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.
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 time on basic sentences,...
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 defining the type of the text...
Foreign language transcription is very useful in learning listening skills. With examples taken from Thai and Chinese Mandarin, this hub examines problems faced in foreign language transcription.
Includes free downloadable language development pictorial aids complete with questions based on Marion Blank's "levels of questioning". Suitable for literacy development, language delay and Autism.
Phonetics, Phonology, Linguistics, Language, chart, English.
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!
Based on experiences studying Thai and living in Thailand, this hub suggests answers to the question of why I can't improve my second language proficiency and stagnate at the intermediate level.
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.
This essay represents an amateur, informal linguistic autopsy of two swear words.