Aug 8, 2009 English as a Second Language (ESL) 6354 Views
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Jan 11, 2014 English Language Learning (ELL) 6340 Views
This trend of focusing on the accent rather than focusing on the language, is becoming common among young graduates. This shift in focus from language to accent is creating a wrong impression on the language (good accent means good English) and is misleading students on the way of learning English (getting right accent is enough to learn).
Good accent does not mean good English
Students aspiring to learn the language assume that having a good accent means speaking good English - even an illiterate person in an English-speaking country, who may not have the skills of the language can speak in his native accent. While, the intelligent and educated native speakers, though good at accent, will ...
Jun 16, 2014 Teaching Methodology 6336 Views
However, when we get into the habit of stopping for a few deep breaths, we can actually become more efficient, more focused and more energised. The hard part is remembering to stop.
As I sat down to write today my cat clambered onto me. She couldn't fit on my knees because my laptop was there, so she climbed onto my chest and rested her chin on my shoulder. I continued to type, trying to peer at the screen over the top of her, feeling frustrated because I just wanted to get on with my writing. She started to purr and I realised how I was rushing through the day just trying to tick things off my to-do ...
Oct 7, 2008 English as a Second Language (ESL) 6318 Views
Oct 6, 2013 Young Learners 6301 Views
Basically, toy and education can be combined into something interesting and addicting which attracts children to keep developing important skills in life. Nonetheless, parents should be aware that children play with different types of toys based on any particular stage of early age development; for instance, ...
Sep 26, 2008 Classroom Materials 6295 Views
May 16, 2018 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (T 6293 Views
Can deal with abstract concepts
Can deal with metalinguistics
Can work independently
Understands discourse e.g. will listen to what the other person says & use that to shape their response
Generally internalize all language during individual tasks
Have decided to study English for their own reasons
Need clear goals & purpose for all tasks
Needs language presented in context
Require a variety of learning styles to be present in a lesson
Need concrete (not abstract) vocabulary
Need a lot of emotional support
Must have clear, obvious meanings to all phrases
Enjoy playing around with language, inc. non-grammatical utterances
Often externalize language during individual tasks
Feb 14, 2015 Classroom Management 6287 Views
If you cannot get a student to follow rules, complete work, or be kind to other students after you have consistently implemented the strategies in this article, talk to your school team (administrators, guidance counselor, etc.) to determine what else can be done to help this student. The school team may need to meet with the child's parents and additional strategies may need to be put in place like an individualized behavior plan and/or support from professionals like the guidance counselor, school psychologist, or principal.
38 Effective Strategies For Classroom Management:
1. Say hello to ...