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Is having a ‘foreign’ accent in English a bad thing?

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When it comes to teaching pronunciation, it is typically Standard British English or General American model that we teach our students. In a nutshell, we want our students to sound ‘native-like’. In this podcast, however, we take a critical look at the assumption that more ‘native-like’ pronunciation is better.

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English syntax highlighter

This is a syntax highlighter for English. It uses natural language processing to determine the part of speech for each word and highlights accordingly. It works with tricky sentences too, e.g. The man we saw saw a saw.

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | Sheep Media

All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we don’t want to

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9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics

Infographics are a great source of information and make reading information from the computer screen much easier, but just showing students an infographic and telling them to study it isn’t the most effective way to exploit the medium.

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9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics

Infographics are a great source of information and make reading information from the computer screen much easier, but just showing students an infographic and telling them to study it isn’t the most effective way to exploit the medium.

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