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The Good Guy Greg Guide to Motivating Language Learners
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In part 1 we look at contemporary theories of motivation, with questions to help reflect on instances when we’ve encountered students who've exhibited particular motivational problems. In part two we examine a series of scenarios that revolve around our unlikely teacher hero: Good Guy Greg. Greg helps us work through issues and leads us towards practical techniques for solving motivational issues.
Macro-English
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Few people realize there is a special, important technique of studying grammar: to look for the reasons behind the rules. The author suggests that learning English is a process of mind-training, A learning should approach English as an active thinker, not a thoughtless reader.
Hyphens: A Guide for the 21st Century
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A short manual on the uses of hyphens.
52: a year of subversive activity for the ELT classroom
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
This is an activity book for language teachers unlike any you have ever seen. 52 asks the question: can one new teaching idea per week make a difference? The authors use radical texts, subversive images and lateral thinking to suggest new ways of doing things inside the classroom and to prompt teachers and learners to think differently about the world outside the classroom.
English Grammar and Essay Writing, Workbook 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.2x, Principles of Written English, the second of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. You do not need to have taken the first course to benefit from this second one.
How to Present at a Language Teacher’s Conference
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
One of the most rewarding ways of becoming more involved in our profession, I believe, is through presenting at a language teacher's conference. Over the course of the four chapters of this book you’ll find a series of steps, starting from attending a conference and leading up to presenting, which guide you towards getting ready for a conference presentation.
Sixty Words or Phrases Commonly Misused by ESL/EFL Students Preparing for Universities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book is for classroom or individual study for students who need to clean up their grammar at the word level in preparation for university-level academic writing. It presents 60 words or phrases that are problematic for advanced non-native students of English, exposing the errors, explaining them, and providing examples of correct usage and opportunities to practice writing.
Entertainment in English — 12 Game Show Lesson Plans for ESL
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Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Pen Bal Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In this collection of lessons I have readapted some of the most successful and entertaining gameshow formats from US and UK television and radio from over the last forty years. This set of lessons forms the third pillar in my theory of communicative learning.
Off the Top of My Head - 300 American Workplace Idioms for People Who Speak English as a Second Language
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Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Speak the language of the American workplace. 305 colorful and commonly used American workplace expressions are organized into twenty categories like "Working Smart" and "Thinking and Imagining". Each expression or idiom is accompanied by a brief explanation, a fun illustration and several examples of use.
Investigating the Emotional and Physical Aspects of the Language Classroom
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Price: Free! Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In the first part of this book we focus on the various theories that discuss the emotional side of classroom management, encompassing the methods of organization, administration, teaching and enforcing discipline in our language classrooms. We follow in the second part with four chapters focusing on the physical nature of classroom management.
Academic and Business Writing, Workbook 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This workbook accompanies the online course College Writing 2.3x, Principles of Written English, the third of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. You do not need to have taken the first and second courses to benefit from this third one.
Understanding English Pronunciation: (3) Phonics
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Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This small book helps you understand English pronunciation without using any phonetic symbols. Readers can download the mp3 sound file at our website. The book is published by Maria English Society.
Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences: English Sentence Forms
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Series: English Daily Use, Book 31 ยท English Word Power. Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Sentence forms in English language - simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, compound-complex sentence | phrases and clauses | independent or principal clause (main clause), dependent or subordinate clause | list of important coordinators for compound sentences | list of important subordinators for complex sentences | double and multiple sentences
Fifty Ways to Practice Vocabulary: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This book is for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to learn, practice, and remember vocabulary. By applying these methods, you will understand English more easily and speak and write it better. You don't need to be in an English-speaking country or in an English class to use this book.
Good Grammar: Them's the Rules
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
Good Grammar: Them's the Rules. Author I.M. Knott has been a teacher, tutor, editor, and columnist. Knott's unusual insights into proper English usage are well worth a free read.
El idioma es música Más de 70 consejos fáciles y divertidos para aprender idiomas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Diviértase y aprenda idiomas con facilidad. Escuche música y programas de radio, vea televisión, asista a eventos culturales, hable con otras personas y en general disfrute del proceso de aprender otro idioma. Aprenda idiomas de forma económica.
Intermediate English Comprehension - Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 17,590. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
this is the first book in the bestselling series ‘intermediate english comprehension’. each book contains fifteen interesting articles on a variety of topics such as: history, religion, the natural world, science, travel, food and more. it is perfect for students of english who want to improve their reading comprehension and will help with exam practice.
Speakening: English and Spanish for Serious Students
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
(5.00 from 1 review)
Speakening: English and Spanish for Serious Students is a dual-language course in English and Spanish using brief dialogues as the means to achieving fluency in both languages. The dialogues, called Exchanges, present all the sentence structures necessary for understanding the grammar of both languages. This grammar is acquired the way we acquire the grammar of our mother tongue: naturally.
Winners Speak Globish
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Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
If you use English that's too dense or too subtle,YOU COULD BE LOSING BUSINESS! Only 5% of English spoken in the world is among native speakers. More than a billion global citizens are looking for a simplified form of English. "Whether you are delivering a speech,negotiating a contract or doing business in another country, Globish is the answer and this book is your guide." Dan Poynter.
English Grammar Exercises
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Price: Free! Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
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Free English grammar exercises, rules, lessons, worksheets, games, quiz and tests online. Learn English grammar & practice.