The New International Language: Study reveals how bilinguals use emoticons to find consensus

18/11/2017

No surprise and more can be found at https://www.languagemagazine.com/2017/10/study-reveals-bilinguals-use-emoticons-find-consensus/

Excerpt:

When bilinguals “code-switch,” or alternate between two or more languages, they are changing how they communicate with respect to the words they choose, while adhering to the idea they intend to share.

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Collaborating Lesson Planning Tool for Digital Story Telling

17/11/2017

At https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/11/06/app-week-collaborative-story/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec


Practical Tips for English Literacy Development

16/11/2017

Excellent tips at http://www.hmhco.com/media-center/blogs/2017/october/fall-literacy-leadership-talks-recap-five-takeaways-from-hmh-literacy-experts?utm_content=buffer21ba3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer


English Lesson Plan Materials: FREE Fix It Up Sentences

12/11/2017

at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/FREE-Fix-It-Up-Sentences-2838613

Excerpt:

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English Writing Tools

11/11/2017

Great sources in 10 Tools & Resources for Developing Writing Skills at https://quickshout.blogspot.co.uk/2017/10/10-tools-resources-for-developing.html?utm_content=buffereee58&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Vocabulary Knowledge and Vocabulary Use in Second Language Writing

09/11/2017

At http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2017-11-01/1.html

Excerpt:

A small-scale pilot study answering the following research questions:

  1. What are the relationships among receptive, productive, and aural vocabulary knowledge and L2 writing performance?
  2. What are the relationships among vocabulary use and L2 writing performance?
  3. How do stronger and weaker L2 writers differ in receptive/productive/aural vocabulary knowledge?
  4. How do stronger and weaker L2 writers differ in their use of vocabulary?

7 Great Google Docs Add-ons for English and Language Teachers

04/11/2017

 

Excellent add ons, check them out at http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/10/7-great-google-docs-add-ons-for-teachers.html?m=1.

Three examples below:

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