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E-Newsletter, Issue 18 (July-August 2015)

In the current issue Editors’ Corner  …  5 Making the most of your teaching context: SEETA Research Project (Desmond Thomas, Zarina Markova, Anna Parisi) ……   7 Classrooms and contexts: how to make your mixed class a happy class (Anne Wiseman)    ……    23 A reactive approach to teaching English through literature (Svetlana Dimitrova-Gyuzeleva)  …… [...]

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Technology and Collaborative Learning – The Teaching of Writing

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How can we moodle together

I COULD BE IN GREECE! The people I’ve just arrived in Sofia and I can already  hear Greek being spoken around me. When I ask a grinning  clerk at the train station where I can get a bus to the city centre he  immediately leaves his booth  to walk with me to the bus stop [...]

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Les Visiteurs or Lost in Translation

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Lesson planning? It can’t be that difficult!

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Making grammar lessons fun

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A European project for teaching languages through national stories

Towards Awareness Raising of Multicultural and Multilingual Europe while Teaching Foreign Languages to Young Learners The Comenius 2.1. project, subsidized by the European Commission puts into practice the idea that Languages should be bridges not barriers between people in Europe as Mr Orban, commissioner for multilingualism has stated. The project lasted 3 years and a [...]

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Building collocation competence

The paper deals with collocations of the type verb + noun, which are central to building the language learner’s mental lexicon.  It draws on evidence of language learners’ lack of awareness of the psychological salience and severely limited repertoire of collocations in their output. It further looks at noticing as a central pedagogic activity and [...]

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Using technology in teaching learning-disabled

Abstract: Our paper discusses the use of innovative technological solutions in foreign language teaching for a particular student population, specifically learning-disabled (LD) students. The present research summarizes four academic projects implemented in institutions of higher education in Israel: Holon Institute of Technology, Ashkelon Academic College, Netanya Academic College and Levinski Teacher Training College. Keywords: dyslexia, [...]

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English preterit and perfect testing techniques

Summary: The article treats some general issues related to the importance of language testing, types of tests, criteria testing materials should correspond to as well as more specific topics as to particularities and implementation of English preterit and perfect new testing techniques. Suggested innovative procedures concern the use of graphs, pictures, poetry, fiction texts, story-telling, [...]

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