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The only thing that matters to these stories is the manner of their endings. These ten tales are imaginings of what might be. And when they end, there is no going back.
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Visit your local Amazon site. Hope you enjoy it. There are stories, each comprising exactly characters and each based on a simple idea, which you may or may not know, but which is a lot of fun to try to work out. Hope you enjoy it! Visit the blog from The Wordman of Alperton and read my posts on aspects of language which I find fascinating and worth investigating, with lots of humour wherever I can fit it in.
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and would help scaffold learning for many students of Business English. I’d happily discuss this idea further with you if you’re interested. 8 fun ways to practice presentations! | EFL.
This ESL presentation rubric can help you provide valuable feedback to your students and has been created with English learners in mind. Skills included in this rubric include: stress and intonation, appropriate linking language, body language, fluency, as well as standard grammar structures.
ESL Presentations Rubric. The Purdue Online Writing Lab Welcome to the Purdue OWL. We offer free resources including Writing and Teaching Writing, Research, Grammar and Mechanics, Style Guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), and Job Search and Professional Writing.
Reading Circle This works for intermediate and advanced classes, though it could work with lower levels, too. It develops reading, listening, speaking and critical thinking skills.
Project-Based Learning for Adult English Language Learners. Donna Moss, Arlington (VA) Education and Employment Program (REEP) Carol Van Duzer, National Center for ESL Literacy Education.
Listening Resources for ESL--audio/video. See also my list of Listening and Reading resources.. News / Talks.
Best Business Lectures playlist -- includes Michael Porter on competitiveness; strategic management, and more (varying lengths). Using Online Lectures for Authentic Note-Taking Practice-- links to free online lectures, resources, suggestions by Nina Liakos, specifically vetconnexx.com's.