Tag: english

Project to Research How English is Learned

Why do students from certain countries learn English more easily than students in other places? Why do the most effective strategies for teaching English to Russian and Chinese students differ greatly from those used to teach native speakers? Could a better understanding of what influences the mastery of core English skills help educators design more effective ways to teach?...

Tools for Teaching English

Language Magazine’s selection of products that incorporate technology into the ESL classroom Alloy Multimedia ESL ReadingSmart is a web-based English language learning environment founded on a unique instructional design. It is easily implemented as a student-centered, stand-alone application or a blended learning environment, integrating online student work and classroom instruction. The program offers individualized, content-based instruction to develop English language proficiency with emphasis on literacy and cross-curricular vocabulary...

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 no sign of any answers other than “just be grateful,” I was still ecstatic to learn that the Austin band, The Black Angels were to charm Manhattan with their wondrous...

English in America: Niagra Falls

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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 Green Mountain, pondering over maps and lack-luster tourist guide books, until I finally decided on what was both an obvious and predictable location; Niagara Falls. My reasoning was, despite the...

English in America

Etiquette It has been said that the best way to see a city is by wandering around, equipped with just enough of a plan to know where you need to be, but allowing room for improvisation along the way. It is with this mentality that I have managed to work my way around the momentous grid that is New York...

English in America: The Shift

The Shift On a tiny island of which one could drive across in less than four hours, it would seem plausible that after a few hundred years, its regional accents may start to merge. The UK has done much over the past three decades to encourage the use of regional accents other than the ‘traditional’ Received Pronunciation in its media...

English in America

A British Transition With a population of over 8 million, New York City is one of the most culturally diverse, technologically efficient and linguistically varied cities in the world. However, with no official language of the United States, English remains the de facto national language, serving the city and its neighbors daily. As the majority of New York City’s inhabitants...

Tools for Teaching English to Students

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Language Magazine’s selection of products that incorporate technology into the ESL classroom Alloy Multimedia ESL ReadingSmart is a web-based English language learning environment founded on a unique instructional design. It is easily implemented as a student-centered, stand-alone application or a blended learning environment, integrating online student work and classroom instruction. The program offers individualized, content-based instruction to develop English language proficiency with emphasis on literacy and cross-curricular vocabulary...

Nova Southeastern University

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Nova Southeastern University (NSU), an independent, nonprofit university chartered by the state of Florida in 1964, is the sixth largest independent university in the United States. It is located on a 300-acre main campus west of Fort Lauderdale, with three other campuses in the South Florida area. NSU is licensed to operate in 30 of the 50 states and...