Prosodic features of speech – Webinar held on Dec 17th, 2021 for Trinity College London.

During my DIP-TESOL tutorship, we had a session on Intonation by Mark Mckinnon.  The session gave us a practical example of how to use sense groups to identify tone units and ultimately raise awareness on intonation and how it can be used to convey meaning.  So when I was asked…

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Why everyone should do drama?

In my drama teaching experience, there are those learners who clearly love drama and then there were those who were never inclined towards it. I endorse drama as a necessary pill for everyone.  According to educators Alan Duff and Alan Maley drama is useful in a number of ways.  Using…

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Stephen Krashen on the importance of reading

Stephen Krashen (University of Southern California) is an expert in the field of linguistics, specializing in theories of language acquisition and development. Much of his recent research has involved the study of non-English and bilingual language acquisition. Since 1980, he has published well over 100 books and articles and has…

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Winter Reading Challenge

In the month of December 2020, Eager readers’ students took part in a Winter Reading Challenge. This winter reading challenge was across the age groups of 6 to 9 years and 10 to 14 years.  One of the competitions in the winter reading challenge was an essay writing competition. The…

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The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris

A New York Times bestseller and USA Today bestselling book! An award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris introduces his first magical book in a new series with plenty of tricks up to its sleeve. The fourth and final edition of the actor/writer Harris' middle-grade fantasy series, ”The Magic Misfits: The Fourth…

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