With self-confidence, motivation to communicate, and constant practice, people can become successful in learning a second language. This hub suggests ten characteristics of the good language learner.
It seems that the communication skills of today's society are becoming worse. Moreover, it also appears that no one cares. It is time to raise the bar and make communication skills important again.
Since language barriers are a very difficult thing to overcome, here is a list of communication strategies, identified by linguists, which are employed by second language learners.
Introduction: briefly define the text type (the functional style and the genre), the topic, the problems raised, the cultural and historical background of the author and his text. Useful tips: The first step includes...
The system of images includes both macro and micro images. Macro images are those that develop within the whole book or within a considerable part of it: characters’ images, the image of nature, the image of war...
English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers: How To Teach Vocabulary to Beginner and Intermediate ESL Students
Welcome and congratulations! Visiting this page takes you one step closer to becoming an awesome ESL teacher! Let's start by learning the importance of vocabulary. Often times in ESL classrooms, teachers focus a lot of...
The use of transcription in EFL teaching and learning is worth noting. This hub details different activities involved in the use of transcription which have immediate application in the EFL classroom.
Do you confuse 'than' and 'then'? Do you wonder what the difference is? Did you know that 'than' relates to comparison and 'then' relates to time? 'Then' and 'than' explained!
So you're curious about Elvish? Well, then you've come to the right place to learn to speak Elvish. This is the Elvish based on J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth, so don't complain that this isn't Elvish as you know it.
We are going to think a little bit about some everyday words, and then see where that takes us.
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