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by Lorikeet
Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: I have (got) a question = Present perfect?
Replies: 3
Views: 2106

Re: I have (got) a question = Present perfect?

Someone over on the Job Discussion forums (on a thread entiled 'The Secret Code of TEFL', if you really must know - and it's actually about half-truths or even outright porkies in the wording of job adverts than about grammar :o :) ) was off-topically opining that textbooks like Cutting Edge appare...
by Lorikeet
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Motivating adults
Replies: 15
Views: 7974

Regarding homework, I found that having a grammar point with old stand-by type exercises for homework that could be easily corrected with an overhead the next day, in fifteen minutes or less, allowed my older students to feel like they were studying "grammar" and also if they didn't have time to do ...
by Lorikeet
Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Your Welcome!
Replies: 3
Views: 1379

I really think it's the same thing with your/you're, there/their/they're, it's/its etc. I've seen "your wrong" as much as "your welcome." I think it's a dislike of apostrophes, and figuring the "right" way isn't important. U think so 2? (Ack I hate that :D)
by Lorikeet
Mon May 24, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: ESL Management
Topic: HELP! Director of English job: How fast would I sink?
Replies: 8
Views: 5747

It might help if you look at the texts for the lower levels to see what they are supposed to master before they get to the higher levels.
by Lorikeet
Tue May 18, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: What do you think?
Replies: 2
Views: 995

I would have written "redoes."
by Lorikeet
Mon May 10, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Anticipated problems with modal verbs - Would you mind
Replies: 1
Views: 4666

Re: Anticipated problems with modal verbs - Would you mind

I'm doing an assignment for school and am having trouble with anticipated problems with Would you mind answering the phone? I am also looking for solutions for anticipated problems, too. Thanks. BTW, Thanks for everyone who responded to my other posts. It was very helpful. Think of how you would an...
by Lorikeet
Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:34 am
Forum: Texts
Topic: Liyang's "Crazy English"
Replies: 3
Views: 8255

Well over a year later, and it sounds just as bad! Thanks for posting.
by Lorikeet
Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Quick Spelling Test
Replies: 12
Views: 2526

Bah, I got 19 but I don't know which one was wrong. Had questions on a couple. Too lazy to go back and check.
by Lorikeet
Mon Dec 28, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Modal stacking
Replies: 6
Views: 2485

On the other hand, I've really never heard much of "might ought to". Maybe I should move to the south? ;)
by Lorikeet
Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: How do I create my own web page for my students?
Replies: 8
Views: 5219

You can also try a blog. I use edublogs (there is a small fee for no advertisements). Here is mine: http://lorikeet3.edublogs.org
by Lorikeet
Tue Oct 13, 2009 5:40 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Learned or Learnt
Replies: 8
Views: 2168

Oh I think I never heard of "leant."
by Lorikeet
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: How can I create my own homepage/website?
Replies: 10
Views: 7273

Hmm you might also want to consider a blog.
by Lorikeet
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:47 pm
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: How can I create my own homepage/website?
Replies: 10
Views: 7273

Do you work for a school system/college that has a website? If so, they sometimes have assistance.
by Lorikeet
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Learned or Learnt
Replies: 8
Views: 2168

I thought it was a difference is American/British English, and not an error. (Sorry don't know about the other "Englishes.")
by Lorikeet
Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: MATESOL education
Replies: 3
Views: 1181

I got my degree before there were degrees in TEFL/TESL, but I know San Francisco State University has a good program.