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Communicative or Grammar Textbook Focus: Look at the Grammar

A test of a modern language textbook’s communicative ability is to look at what the book has students do with the grammar after the textbook presentation of the grammar point. 409 more words

Modern Language

Modern Language Student Placement: Best Results with Can-Do Statements

Often modern language teachers have entering students from other locations and the teachers are not sure of the students’ placement.  For example, at a college level, entering modern language students might be screened by the number of years of language prevously taken.  296 more words

Modern Language

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Why is translating nearly impossible when learning another language? 355 more words


Daily Vocabulary Vs Verbs

What do think is more necessary nouns or verbs? Most of us believe that nouns are more important than anything else, but we’re wrong… 342 more words


Merry Monday: A Few Words from the Interwebs

Merry Monday…for a few more hours anyway.  Am writing offline for upload in the morning. Adaptability helps.

Saluton. Mia nomo estas Ronda. Mi volas lerni Esperanton.  862 more words

Merry Monday