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    Indirect discrimination: for an english teacher overseas, how could you help people with a slower working rate or who may not be able to write. How might they be accommodated?

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    There seems to be an assumption in the phrase 'indirect discrimination' that I am not sure about. If a student cannot write in their own language but wishes to learn English, then they will be greatly disadvantaged if they don't learn to write it, unless they need it for a specific purpose where they are only required to speak and listen. They would need special teaching in literacy skills.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andie1 View Post
    Indirect discrimination: for an English teacher overseas, how can you help people with a slower working rate or who may not be able to write? How might they be accommodated?

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    OK. Like, this is from August of 2007! Ron, you're bored, right?

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    OK. Like, this is from August of 2007! Ron, you're bored, right?
    I guess I'll have to start paying attention to that sort of thing. (I do have the excuse that the computer is now in the same room as the TV. And my wife likes to watch TV.)

    (Why do so many who claim to be English teachers have so much trouble with capitalization and punctuation? )

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I guess I'll have to start paying attention to that sort of thing. (I do have the excuse that the computer is now in the same room as the TV. And my wife likes to watch TV.)

    (Why do so many who claim to be English teachers have so much trouble with capitalization and punctuation? )
    One word, medium.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    One word, medium.
    This one (the Internet)?


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