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by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Bilingual Education
Topic: Bilingual Education vs. English-Only
Replies: 7
Views: 6485

Re: Bilingual Education vs. English-Only

After reading and hearing about the research on bilingual education and English-only education, my initial view of the two has changed. Although bilingual education has proven beneficial, English-only education also has its place. I believe that instead of spending more time and money on researchin...
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:38 am
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Bilingual Education
Replies: 2
Views: 3354

imagine being multilingual. :)
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:33 am
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Helping students unlearn bad habits and uncorrect pronunc.
Replies: 3
Views: 4812

Re: Helping students unlearn bad habits and uncorrect pronun

The one major mistake (one of many, but the one that I think is most annoying to me and frustrating to the students) that I have seen in all 14 years of my teaching overseas is that local English teachers teach their students how to speak English word by word, rather than how to speak in phrases. ....
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:33 am
Forum: Preschool Education
Topic: Strict Parenting style influences how you teach?
Replies: 2
Views: 5051

I was reading about a similar topic recently. on how the learning culture affect the students' learning habit. I hope the links below help: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/feb93/vol50/num05/Why-Asian-Students-Still-Outdistance-Americans.aspx http://www.ascd.org/publications/e...
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: Preschool Education
Topic: when to teach my daughter English
Replies: 6
Views: 7231

According to studies, 5 is the best age to learn a new language or even up to 5 new languages.
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Preschool Education
Topic: Forced repetition
Replies: 2
Views: 2683

You may bring a mirror so she can observe the shape of her mouth as she speaks
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: about phonics
Replies: 8
Views: 10898

lip420 wrote:Here you'll find a fun and efficient method for teaching phonics. And also a number of games and activities for phonics.
Thanks for the link
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: PRIVATE TUTORING
Replies: 1
Views: 4225

depends on the age of the students. One site I always use is englishpage.com
by silencedobetter
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Classroom Games at MrJChinaESL.com
Replies: 4
Views: 4473

Nice site content
by silencedobetter
Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Question Quest (card game) - Heard of it / used it?
Replies: 3
Views: 2791

I had the very same idea long time ago. This is very interesting!
by silencedobetter
Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:04 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Some Advice on Large Classes
Replies: 55
Views: 79671

Wow! Respect! I feel embarrassed complaining about having 21 students in class in the past.
by silencedobetter
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Captionless comic strips
Replies: 6
Views: 5344

There's an app for that
by silencedobetter
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Activities to build listening skills?
Replies: 10
Views: 7741

Take a look at the "Pimsleur Approach"
by silencedobetter
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Speaking With Adults and Teens
Replies: 2
Views: 2475

Very interesting! Thanks!
by silencedobetter
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: ipad esl
Replies: 1
Views: 2631

Yes, there are plenty of educational apps that they can download