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Five Tasks To Test Your Students’ Listening

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1. Number the jumbled words as you hear them: Don’t be restricted to nouns only, include adjectives as well. Use content words rather than form words (i.e. no prepositions, conjunctions or articles). You might include 1 or 2 words that do not spell as they sound, like ‘eight’...
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Watch How Easily You Can Teach The Four Language Skills

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The English language involves the use of four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Each skill has main features and there are some techniques to teach and develop each skill. Although the four language skills should be integrated into each lesson, I am are going to focus on...
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Basic Ideas And Techniques For Teaching The Four Language Skills

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In this guide post, I’m going to guide you to the basic ideas and techniques to teaching the four language skills The Four Language Skills The four skills of language learning are Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. They are four capabilities that allow an individual to comprehend, produce, and use the language in...
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Why And How To Use Songs In English Language Classes

Using songs in EFL classes
Songs are a useful tool in language acquisition. Language teachers can use them to open or close their lessons, to introduce topics or themes, to add variety or change the pace, to present new vocabulary or recycle known language structures. Simple, repetitive songs often contain a recurrent grammatical...
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The Six Main Myths About The Teaching Of Listening

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There are six myths or half-truths that are related to the teaching of listening during the process of language learning. They are false rituals which need to be analysed and put into question. Let’s consider them. 1. Listening can’t be taught: In fact, there are many things teachers...
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