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Tools for Educators. Free English Tests and Exercises Online for ESL, TOEFL, TOEIC, GRE, SAT, GMAT. Say no to zero tolerance! (part 2) - Lingua Franca - ABC Radio National. Jill Kitson: Welcome to Lingua Franca on ABC Radio National.

Say no to zero tolerance! (part 2) - Lingua Franca - ABC Radio National

This week: Say no to zero tolerance! David Crystal on why English usage manuals were always doomed to fail: part two. In last week's program, David Crystal filled us in on how he came to write The Fight for English: How language pundits ate, shot and left. And yes, it did have something to do with Lynne Truss. Here's David Crystal. David Crystal: In the last Lingua Franca I asked the question: Where have all the usage books come from? Well who is to blame? You have to understand the mindset of these people, for this would colour our entire way of thinking for over 200 years.

Step one: left to themselves, people don't speak or write correctly. Step two: grammars and dictionaries are therefore needed in order to instruct society in the correct ways of speaking and writing. Step three: no-one is exempt. So there you are. And so people didn't. That is the point. But 'don't end a sentence with a preposition' isn't a rule in English. School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. Biographies. Snel beter Engels met deze 20 tips - Carolien Poels. Common Irregular Verbs – Grouped. FREE Printable Word Search Puzzles.

BBC Learning English - Course: shakespeare / Unit 1 / Session 3 / Activity 1. - Learn Words - English Dictionary. Find and share online flashcards and notes from StudyBlue. Any subject, anywhere, anytime. MyRead Guide – Reading for Drama Role Play. Corinne Dorsett-Dand & Margaret King Monitoring and Assessment Four Resources Guideposts Self and Peer Assessment Read and Retell Classroom Organisation Engagement: Empowering Teachers with Successful Strategies The Reading for Drama Role Play strategy provides teachers with a teaching and learning methodology that is intrinsically motivating for students.

MyRead Guide – Reading for Drama Role Play

The drama role play provides the purpose for the reading and an avenue for the expression of student learning. Engagement: Engaging Students in Purposeful Social Practices Four Roles/Resources of the Reader Based on the Four Roles/Resources of the Reader developed by Freebody and Luke (1990), Reading for Drama Role Play involves students in the following repertoire of purposeful social practices: Four Resources Guideposts Reading for Drama Role Play Guideposts provide a useful assessment tool.

Implementing the Strategy. - Jokes for learning and teaching English. The Poetry of 'Doctor Who' Shakespeare is stuck for a rhyme for TARDIS.

The Poetry of 'Doctor Who'

Poetry has come to play a large part in the way Doctor Who tells a story. If, for example, you wish to add an unsettling undercurrent to a cozy situation, why not have some children recited an eerily specific poem in a spooky way? Or sing a little song with dark lyrics? And if you want to suggest gravitas, simply throw in an apposite quote from some classic verse.

Both approaches suggest that the events that are about to unfold were always going to unfold, because in the future (or the past, the Doctor gets about), they are already legendary. Here are as many examples as we could think of: “The Beast Below” A society that rides around on the back of a star whale will probably have its own nursery rhymes, and so it transpires for the remnants of England. A horse and a man above, below; One has a plan but two must go. And one at the end: In bed above we’re deep asleep, While greater love lies further deep. ENGLISH DIDACTICS.

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WebQuest.Org: Home. Using English for Academic Purposes. Examen. Schrijven. Grammar. Boeken. Lezen & Luisteren & Uitspraak. Video. KLV USA. KLV GB. Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free. NU Beter Engels. Poetry Day: 10 British Actors Read 10 British Poems. Today is National Poetry Day (October 2) in the UK, and the Brits have always done pretty well at providing the world with poems and people who are good at reading poems, here are 10 poetic moments, provided by some of our favorite actors and actresses.

Poetry Day: 10 British Actors Read 10 British Poems

Starting with Benedict Cumberbatch reading “Ode to a Nightingale” by John Keats: And, getting our Anglophenia big two out of the way early, here’s Tom Hiddleston reading W.H. Auden’s “As I Walked Out One Evening,” which uses the folk ballad tradition to draw comparisons between the streets of a city and the fields of the country, with the city clock reminding one and all that natures cycles of birth and death are never too far away: While we’re out for a stroll, here’s Jeremy Irons reading “Daffodils” by William Wordsworth. The poem came from a walk Wordsworth took with his sister Dorothy along Glencoyne Bay in Ullswater in April 1802. Which leads us neatly, into the First World War poets, such as Wilfred Owen. And finally, a rare treat. Oxford Dictionaries.