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Writing English as a Polyglot

by Hong-My Basrai

When we finally left communist Vietnam, my father said: “Never look back.” His words had a finality to them. They stuck in my twenty-two-year-old mind, and so I began my never looking back process, starting with learning to communicate predominantly in English. 677 more words

What I Learned in the Quiet Zone -- The Power of Speaking Without Words

Thursday and Friday of this past week, my colleagues and I headed to the big city for a conference on Celebrating Linguistic and Cultural Diversity. 715 more words

Writing

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Inside Out and Back Again is a New

York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor

Book, and a winner of the National Book… 279 more words

Education

Formal Letter

Monday 16th April

Dear Sir or Madam,

I saw your job advertisement in the newspaper for the vacancy for a school-leaver and I would be interested in applying. 139 more words

English As A Second Language

How to enhance reading comprehension of non-fiction academic texts

Esther Geva and Gloria Ramírez will be presenting webinars on 11th and 12th May where they will be discussing how to enhance reading comprehension of non-fiction academic texts.   408 more words

Adults / Young Adults

A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean

A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean

“My name is Cally Louise Fisher and I haven’t spoken for thirty-one days. Talking doesn’t always make things happen, however much you want them to.” 214 more words

Education

Introduction

I started thinking about ideas for this blog about 4-5 months ago. My intention was to create and publish ESL-centered literature lesson plans and reading guides. 473 more words

Education