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DSF Consulting Writing with the Common Core: Considerations for ELLs Originally posted May 17, 2013 for Colorin Colorado by Diane Staehr Fenner In my experience, teachers of English language learners (ELLs) often observe that writing is the last domain in which their students develop English language proficiency.
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ELTnet ELTnet English Language Teachers’ Network What is ELTnet? ELTnet is a British Council project in Venezuela aimed at incorporating secondary school EFL teachers into networking. Irregular Verbs — Exercise 1 Directions: In the exercise that follows, you will read sentences that contain blanks. These blanks require the appropriate forms of irregular verbs. To keep track of your answers, print the accompanying handout. If you are unsure which choice to make, consult the rules.
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