourage fluency. For some of your students, the ability to give a good presentation in English may be mandatory for their jobs. Here are twenty tips to help ensure a successful presentation, from beginning to end. Who knows? You may find them useful too.
ESL/EFL Teaching/Learning Resources Reading See also links for Concordancing and Vocabulary Text-to-Speech Programs See also Hypertext Builders < http://www.lextutor.ca/hypertext/ > -- Tom Cobb/Chris Greaves show how to link your own text to the 1-million-word Brown corpus and the online WordNet dictionary using sound. Wire your own texts to TTS sound, Concordance + dictionary, Dictionary, or Reading-plus ... resources for every word in any text (shown on Call of the Wild or Boule de Suif pages - read the research ).
How teachers of English are using twitter professionally and personally Written by Tara Benwell for EnglishClub.com When I tell people that I use twitter for work purposes I often hear this complaint: “I don’t get twitter.” Many people think twitter is just for mobile phone users or that twitter is a waste of time. When you first check out twitter it may seem a bit pointless.
Giving your corporate classes the best approach Dante Cuevas Teaching in today's EFL corporate classroom requires a "Cool Corporate English Consciousness". Because of the great emergence of multinational companies and globalization there has been a surging demand for corporate English training all around the world (English has long ago been established as the standard language for international business). Many students attend classes out of professional necessity; they require more than just textbook work to satisfy their communicative needs. Many times textbooks have strong limitations in choosing motivating material because they have to "guess" what a student will be motivated in based on current streams of popular culture.
Resource centre - Business English Do business English students need phrasal verbs, metaphorical and idiomatic language, and the full range of lexis used by native speakers? Sue Swift suggests an authentic materials based approach to introduce high level lexis to business English learners. What happens when there is a mismatch between what students want and what they need ? How can we get them to actively and enthusiastically participate in activities they say they don't want to do? Sue Swift has a solution...
Learning English (or any language for that matter) is a process. You are continually improving your English and the following "How to" describes a strategy to make sure that you continue to improve effectively. Difficulty: Average Time Required: Varies Here's How:
Level: Beginner Lesson contents: - Normal, Formal, & Informal Greetings. - Verb be present. - What's your name?
There are many ways for you to learn and improve your English, such as to hire a teacher, to go to school, to take an online course, and so on. And among those ways, the cheapest and still efficient way is to learn English online for free. You just need a computer with internet access, then visit some English learning websites and teach yourself without paying any money. It sounds cool, right? Among those websites, below 10 are certainly worthy of your attention: