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by tracy18
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Short easy books for adult learners?
Replies: 1
Views: 1824

Re: Short easy books for adult learners?

If you are looking for a Canadian classic, then you should definitely include The Handmaid's Tale. Though it is roughly around 300 pages, it could be a thought provoking book for adult learners. I remember how many of my student's expressed their strong opinions about the book through argumentative ...
by tracy18
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: Tips for ELT writers
Replies: 3
Views: 8221

Re: Tips for ELT writers

Be it any kinda of writing, proofreading and citations are important. Since we refer to research papers and other online materials while writing, it makes sense to run our write ups through plagiarism checkers to avoid content duplication.
by tracy18
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: List of great web activities & games
Replies: 70
Views: 95286

Re: List of great web activities & games

Check out this free writing tool that identifies errors in writing and suggests ways to improve writing.
by tracy18
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: What is the best reading strategy?
Replies: 2
Views: 2289

Re: What is the best reading strategy?

I would suggest to make them read articles and books of their interest. I once thought a Chinese shop owner to read by tapping into her interest of establishing a business in Canada. We read several business development related articles and she made great progress in a matter of few days.
by tracy18
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: how to improve the students' interest
Replies: 11
Views: 12554

Re: how to improve the students' interest

Being a science teacher, I know how hard it can be to get your students interested in the lesson. Generally, I mould my teaching methods according to the demographics of my class ie age, grade, gender, interests etc. Recently, I had an opportunity to teach in an all girls school, so I used stories a...
by tracy18
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Bilingual Education
Topic: Learning in two languages
Replies: 3
Views: 5406

Re: Learning in two languages

Bilingual education is common in many parts of the world. In the Netherlands kids learn in Dutch up until the end of primary education and then learn English. I've spoken to a few and they are fine. With English entertainment making inroads into all non-English speaking countries, it's not uncommon ...
by tracy18
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Learning English grammar
Replies: 8
Views: 8538

Re: Learning English grammar

This is a topic which has no one correct answer. Language is first and foremost for communication. As the written language has progressed rules have been put in place to reduce ambiguity in language. One of the best ways to learn a language is via immersion. Canada, around Montreal, teaches kids via...
by tracy18
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: ESL for Math Teachers
Replies: 2
Views: 2957

Re: ESL for Math Teachers

If you are looking for Math textbooks with simple English, you should check this list: http://www.openculture.com/free-math-textbooks
by tracy18
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Medical Language textbook - anatomy AND grammar?
Replies: 1
Views: 4794

You could try finding such a text in one of the Nursing books in here.
by tracy18
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: how to use internet to improve students ` writing ability
Replies: 8
Views: 10048

One of the best ways to improve a student's writing is by pointing out the mistakes in their writing through writing tools like Grammarly, 123helpme writing tool etc.
by tracy18
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Literature
Topic: Plagiarism Education
Replies: 2
Views: 2903

Plagiarism resources

I found this link that lists websites and articles that talk about plagiarism in great lengths. It is a good read for students to learn about plagiarism in detail.
by tracy18
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: A Vocabulary Game App
Replies: 1
Views: 2145

Good app

It is a good app for developing vocabulary while having fun with words. Check out this game that I found recently that is great for learning new words - http://www.cram.com/flashcards/games/je ... ds-9349473
by tracy18
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Where to buy great flashcards
Replies: 3
Views: 3304

Re: Where to buy great flashcards

Hi there, I've been searching for flashcards for some time now to teach my elementary students . I found this website www.yo-yee.com . The images looking great. They also have free downloads and free flashcard lesson plans. Does anybody know another website what has similar variety ? Please no sugg...
by tracy18
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Literature
Topic: Recommendations for High School ESL Literature Textbooks?
Replies: 3
Views: 5257

Try using Bartleby.com for accessing free high school textbooks.
by tracy18
Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: List of great web activities & games
Replies: 70
Views: 95286

Sharing another interesting site that I found recently - 123HelpMe.com