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The CELTA Teaching Compendium
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
This compendium sets out to provide a quick, easy reference to all the key practical teaching skills taught in CELTA. It explains the essential things you need to know, with practical tips and suggestions.
Phrases
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Phrase is a group of words that functions as a single unit and lacks either a subject or a predicate, or both. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you various types of phrase such as noun, verb, adjectival, adverbial, prepositional, gerund, participial and infinitive phrases. Backed with a good exercise, this book will enable you master how to identify phrases in every sentence.
Rhymes
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Rhyme is the quality shared by two or more words that end with the same sound. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you how to identify the words that rhyme. It gives you some useful hints that will enable you to appreciate rhyming. And it has a good exercise that will enable you master how to rhyme.
Transcription
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Transcription is the assigning of a particular phonetic symbol to a particular sound. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you how to transcribe words. It will instruct you on how to divide words into syllables so that you will master how to transcribe words correctly. And it is backed with a good exercise that will help you to learn how to transcribe words correctly.
Stresses
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Stress is the greater force that makes a syllable or word to sound louder and distinct. This book thus helps you to learn how to put stresses on words and sentences. It can help you to improve on the placement of stress only if you can strictly adhere to the several rules of stress placement it has enunciated. With good exercises, it also instructs you on emphatic stress and sentence stress.
Consonants
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Consonant is a sound produced by obstructing the flow of air either partially or completely from the lungs. This book clearly explains the twenty four consonants in English Language. It instructs you on how to produce the voiced consonants. It shows you how to produce the voiceless consonants. And it is backed with a good exercise that helps you to master how to produce all the consonant sounds.
Vowels
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Vowel is a sound produced without obstructing the flow of air from the lungs. This book clearly explains the twenty vowels in English Language. It instructs you on how to produce all the vowel sounds. It teaches you how to produce the monophthongs. It shows you how to produce the diphthongs. Backed with a good exercise, it helps you to master how to produce all the vowel sounds.
Summary
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Summary is a shortened account of a story. Summarizing is the shortening of a long story by capturing its main ideas. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you how to summarize. It clearly explains the techniques of summarizing a passage. And it has model summary passages that will enable you to master how to answer questions on a summary passage.
Comprehension
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Comprehension is the understanding of what is explicitly stated in a passage. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you how to comprehend a passage. It clearly explains the techniques of comprehending a passage. And it has model comprehension passages that will enable you to master how to answer questions on a comprehension passage.
Essays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book teaches you how to write memorable, exciting and error-free essays. It clearly explains how to write a narrative essay. It instructs you on how to write a descriptive essay. It analyzes an argumentative essay. It helps you to master how to write an expository essay. It appraises a good technique of writing an essay. And it shows you the common mistakes in writing an essay.
Letters
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This book teaches you how to write memorable, exciting and error-free letters. It clearly explains how to write formal letters. It analyzes how to write semi-formal letters. It teaches you how to write informal letters. It informs you about the good techniques of writing a letter. Backed with good examples, it shows you the common mistakes in writing a letter.
Idioms
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Idiom is a phrase or expression whose meaning cannot be deducted from the meanings of the individual words when standing alone. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you idioms. It clearly explains how to learn more idioms. It instructs you on how to use idioms in sentences. Backed with a good exercise, it shows you how to use idioms correctly.
Vocabularly
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Vocabulary comprises the English words that you recognize their meanings and the words you deduce from contexts. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you vocabulary. It clearly explains how to build vocabulary. It analyzes the word root. It identifies the prefix and the suffix. It instructs you on the register. And it shows you how to obtain the synonym and the antonym.
Concord
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Concord is a perfect agreement on the use of subjects, verbs, pronouns, and their antecedents, genders, tenses, voice and mood in communication. This book clearly explains subject-verb agreement. It analyzes pronoun-antecedent agreement. It discusses shifts in construction. And it is backed with a good exercise that will enable you to learn how to apply the rules of concord to your sentences.
Clauses
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Clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a predicate, thereby forming a part of sentence. It is in this lucid manner that this book clearly explains and analyzes the types of clause such as noun, adjectival (restrictive and non-restrictive) and adverbial clauses. And it is backed with a good exercise that will enable you to master how to identify clauses in every sentence.
Punctuations
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Punctuation comprises certain marks that show the relationship of words, or used to place emphasis on words. This book clearly explains the full stop and comma. It evaluates the semicolon and colon. It appraises the quotation marks and hyphen. It examines the dash and ellipsis. It identifies the slash and capital letter. And it shows you how to correctly use all the punctuation marks.
Sentences
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This book clearly explains sentence. It analyzes sentences according to their functions such as declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory functions. It discusses the sentence elements and the sentence patterns. It shows how to employ parallelism in the construction of sentences. And it is backed with a good exercise that will enable you to learn how to construct correct sentences.
Conjunctions
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Conjunction is a word used to join a noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb or preposition. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you conjunctions. It clearly explains the types of conjunction such as coordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs. Backed with a good exercise, it shows you how to use conjunctions correctly.
Prepositions
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Preposition is a word or a group of words that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you prepositions. It clearly explains simple prepositions and complex prepositions. It vividly discusses how to position prepositions after certain words. Backed with a good exercise, it shows you how to use prepositions correctly.
Adverbs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Adverb modifies a verb, an adjective or a fellow adverb. This book clearly explains the various types of adverbs such as adverbs of time, adverbs of place, adverbs of manner, adverbs of duration and adverbs of frequency. It vividly discusses how to position adverbs so that they can correctly modify words. Backed with a good exercise, it shows you how to use adverbs correctly.