Category: General Articles

General English Language Articles

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The 100 most useful emailing phrases

Category: General Articles Topic: General
A carefully chosen list of essential language for the beginning, body and ending of formal and informal English emails.
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Teaching IELTS Speaking Part One

Category: General Articles Topic: General
What students need to do near the beginning of the IELTS Speaking paper and how to prepare them to do so.
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Teaching Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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A look at ways to teach countable and uncountable nouns
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Combining history topics and English grammar

Category: General Articles Topic: General
Activities suitable for English through History classes, CLIL classes, as supplementary activities when there are historical topics in an EFL textbook, or as grammar practice
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The Concept of Translation

Category: General Articles Topic: Functions & Text
A post-colonial look at Translation
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70 characteristics of a good grammar presentation

Category: General Articles Topic: General
An in-depth look at how to present grammar
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Doing something with Christmas songs

Category: General Articles Topic: General
How you can use Christmas songs in the classroom - Putting the seasonal cheer back into grammar (and putting the grammar back into Xmas)
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Putting the Grammar back into Christmas

Category: General Articles Topic: General
Putting the seasonal cheer back into grammar
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Concepts of Space & Time in English

Category: General Articles Topic: General
An article looking at how we see space and time in English
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Word Frequency Analysis as a Way to improve writing quality

Category: General Articles Topic: Learning and Teaching
A look at how using word frequency software can help improve your writing
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Descriptive and Prescriptive Grammar

Category: General Articles Topic: General
A look at the prescriptive and descriptive approaches to English grammar.
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Mockney, Estuary and Cockney English

Category: General Articles Topic: Varieties and Dialects
What is Estuary English and how is it related to Cockney English?
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What is Offshore English?

Category: General Articles Topic: Varieties and Dialects
What is Offshore English and why are native speakers learning it?
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Linguistic Predictions

Category: General Articles Topic: Varieties and Dialects
How will English develop in the future?
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Grice's Conversational Maxims

Category: General Articles Topic: Discourse
The Gricean maxims