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Why Sign-Language Gloves Don\’t Help Deaf PeopleAnd the writers of the UW letter argued that the development of a technology based on a sign language constituted cultural appropriation. College students were gaining accolades and scholarships for technologies based on an element of Deaf culture …Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:51:00 GMTUber Made Its Homegrown? Read More »
Publ.Date : Fri, 13 Sep 2013 01:43:23 +0000

TESOL Education News Briefs
Research the latest news about English Education. MATC, Boo-U partner to offer language courses in Baraboo for non-English speaking residents… Area Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County have partnered to offer free English as a Second Language courses at the Baraboo campus. The classes are taught by Madison College instructors, focusing on career-building? Read More »
Publ.Date : Sat, 07 Sep 2013 19:57:31 +0000

Using Music to Engage Language Learners, #TESOL Webinar Recording
Music appeals to language learners of all ages. Songs motivate language learners to practice their English. Additionally, songs help students remember vocabulary, analyze grammar structures, remember facts, and learn about […]
Publ.Date : Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:12:07 +0000

Plenty of Monkey Business and Food Fights at the Lopburi Monkey Banquet
Thailand is an incredible place to visit and teach English. It is also where one of the most bizarre events takes place, the Lopburi Monkey Banquet. The long-tailed macaque monkeys […]
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:12:20 +0000

Featured Book! ELL Frontiers: Using Technology to Enhance Instruction for English Learners
Welcome to a new series where we feature great books for language learners and teachers. This month we are featuring the book, ELL Frontiers: Using Technology to Enhance Instruction for […]
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:11:49 +0000

Thanksgiving Activities Your Learners will be Grateful For, #TESOL Webinar Recording
Organizations such as TESOL and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) stress the importance of including culture, history, and assimilation in the language learning curriculum. The Thanksgiving […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Nov 2017 02:17:20 +0000

The Macau Grand Prix in China is Fast and Furious
On November 16th to 19th one of the coolest racing events takes place in China, the Macau Grand Prix. It is the only street circuit racing event in which you […]
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:55:23 +0000

Tool of the Month for Language Learners: Venngage Infographics
Welcome to a new series where we feature ourfavorite free web tools and apps for language learners and teachers. This month we are highlighting Venngage Infographics.Venngage Infographics is an easy […]
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:37:59 +0000

Strategies for Teaching Grammar #TESOL Webinar
Language learners find learning grammar tedious and sometimes boring. You can make grammar instruction more enjoyable by integrating games, comics, rap, movies, and music. For more tips, watch the YouTube […]
Publ.Date : Sun, 05 Nov 2017 16:55:48 +0000

The Pirates Week Festival in the Cayman Islands Will Shiver Ya Timbers!
For 40 years, the Cayman Islands has hosted Pirates Week to celebrate pirate legends and culture. The grand celebration begins with a steel pan competition followed by fireworks. Other events […]
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:49:53 +0000

Business English: 14 Finance Lessons and Resources
Every Business English student needs to learn finance. Teaching finance can be tricky, since it includes math, language, and procedures, which may all be new to your language learners. The […]
Publ.Date : Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:02:08 +0000

Teaching Critical Reading Skills, #TESOL Webinar Recording
Language learners struggle to comprehend what they read in class and on their mobile devices. Support them by teaching them reading strategies and how to identify context clues. For more […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 27 Oct 2017 21:42:39 +0000

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