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10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About In our era of advanced technology and high-speed Internet connections, you can find information on virtually anything. In the space of just a few minutes, we can find recipes for the tastiest pie or learn all about the theory of wave-particle duality. But more often than not, we have to sift through a vast body of knowledge to get the information we need, and this can take hours rather than minutes. Famous persons - speaking First of all write down: The first name of your favourite movie star - male or female but of the opposite gender to yourselfYour favourite fruitA number between 1 - 9The names of vegetables - if you have written number 4 above - you write the names of 4 vegetables. If you have written 5 - you write 5 and so onA job you don't likeA favourite job you would like to haveA description of your dream house e.g. by the sea, in the mountains - using adjectives to describe this placeFinally, you describe what country you would really like to live in. NOW - take a look at what you have written above and create your character: 1. This is your husband's or wife's first name

The Many Faces of TPACK/English Language Teacher Education TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TPACK’L EDUCATION IN ELT[edit] by Sercan Çelik Knowledge, Its Transformation and English as Lingua Franca[edit] Knowledge has always been a loyal company to men throughout his long journey in this world. 904 FREE Speaking Worksheets Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge. It’s very difficult for your students to do if they don’t practice on a regular basis. Luckily, you need to look no further because BusyTeacher.org has the tools to help your students practice their speaking - and want to do it, too! Let’s face it, students aren’t always jumping for joy at the opportunity to speak a language they aren’t 100 percent comfortable with. Don't Like Facebook? Alternative Social Networking Sites There are hundreds of social networks, including quite a few 10 million + member networks. Different countries and regions have their own popular social networks (Qzone and WeChat in China, Cyworld in South Korea, Mixi in Japan, etc.). In the Western world, there are several alternatives to Facebook: LinkedIn: A professional social networking site with approximately 347 million users worldwide.

7 Superb Speaking Activities That'll Get Your ESL Students Chatting “All right everyone, pair up!” This sentence can be met in many ways. Blank stares. Two class troublemakers reaching for one another’s hands. The shy kid in the class trying very hard to become invisible. How to Connect With Other Teachers in the Social Age In the 2012 Primary Sources Survey conducted by Scholastic and The Gates Foundation, teacher respondents claimed to spend only about 4% of each day collaborating with colleagues, while 44% of teachers surveyed responded that they would like that collaboration time to increase. Traditionally, the teaching profession has been an isolating one—if you’re not spending every minute at school teaching classes, tutoring during your breaks, or covering someone else’s class, then you’re likely spending that time disciplining, administrating testing, or scrambling to the microwave to reheat leftovers during your 15-minute lunch break. In addition, as state and district mandates swing from one end of the pendulum to the other, teachers are so completely overwhelmed with trying to follow all of the rules that they are left with no time to develop themselves and their practices. Feeling isolated and crunched for time used to mean that teachers weren’t able to collaborate. In Short

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