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Published on: 12-01-2018

Music and songs can boost language learning

Language learners find it overwhelming to absorb all that new vocabulary, pronounce things right and correctly use the grammar. Singing a language can make it easier to learn, according to...

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Published on: 12-01-2018

Music and songs can boost language learning

Language learners find it overwhelming to absorb all that new vocabulary, pronounce things right and correctly use the grammar. Singing a language can make it easier to learn, according to...

Education

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January - February 2018

A comprehensive guide to language exams with tips from examination bodies, oral examiners and teacher trainers.  Tips for Pearson Test of English ECPE LanguageCert KPG STYLE TIE Classic International ESOL   Speaking Skills: How to motivate adult learners at B2+ level The...

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Education

06-02-2018 Hits:90 Education

Grammar changes faster than vocabulary

The ‘myth’ of language history: languages do not share a single history but different components evolve along different trajectories and at different rates. A large-scale study reveals that forces driving...

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23-01-2018 Hits:282 Education

English is no longer a foreign language in NL

  Are the Dutch now native speakers of English, and is Dutch-English a distinctive thing? Deborah Nicholls-Lee meets linguistics expert Alison Edwards to find some answers. English is no longer a...

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12-01-2018 Hits:359 Education

Μόνος στην τάξη…

Είναι μια εικόνα δεκάδων χρόνων ή μάλλον μερικών αιώνων. Είναι μια αρχετυπική εικόνα, ένας ισχυρός συμβολισμός των εκπαιδευτικών συστημάτων όπου γης και όπου χρόνου. Ο δάσκαλος, ο καθηγητής διδάσκει στους...

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12-01-2018 Hits:302 Education

Dyslexia and Adults in the Working Environment

Dyslexia is a different way of thinking and doing. People with dyslexia can be successful if they work their tasks in their own way. They can learn if they have...

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12-01-2018 Hits:737 Education

Dyslexia in the English classroom: What are the most striking signs and what useful tips can teachers use?

  Learning difficulties is a term that has invaded our lives and our L2 classrooms to a great extent since over the last years we encounter such cases daily. Are learning...

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12-01-2018 Hits:224 Education

What Authentic Learning is

  Passive learning has been the only way of learning in school for centuries, but experiential and active ways of learning are now at the heart of education. Students often need...

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Teaching Material

How to start a writing assignment

Writing takes time Find out when the assignment is due and devise a plan of action. This may seem obvious and irrelevant to the writing process, but it’s not. Writing is...

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Designing a course for adult learners: An analysis of the process and some tips

In my previous article I looked at the basic concepts in designing a course for adults. This article analyses the steps followed during this process and offers suggestions for each...

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How to motivate your students

How can you make the classroom engaging and motivating to all students, even the most reluctant learners? When students are engaged, predicting answers, talking with one another and sharing with...

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Gamified Activities for Young Learners

Educators are aware that one of the main aims of teaching should be to involve all students in a classroom all the time and make them active learners who follow...

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This month in ELT NEWS

January - February 2018

A comprehensive guide to language exams with tips from examination bodies, oral examiners and teacher trainers.  Tips for Pearson Test of English ECPE LanguageCert KPG STYLE TIE Classic International ESOL   Speaking Skills: How to motivate adult learners at B2+ level The...

Read more
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