Moving on to “Half and “Half” When the children are using both words and drawing in their writing (usually in Grade 1), it is then time to move to “Half and Half.” If in Grade 2 students are reluctant to write or have not had much writing experience, it may be prudent to start out in the first few weeks with “Half and Half.” “Half and Half” is a format where the top half of the paper is unlined for the drawing, while the bottom half of the paper is lined for writing. Procedure: Pronunciation: 3 Principles On How To Make Your Spoken English Sound More Natural – A Guest Post I recently had the privilege and honour of being interviewed by my fellow English Language trainer, Elena Mutonono on her recent webinar “Accent Training for Business People“. For those of you who didn’t sign up for the webinar, here’s the recording. In that webinar we discussed the benefits of accent training for non-native business people and how accent training improves communication. I asked Elena, a pronunciation expert, to write a guest post for me to share her three tips on how you can make your spoken English sound more natural.
Pronunciation Welcome to EnglishClub Pronunciation for ESL learners. If your questions about pronunciation are not answered here, feel free to ask a question at the Help Each Other With English forum. pronunciation (noun): the way in which we pronounce a wordpronounce (verb): to make the sound of a word What is Pronunciation? English is not Phonetic Always remember that English is not "phonetic". ESL English Listening & Adult Literacy - News - Audiobooks - Songs - Radio Dramas The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God - and other stories — by Etgar Keret Classic warped and wonderful stories from a "genius" (The New York Times) and master storyteller. Very brief, intense, painfully funny, and shockingly honest, Etgar Keret's stories are snapshots that illuminate with intelligence and wit the hidden truths of life. *—SOME STORIES CONTAIN ADULT LANGUAGE—* (Here are only 7 stories out of the 22 in the book. If you enjoy them, check with your favorite bookseller for print and audiobook editions of this book)
About “Driting” · “Driting” is seen at the end of Kindergarten or in the Writing Block at the beginning of Grade 1. · “Driting” is the combination of drawing along with some “squiggles,” some letters, some numbers, a few words (often copied from print around the room). The student proceeds to “read” what they have “written.” How long to use “Driting” in your classroom depends on your class. It could last a few days or a few weeks. The Primary Differences Among Major International English Dialects The British Empire hasn’t been in existence for almost three-quarters of a century. At the peak of its might, it covered close to a quarter of the world’s land area and ruled a fifth of its population. But the empire changed, transformed, and passed as all things pass. When the territories Britain had conquered gained freedom, there was one thing that remained as evidence of how grand the empire once was—the English language. It’s the second most common language in the world in terms of the number of native speakers; it’s the most widely spoken language of all when you include people who use it as a second language.
English-speaking countries Have you ever wondered why you have to learn English at school? Did you know that the world speaks English? Do you know how many countries in the world have English as an official language? First, you need to know the origins and history of the English language. Road to Reading Writing and Technology The goal of this section is to develop writing skills through mini-lessons, modeling, shared writing, and independent writing. Using technology with writing is an excellent means of stimulating student creativity. Word processors can be used to draft, revise, edit and publish student work. Some scheduling of student computer use may be necessary in most classrooms since the number of computers is usually limited, although schools with computer labs would not experience this obstacle.
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