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The English Alphabet‏‎ 22 Oct 2014 15:09
The English Alphabet‏‎

The English Alphabet contains 26 letters. These can be divided into vowels and consonants‏‎. The vowels are: a,e,i,o,u The consonants are: b,c,d,f,g,h,j,k,l,m,n,p,q,r,s,t,v,w,x,y,z Every word has at least one vowel sound. When we write them, [ ... ]

Linguistics for English Teachers
Just the Facts‏‎ 22 Oct 2014 11:56
Just the Facts‏‎

Just the Facts is a simple game where students practice speaking‏‎ and listening‏‎. It's fun, too, and can be used as a warm up activity to introduce a particular topic in the lesson. If done in this way, it will also help introduce students to [ ... ]

Listening & Speaking Activities
Example Lesson Plan‏‎ 22 Oct 2014 11:44
Example Lesson Plan‏‎

This is an Example TEFL Lesson Plan which illustrates some of the ideas presented in the article on TEFL/TESOL Lesson Planning‏‎. It will give you a good idea of how to approach the subject and lay out your plan. Obviously what we show here will need [ ... ]

TEFL Lesson Plans, Activities & Ideas
Proper Nouns‏‎ in English Grammar22 Oct 2014 11:08
Proper Nouns‏‎ in English Grammar

A Proper Noun is a special type of noun which refers to a person or place (and sometimes a title). Tom Cruise, Spain, Alexander the Great, Pluto... Proper nouns help identify a particular person, place, object or animal because they tell us their name. Compare [ ... ]

Nouns
Phrasal Verbs‏‎ in English22 Oct 2014 11:00
Phrasal Verbs‏‎ in English

A phrasal verb is a verb‏‎ and preposition which together mean something different from the individual parts. For example: The little boy was racing along the corridor when he ran into his teacher. In this example the boy was running and he literally [ ... ]

Verbs
The TEFL Commandments‏‎ for Effective English Teac...22 Oct 2014 10:43
The TEFL Commandments‏‎ for Effective English Teaching

TEFL Commandments are simply basic teaching rules which TEFL teachers follow in the classroom. Some call them maxims, others call them aphorisms, others still call them sayings. But whatever you call them, they are useful to read over and think about [ ... ]

Teaching Techniques
Lexeme‏‎ 21 Oct 2014 16:47

A lexeme is the term used in Linguistics‏‎ to refer to a word (a minimal unit of language) with a distinctive meaning (a semantic value) and often a specific cultural concept attached to it. Lexemes are the basic elements of a language. They are [ ... ]

Linguistics for English Teachers
The ICAL TEFL Site Mobile21 Oct 2014 15:57
The ICAL TEFL Site Mobile

The ICAL TEFL site is popular, no doubt about it, with thousands of visitors each day. But we did start to accumulate some criticism. It wasn't about the content but about the design. You see that looking at the site on a modern desktop computer everyone [ ... ]

The ICAL TEFL Blog
TEFL Teacher Portfolios‏‎ 21 Oct 2014 15:07
TEFL Teacher Portfolios‏‎

A Teaching Portfolio (sometimes also called a Teaching Dossier or Teaching Profile) is a valuable tool used by TEFL teachers to document who they are, what kind of teacher they are and what they have achieved. It's also a great tool to help you get [ ... ]

How to Teach English
Second Language Acquisition‏‎ or SLA21 Oct 2014 14:37
Second Language Acquisition‏‎ or SLA

The way in which someone learns a second language‏‎ is known as Second Language Acquisition or SLA. Overview SLA is often regarded as mimicking the way in which native speakers acquire their first language (or Mother Tongue‏‎ (MT)) and it [ ... ]

Linguistics for English Teachers
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