Great for ESL Classrooms and Libraries

23/05/2018

A large chart as a visual reminder what our students need to master in addition to English:  Writing Systems of the World. Find at https://usefulcharts.com/products/writing-systems-of-the-world

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How to teach the TRAP vowel for learners whose languages have a palatal nasal [n]

11/05/2018

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Diphthongs: a Pronunciation Guide

23/04/2018

Find the recording at https://pronunciationstudio.com/pronunciation-guide-diphthong-vowel-sounds/


Linguistic Corner: World’s languages traced back to single African mother tongue: scientists

05/04/2018

Interesting stuff for linguistic folks: https://www.pri.org/stories/2011-04-15/worlds-languages-traced-back-single-african-mother-tongue-scientists


The Magic of Linguistics: People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it

24/03/2018

How we all use language says a lot about the person using it. In this publication, find some markers for languages users with depression at https://theconversation.com/people-with-depression-use-language-differently-heres-how-to-spot-it-90877


Linguistic Corner: Chinese Origin of English Words

23/03/2018

We all know that many words in the English language are borrowed from other languages. Do you know how many words are borrowed from Chinese? Find more information here: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/some-very-american-words-come-from-chinese/4243248.html


The Influence of Greek Language on English

22/03/2018

English is such a mixture of many other languages, including Greek (unfortunately, I cannot credit this pic to anyone):

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