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...
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.
There is a Minnan dialect influence on the Thai language. I discovered this after starting to learn Thai following my experiences of learning Minnan. This hub lists Thai words borrowed from Minnan.
This article explains what ellipsis is, where it is used, what kind of ellipsis makes sentences less easy to understand, what unstressed words are left out, and how to teach English using ellipsis.
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 etc....
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.
This essay represents an amateur, informal linguistic autopsy of two swear words.
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.
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...
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.