Dec 26, 2009
Classroom Management 4813 Views
Being interrupted when you're trying to teach is frustrating. So how exactly do you stop students interrupting and disrupting the flow of your lessons to the detriment of teaching and learning in your classroom?
by Deborah Jill Chitester
There is an increasing amount of English language learners represented in our schools for whom a unique approach to developing literacy is necessary. The development of literacy by English language learners (ELLs) includes all of the challenges implicit for English speaking children literacy attainments, and is additionally compounded by a diversity of linguistic, cognitive and academic variables.
Oct 24, 2010
Learning Methodology 4809 Views
This article is base on the learning theory. This article has four stages of learning which helps every individual to learn and apply their skill. All the four stages are described in detail in this article.
Jan 22, 2013
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 4805 Views
Getting 9 bands is a tough job but not impossible. As an IELTS trainer, I have come across a lot of students who work hard but don't possess the adequate skills in passing the exams. Of course, English is essential and IELTS is designed for the same purpose. While coaching my students, I learnt a lot of things and would like to share some of the tips which can help get desired bands.
Mar 9, 2009
Pronunciation/Phonics 4802 Views
Pronunciation is an integrated and integral part of second/foreign language learning since it directly affects learners’ communicative competence as well as performance to a substantial extent.
Aug 4, 2009
Teacher Training 4801 Views
Using cards and performance forms are two useful teaching techniques for encouraging struggling and reluctant readers. In a mixed ability classroom, teachers need easy to implement strategies for encouraging all individual students to progress and close any learning gaps.
Feb 25, 2013
Teaching Methodology 4799 Views
In the first part of this series, we discussed how teachers and administrators struggle to apply new techniques and up-to-date processes to address the motivational challenges that block students from engaging in the learning process. As we continue, we'll look at the complexities in students lives that impact their engagement in the classroom.
by Sepideh Mirzaee & Esmail Faghih
In the present study, the way of deploying one of the most important kinds of references -deixis, and its major types and subtypes and also the effect of cultural differences between English and Persian languages on using them, was explored by employing the contrastive procedure. Three types of comparisons were made: (a) an original English novel written by a native speaker of English was compared with an original Persian novel written by an Iranian writer (as a non-native of English), (b) another original English novel written by a native speaker of English was compared with its translation into Persian and (c) finally both English texts under investigation were compared with both of the Persian texts under study regardless of being original or translation. For these comparisons, a corpus of 30 pages (approximately 10, 000 words each) from the beginning of each novel and the translated version were utilized.
Learning new language might seem like an intimidating task. Having knowledge of the right methods can not only make the process more efficient but more enjoyable as well.
Aug 23, 2008
Pronunciation/Phonics 4791 Views
The voiced and unvoiced consonants. In this section we will try to clarify the difference between the voiced consonants and the unvoiced consonants. If you want to master English pronunciation you have to able to distinguish between these two types of consonants.