This article discusses three words that weren't part of my personal vocabulary before January 2021. They're new to me if not to you!
Our language may hide certain traits of our mentality -- or, is it merely that those linguistic fathers back there had those traits, while we are just innocently using the language as another given in life.
Discover "new" and trending words that have been inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic.
This twenty-first century is the best time for globalization which is really bringing the whole world very close. Bilingual education system has huge contribution to get the world almost in our hand as it is helping in communication by using English as first or second language over the world.
NLP is a highly positive resource that should only ever be used in an ethical manner to brainwash individuals (self or others) to amend change in their thoughts and behaviors so to achieve DESIRED GOALS.Studies show NLP can be successfully used in every walk of life to transform oneself and others.
We all tend to use the terms "knowledge", "intelligence", and "wisdom" interchangeably. But should we?
Punctuation problems are a common experience to speakers of English as a second language. When the teaching is rule-based learners forget easily. Other problems include mother tongue interference and translation.
Full marks, you've graduated this far! Before long you'll qualify for your Yorksher Citizenship, so keep it up. This is the final leg of your pilgrimage, so enjoy. The only test will be real life...
Yorkshire dialect, English but almost as mysterious as that of the Inuits. A language that needs translating into Standard English. Welcome to the Practical Aspect of understanding 'Tyke' (Yorkshire)
Language discrimination can lead to generalized negative evaluations of those with an imperfect command of English. This, in turn, can lead to negative self-evaluations and self-fulfilling prophecies.
Here's an analogy: The English Language is a timeless, living being that has developed over the past fifteen hundred years. It is a breathing, feeling creature that nurtures our minds with new ideas
This hub features more tips for how to teach English as a second language to adults and focuses on writing activities that can be used in the classroom.
In this ongoing series of word origins, we visit 'M' for our monumental musings on the history of some M words.
Discover more ESL speaking activities and how to teach English as a second language to adults. Part 2 of this series gives advice on classroom management and using movies and realia for learning.
This hub features some fundamental tips for how to teach English as a second language to adults and younger learners in an ESL / EFL classroom.
Not only are linguistics one of the most powerful ways of programming the human mind but they also influence your decisions each and every day. Symbolism, metaphor and circumstances also do the same.
Includes free downloadable language development pictorial aids complete with questions based on Marion Blank's "levels of questioning". Suitable for literacy development, language delay and Autism.
As English speakers we hear an expression and know instantly there is the potential for danger. We instinctively know what action to take. If you are new to English, these idioms can cause confusion.
Read about the man who accidentally threw £4.3 million in the bin with this Business English-focused lesson plan. Suitable for intermediate students.
Need to practise the present perfect continuous? Try out these 4 useful and motivating ideas to help your learners remember this tense.
Engaging lesson plan about color and its meaning. Emphasis is on speaking in this activity. Suitable for intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced levels. Lots of fun!
Leave all the work to the student with this conjunctions worksheet. Learners test each other with these 20 questions. Suitable for intermediate and upper-intermediate.
Do you get away with more if you are drop-dead gorgeous? Do you perform better at work and in interviews? Find out with this captivating ESL lesson plan. Suitable for upper-intermediate and advanced.
This ESL lesson plan is very engaging, with a particular focus on speaking. It is suitable for advanced levels and will encourage healthy debate and discussion in your classroom.
The foreign English language teachers in Thailand are a blend of young and old male and female mostly from western countries. This hub examines the foreign English language teachers in Thailand.
English teaching in Thailand is much different from that of western countries. Based on my seven years of teaching in Bangkok, learn how to survive as a new foreign English teacher in Thailand.
Possible career opportunities with a bachelor's degree in English Language and Linguistics.
Problems faced by non-native learners of English can be overcome. Learners would want to sound at least close to native in their accent maybe because the prestige that goes with speaking English