English Language Text Messages: Using Punctuation or Not?


It depends, according to a publication addressing the issue of audience and purpose of writing. Check it out in There’s a linguistic reason why using a period in a text message makes you sound like a jerk at http://www.businessinsider.com/using-periods-in-text-messages-etiquette-2016-7?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=auddev-test447


Video: Proprioception in learning new sounds, words and connected speech


Find at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWPq8bgezt20u2WWBOThojk0fIyxPRJ_H&app=desktop Excerpt:

What is the best way to teach pronunciation to your students? In this animated and practical seminar, Adrian Underhill demonstrates the proprioceptive approach and how it can help your classes.

I saw this speaker life at a conference and he is amazing. Please check out his work and videos!

Thank You, Readers!


A Rubric to Score Math Writing in English Class


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Second Language Effects: You are more likely to deny the truth in your second language According to a Study


Interesting findings of the truthfulness of non-native speakers at https://theconversation.com/you-are-more-likely-to-deny-the-truth-in-your-second-language-82193

US Culture: Wishing Others A Happy New Year in Writing


Great instructions at https://www.grammarly.com/blog/happy-new-year-2/?utm_source=grammarly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GrammarlyBlogNL&utm_content=122317&utm_source=Blog%20NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=123017_BlogNL&utm_content=notest

US Culture: What is a Latino/Latina?


Is anyone speaking Spanish a Latina/o? Read a great piece on cultural identity at http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-spanish-language-latino-cultural-identity-0103-20180102-story.html

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