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- Commonly confused words. // Scholastic Scope (Teacher's Edition);3/6/2000, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p7
Presents an exercise for students that focuses on commonly confused words in the English language.
- YOU DON'T KNOW IT IF YOU DON'T SHOW IT. Carter, T. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Spring91, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p5
Provides a verbal map of how the author creates activities, as a teacher, and also some examples of how he uses them in the classroom. Exercises for teaching general semantics; Consciousness of abstracting; Finding ideas from TV news broadcasts or major newspapers; Obtaining a wider view;...
- Teachers and the language environment: Making a PLACE for international students in the college... Mohr, Kathleen A.J. // Contemporary Education;1994, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p69
Focuses on the responses of international students studying English as a second language (ESL) in America to questions about how college teachers can help or hinder their language-based learning processes. Description of the ESL course; Categories in the evaluation of the course; Language...
- Untracking advanced placement English: Creating opportunity is not enough. Cone, J.K. // Phi Delta Kappan;May92, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p712
Discusses the author's experiences with opening up advanced placement English to all students willing to commit to a challenging curriculum. Creating a climate of collaboration; Strategies for teaching an untracked honors English class; Collaboration, not competition; More.
- New English teachers. // Education Digest;Oct92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p40
Comments on an article in the November-December 1991 issue of `Journal of Teacher Education,' by Renee T. Clift, titled `Learning to Teach English--Maybe: A Study of Knowledge Development.'
- You've seen it hundreds of times and you still can't spell it. Gentry, J.R. // Teaching Pre K-8;Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p6
Observes that spelling is a skill that must be taught. Children will not become expert spellers by reading words or writing a lot. Example; Children may have difficulty remembering the precise visual forms of words.
- $1.6 million E.S.L. grant. // Chinatown News;5/3/94, Vol. 41 Issue 16, p23
Reports that funding of $1,610,500 is being provided to the Vancouver school district during the current school year to help assess and place more than 6,000 students in district E.S.L. programs. Comments from Education Minister Art Charbonneau; Additional information.
- Workplace English as a second language program: Company supervisors' role. Archer, Katherine // Adult Learning;Jun92, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p9
Examines how the demographics of today's workplace are such that few businesses operate without some portion of their work force being non-English speaking. How the supervisors play a vital role in the success of Workplace English As A Second Language programs; Supervisors' seminar; Supervisor...
- A new ESL model. Wood, Bertie // Adult Learning;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p23
Presents the new ESL Teacher Institute, a model developed in California. How the author used the Institute as a framework for training programs conducted in Estonia in 1991; Some background on the Institute; Training project for English teachers; How the Institute uses an interactive, mutually...