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by askforlisa
Mon Jan 08, 2007 3:45 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: How to teach letters?
Replies: 12
Views: 12760

Hi, I once observed a teacher teaching the alphabet to students and this is how she made it fun. First she gave each student an envelope containing all the letters in the alphabet, cut out, both big and small, and got them to put the letters in order after she introduced the lesson. The teacher chec...
by askforlisa
Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:39 am
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Teaching Pronunciation to speakers of Mandarin
Replies: 4
Views: 7406

Hi!!! For mandarin speakers, here are a few difficulties to look for: - they have difficulty in distinguishing between 3 major sounds; th, t, f ex. three, tree, free. The "Th" sound is often pronounced by them as "f" - another one that they may have is "l" vs "d" ex. dealer, leader I read on this we...
by askforlisa
Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:37 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Help...verb tenses.
Replies: 8
Views: 8245

Thanks for your help with this topic. I'll try and get a copy of the book you mentioned.

Just one question though, do you personally have any ways to explain when to use those tenses to students?

Thanks again, greatly appreciated!!!
by askforlisa
Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Help...verb tenses.
Replies: 8
Views: 8245

Help...verb tenses.

Hi Everyone, I have just started teaching english and am having trouble with how to boil these down into simple, yet clear explanations or methods to explain these to students: - Simple tense - Perfect tense - Progressive tense - Perfect-progressive tense Any games would be great too...as a native s...