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Helping students to use good grammar when they speak

How can we help students speak and learn grammar at the same time? Susan Earle-Carlin, author of Q: Skills for Success Listening and Speaking 5, provides tips for helping students use good grammar in their speaking. 373 more words

Adults / Young Adults

3 Tips for feeling good when you start speaking

Nobody wants to have to recover from a bad start. So, here are 3
things that will help you get off to a good start in your… 249 more words


Speech Analysis #1: How to Study and Critique a Speech

Studying other speakers is a critical skill, one of the 25 essential skills for a public speaker. The ability to analyze a speech will accelerate the growth of any speaker. 976 more words

Speaking Skills

Free Online University Course on Public Speaking

Dr. Matt McGarrity gives a brief introduction to the course

If you’d like to ramp up your speaking skills quickly, here’s an excellent resource you should check out. 139 more words

Speaking Skills

"Sod off, Reported Speech!" she exclaimed.

I’ve spent the past two weeks in turns delighting and dismaying my FCE students with Reported Speech.

God, I loathe Reported Speech.

It’s everything I hate about everything all backshifted into one pointless morass. 844 more words


Trường ĐH Havard quá danh tiếng, quá tuyệt vời. Dưới đây là một trong những sự tuyệt vời đó – bài giảng về công lý, về lẽ phải. 196 more words


Yoji-Jukugo: Four Kanji Idioms

Like all languages, Japanese is rich with idioms.  Previous blog entries focused on animal expressions, including those involving horses in honour of the year of the horse.   206 more words

Listening Skills