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ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 76 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

Tags: 5, top

Use of L1 in the ESL classroom

Started by Evanthia Pogiatzi in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 10. 4 Replies

Hi people, i'm doing a research on whether is good for English language teachers to use the L1 of the students or the target language (English) when teaching in the classroom. So i would really…Continue

Tags: teaching, methodology, language, l1

Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 16. 80 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling




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"Bravo pour l'accompagnement musical, Vincent. J'ai trouvé ça vraiment beau, et ça se…"

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"These are all great ideas - I don't have any particular methods to add other than th…"

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"Hi Derek, Totally agree with your thoughts on vocabulary. Regular exposure to new w…"

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"Hi Maybe I misunderstood, but actually "had worked" is the only possibility unless…"

Simon Bourn replied Jan 12, 2009 to Grammar Corner - Ask An Expert!

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"I think this about gets the sense of it, although it's better in French ;-) We were…"

Simon Bourn replied Jan 2, 2009 to Join us for our Spring of the Poets 2009 with this nice activity

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"Position of adverbs in English is not an exact science. There are three positions f…"

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