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Metacognition-English Word of the Day

" Metacognition " is often simply defined as "thinking about thinking." According to Merriam-Webster, Metacognition is " awareness or analysis of one's own learning or thinking processes. For example: research on metacognition …...

Celebrate English Today

April 23 is United Nations' English Language Day, which is celebrated annually on the date traditionally observed as both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare. The...

“The Emergence of Culture Out of Anarchy”: Self-Organization in the English Language

The English language has progressed over time without a handbook or guidance, so one...

Helping Academic English Learners Develop Productive Word Knowledge

Dr. Kate Kinsella offers evidence-based instructional practices to advance students’ verbal and written command of critical words Vocabulary Knowledge and Overall Academic Achievement Vocabulary plays a crucial role in all aspects of...

English Is Golden

California is more than a state — it’s a state of mind: dynamic, free-thinking, innovative, ecological, and liberal are just some of the adjectives that start to describe the...

Hansa Language Centre

Hansa Language Centre has been teaching languages to adult students from around the globe since 1969. It is one of Canada´s largest and most respected language schools. Its two...

Way with Words

Way with Words Input-Based Incremental Vocabulary Instruction by Joe Barcroft TESOL International Association 123 pages ISBN 193-1185752 Joe Barcroft premises his new book, Input-Based Incremental Vocabulary Instruction, by pointing out that while...

Renovating Your Writing

Carving Words Renovating Your Writing: Shaping Ideas into Clear, Concise, and Compelling Messages Richard Kallan ISBN-10: 020525439X • ISBN-13: 9780205254392 (c)2013 • Pearson, White Plains, NY Writing successfully is often a challenging task, one...

English in America

From Austin with love I questioned whether it was a ludicrously fortunate coincidence or simply my consistent failure to remember that this is a city of musical diversity; but with...
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English in America: Niagra Falls

Niagara Falls After stealthily blending in with the masses of Manhattan Island for five weeks, my inner-backpacker told me it was time for an out-of-city adventure. I contemplated Montauk and...