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The Middle Ground and I: Hypercorrection and Everything in Between

How do we learn to speak? It starts with babble, and then one syllable becomes a word, usually “Ma” and “Da.”  More words are amassed and then grammar is needed to bring order– subjects and verbs.  1,027 more words

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The "Dance Walk" Movement

Here’s a “feel good” YouTube video to enjoy, and practice a bit of English!  See how well you were listening…

What is the name of the street where Ben Aaron, the narrator, discovered this “movement”? 80 more words

English As A Second Language

My attempt to do reflective practice challenge

Inspired by Zhenya Polosatova and John Pfordresher I’ve decided to challenge myself to improve my teaching by doing ELC (Experiential Learning Cycle) and I plan to do it the following way. 879 more words

Gringo ESL Teacher Known for Cultural Ignorance and Adjusting Pants, Students Say

Gringo instructor adamant class loves him

HEREDIA – A business English language class at Intel Inc. unanimously agreed in a recent questionnaire that teacher Bryan McNutt’s two strongest abilities are being a painfully oblivious  513 more words

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Lesson plan - In a cafe (NEF Elementary)

Now I want to share a lesson plan with you and I’m looking forward to your comments and opinions.

So, it’s New English File Elementary Practical English Unit 3 “In a coffee shop”. 774 more words