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Pre-intermediate - a letter: An invitation to an interview Read this letter to your company from Sue Cowell. With reference to your company’s recent advertisement in the Times, I am very interested in applying for the job of Sales Manager. I am currently working in a similar job in a smaller company and have been here for five years. However, I would welcome the opportunity to work with you and to develop my knowledge of other markets. I would be happy to come for an interview and enclose my C.V. as requested. I look forward to hearing from you. Write a letter to Ms Cowell: telling her the date and time of an interview you would like her to attendgiving details of a presentation you would like her to make at the interviewasking her to provide a referenceadvising her how to get to your company. Write 60 – 80 words.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Handy Editing Checklist to Enhance Students Writing Skills April 8, 2017 Here is an excellent resource from ReadWriteThink to help students with their writing. Editing Checklist for Self and Peer Editing is a tool that allows your students to edit their writing along a number of predetermined set of criteria. They can also use it to peer-edit their peers writing. The checklist is designed in such a way to raise students awareness of writing conventions and therefore enhance their writing style. More specifically, using the Editing Checklist, students will be able to assess their writing against four main criteria: punctuation, capital letters, grammar, and spelling.

Digital tools for educators and students Today I dove into an ocean of web sites, apps and other digital tools during my study day. I'm looking to refresh my digital skills and I had lots of ideas pop up today, while looking at some old and new web pages. Here I've tried to collect many of the ones I was introduced to today and I've also commented on some tools that I've used myself, at least a few times.Digital tools for responses/quizzes/surveys/exit tickets: (* = my favorite ones right now) EdTech Tools - Teacher Tech To make things a little easier for myself, rather than trying to remember what tools I recommend I started a spreadsheet to keep a list. I also asked some of my friends who I consistently learn a lot from to add their favorites to the list. I’ll keep adding to the list! Link to the spreadsheet. I have the first tab randomizing the list so that you can discover new tools. The static list is on the second tab.

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Teach English Writing: Videos Write Story Summaries Writing Skills: idea, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, organisation Short videos with interesting plots make great prompts for an ESL writing class. Here are 5 videos which can help students learn English writing skills. What makes a good video prompt? I look for four features when choosing a video for the writing class.

English Lessons: 10 Writing Activities Looking for English lessons that get students writing and thinking? Here are 10 activities which help students improve several aspects of the total writing experience. Creative Writing Teaching without a photocopier You’ve spent hours preparing your lesson and there’s a power cut! You now have no access to the photocopier or the computer in the classroom. You are left with a lesson plan and no handouts, no slide presentation and no internet. What can you do? 1. Dictation

Comparison of Adjectives 1. Apples are than chips. (healthy) 2. Elephants are (big) than bears. 3. Proof Swedes may actually be the toughest people on earth A brave cyclist on Wednesday morning. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT Even Jon Snow would be freezing his beard off. Stockholmers woke up to an unusually snow-covered city on Wednesday morning. Photo: Vilhelm Stokstad/TT How to give feedback on a text On Friday, you will get an essay from someone in another class. You are going to give feedback. To be able to do that, please watch the film. Then take a look at the phrases below the film.

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