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Deadline for SLA Inspiration Award Entries – April 30th

There are only 15 days left to nominate your school library for the SLA Inspiration Award and WIN £500 for your library space! 

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Student Learning Assistant

End of term peeps! Big-up ya’selves for smashing out anova year. N big-up my first years for being absolute #Legends

When I say “my first years” I don’t mean no babies or nuffin coz Inny aint about that life just yet. 416 more words

Education

TFM: Teaching English as a Foreign Language by means of Music

Today I share with you the mind-map of my topic from the Master Final Dissertation on Secondary Education at UCV. It deals with the use of Music as an educational resource for teaching English. 10 more words

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Teaching Culture of London

MASTER GROUP: Maria Ferrer, Merce Quiralte, Desi Peris, Miriam Tapia, Laura Ochoa, Ana Peña.

Why is it important to teach culture?
We think that it is extremely important to teach culture because language and culture are linked and we do not conceive the idea of teaching one without the other. 148 more words

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Preparing for Krashen Bashin’: Scientific Method and Theory Assessment

Krashen has always insisted that his hypotheses are constructed in line with scientific method. In his comment on my post criticising his theory, he mentions the Higgs-Boson particle and Newton’s hypothesis about the existence of gravity, and says that his hypotheses are so easy to test that “one counterexample is enough to destroy them”. 2,137 more words

Applied Linguisics And TESOL

MASTER:GROUP 3 (Jenny, Laura, Desi, Ana, Merce, Tom and Miriam)

Glogsters are a very interesting educational resource for Secondary Education classes. One of the activities that our group created at the Master of Secondary Education at UCV was a glogster. 241 more words

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Newsflash: Krashen Well; Monitor Theory Refuses to Lie Down

An open letter to Stephen Krashen

Dear Stephen,

When I got your comments on the post I’d written about Michael Hoey’s defence of your theory, I was almost as excited as I was when, in 1983, I read  1,787 more words

Applied Linguisics And TESOL