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TED + iPad = productive small-group interaction

Every educator is familiar with TED and the vast amount of videos available online. Every educator is familiar with the iPad and the vast amount of apps available via iTunes. 434 more words


#IMLD: Top 5 Reasons to Choose Bilingualism for your Child

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

– Ludwig Wittgenstein

One of the main reasons I started doing seminars for parents was the lack of information among many monolinguals in our community about the benefits of bilingualism.

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You are not just an English teacher.

The worst class is always the “Three levels class”. I can handle two levels of English. I can handle a very naughty kid if the others have the same level. 807 more words

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Short Guide to #German #Pronunciation - CONSONANTS (revised 2015)

The following is a list of German consonant sounds. They will be listed together with their written correspondents; this way you will be better able to relate the sounds to words that you know.

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why Correct #Pronunciation in a Foreign #Language is so Important

Inspired by a recent post on http://www.dw.de/10-german-words-non-germans-cant-pronounce/a-18173048, I have decided to revisit my short guide to German pronunciation which was previously published here and in the bulletin of the German Teachers Association of Ireland: … 1,095 more words


English as Second Language and Business Course

Writing well and speaking well is difficult for someone who speaks English as a second language. This is a problem for me, as I am taking a business communication course, which requires writing and speaking. 102 more words

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