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Beyond Shhh: Finding an Effective Library Voice

In the past, we covered how to say no and public speaking skills (all librarians need them!). Now, it’s time to think about the mechanics of your actual speaking voice. 300 more words

Professional Development

Say it loud, say it clear ...

It is one thing to meet once a week to practice speaking on a given topic, but what about the real world, and real world practice? 571 more words

Tips for Public speaking and Presentation skills

There are several things you can do to “fool-proof” your speaking event so that you present well always.

1. Take the time to prepare well for your presentation… 49 more words

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Discussion functions | A turn-taking activity

A couple of days ago, I wrote about a course I taught last week where I needed to encourage my Ss to speak up. The other activity I used to spur my Ss to participate more actively in discussions was one I borrowed from Leadership Games by Stephen S. 339 more words

Spooky Japan: Ghosts

With Halloween quickly approaching, this week’s blog entry is about the scary world of ghosts, ghouls, and grammar.

Though Halloween is a recent import to Japan (some say… 288 more words

Reading Skills

Interruptions | A meeting skills activity

Interruptions … it’s something most my learners struggle with and it’s a skill they require daily because no one in a corporate setting can escape attending at least one meeting a day, if not more. 641 more words

Answer-Paper-Grammar : Improve quickly

The children who use English as ESL (English Second Language) are observed making lot of grammatical mistakes while writing answer-papers at the Board or University Exam. 51 more words

Command English