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Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction (Colin Ward)

Anarchism is one of these things I’ve never really bothered reading about—indeed politics generally has not loomed large in my lifelong reading history—but for some reason I’ve been feeling lately like I should do so, and as such, why not start with something light.  237 more words

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Forgotten Plotlanders - Just Published

Hot on the heels of this weeks release of ‘Architecture and Space Re-imagined’, today sees  the publication of ‘Forgotten Plotlanders’ in the Housing, Theory and Society journal. 268 more words

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Re-purposing the writing process for beginner ELLs

Trio Writing authors Alice Savage and Colin Ward offer 6 practical activities to help your beginner level students write successfully in English.

For native speakers, a writing process that starts with a plan and ends with sentence-level editing makes sense.  715 more words

Adults / Young Adults

Sentence Builder Boxes: Support for beginning writers

Meeting the demands of writing with language learning is an uphill climb, so one nice thing we can do for second language writers is reduce their cognitive load. 553 more words

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The Rollercoaster Effect of Language Learning

How is language learning like a roller coaster?

Diane Larsen-Freeman (2008) notes that language learning is a complex, dynamic system. According to Freeman, language learning is constantly in motion. 709 more words

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Three simple ways to use power points in ELT

Power point presentations were never meant for English language teaching, but they lend themselves to lesson plans in myriad ways and are a great way to get one’s feet wet in the waters of technology  A very simple power point can be a reusable answer key, a worksheet, a game, or some other interactive practice.   530 more words

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