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AMERICAN ENGLISH: FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS AROUND THE WORLD

American English site is yet another robust source of useful information, materials and ideas to improve or strengthen our practice.

The site is home to the quarterly journal English Teaching Forum, which in itself is reason enough to pay a visit. 173 more words

Sites Of Interest

Site Seeing – April 18 – Small O scale layouts 7

I know that I said that this month was all about O scale layouts that fit within the 8′ x 2′ display footprint. With the addition of a fiddle yard or other means to stage trains I feel that today’s idea should work quite well for those interested in a slightly larger area US style switching layout. 162 more words

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What I've been up to this week

It’s the middle of the month already, and I’ve been busy. Since October 2015 I’ve been a member of the Ballarat Tramway Museum here in town. 380 more words

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Site Seeing – April 9 – Small O scale layouts 5

While tooling around the Broadford MRC’s site looking for information on Glen Bogle mentioned earlier this month I found our next contestant for a small O scale layout well within the reach of anyone interested in the larger scale. 258 more words

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Site seeing - April 8 - Resources boom

When you are building layouts, and the trains that run on them you need resources. Today’s site provides a lot of insight for compensation (no you are not getting any money) and other arcane topics that most of us never need to know about. 125 more words

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Site seeing - April 6th - track charts aplenty

My favourite layout planning tool for US themed layouts is the railroad’s track and spot maps. I have several, bought when we lived in the USA from 1997 – 2006. 193 more words

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Site Seeing - April 1 - Small O scale layouts 1

O scale, whether 1:48 US scale or UK scale 1:43, are outstanding in small spaces. With DCC operation, and the ability to run locomotives with sound has made a complete difference to the displaying and exhibition of layouts in recent years. 200 more words

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