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ENG 101 - What is a Counter-Argument
A counter-argument is an argument opposed to your thesis, or part of your thesis. It expresses the view of a person who disagrees with your position. Content Organization
Let Teenagers Sleep In
In 2014, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m., a policy now backed by the American Medical Association, the C.D.C. and many other health organizations. Whenever schools have managed the transition to a later start time, students get more sleep, attendance goes up, grades improve and there is a significant reduction in car accidents. The RAND Corporation estimated that opening school doors after 8:30 a.m. would contribute at least $83 billion to the national economy within a decade through improved educational outcomes and reduced car crash rates.
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from American Literature! Enjoy Christmas with your family! Here are some favorite Christmas stories for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season. The Little Match Girl - Hans Christian Andersen The Gift of the Magi - O.
Working with articles 7bc
Assignment: Divide the articles among you in the group. You have to read different articles all of you, ONE article each.Copy the link to your article into: lingro.com and you will get an interactive dictionary to your article (English > Swedish). You will be able to click on any word and get the translation.Read your article carefully. Make sure you understand the article.Write a summary of the article in English in your own words.Practise explaining in English what your article is about.Prepare questions to discuss.
Debates - Internet Craze - Lesson Plan Debates for Esl Classes
This lesson plan is based on the idea that having students support opinions that are not necessarily their own during debates can help improve students fluency. In this manner, students pragmatically focus on correct production skills in conversation rather than striving to "win" the argument. For more information on this approach please see the following feature: Teaching Conversational Skills: Tips and Strategies Of course, once students have become confident in their production skills, the can obviously argue the point they truly believe in. Aim: Improve conversational skills when supporting a point of view
Short Story Vs. Personal Narrative
A dynamic story that can be read in one sitting, an evolving central character and vivid use of detail are all conventions that personal narratives and short stories have in common. However, they are two different genres that take different approaches to revealing truths about our lives. Short stories and personal narratives can be contrasted through the ways they develop character and plot to reveal an essential theme. Reality Vs. Fiction The biggest difference between a short story and a personal narrative is their degrees of truthfulness.
747 FREE Speaking Worksheets
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‘Not a Soul Taking Control’: How a Storm in the New York Area Upended the Night
On Friday morning, the snow from an early winter storm started to melt, and people in and around New York City wanted answers from their government officials. But on Thursday night, they were just trying to get home. The region was crippled by snow and ice, with the effects ranging from felled tree branches in city neighborhoods to children trapped on school buses for hours.