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    Most Challenging

    Hi, It's not too general at all, for their first language, they use it not only spontaneously in their speaking in daily communication, but also possess the interest to read more , for instance newspapers, magazines and storybooks in their first language without having to push them at all...
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    Most Challenging

    If my pupils have the self motivation to revise what I had taught them, I think they'll improve tremendously . But frustratedly, they never do. Thus , to change their attitude is the most challenging
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    Most Challenging

    Hi, The most challenging is to teach pupils who have no interest in learning English. They think English is not important to them. They think they are able to communicate with others with their mother tongue and dialects, without having to use English ,their messages get across as they wish...
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    Grammar Correction: Helpful or Harmful?

    Hi there, Theoretically grammar correction is helpful to improve learners’ grammar and it is necessary. Somehow, it is different in practical as there are various types of learners with various types of learning attitudes and styles. For instance, some learners tend to be demotivated...
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    Just for fun...2

    The answers should be: 1. I have eaten too much chocolate . Or I ate too much chocolate last weekend. 2. Julia, Ben and I are going to England in October. 3. Chris saw the film yesterday. 4. Did you have a nice holiday? 5. On Saturdays I wash my car. Or Last Saturday I washed my car.
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    Listening English

    You must try to expose yourself to any listening programme, such as News, storytelling, documentary and so forth . From which , you can practise your listening skill. You also need to read extensively to widen your vocabulary. The ability of comprehension will be affected if one lacks of...
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    confused about/by

    I think both confused about / by can be used, depending on the context of the sentence. Examples: 1. I was confused by the statement in the announcement. 2. People are confused about the explanation given by the media. 3. Their behaviours confuse me. 4. The advertisement confuses everybody...
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    Quite\Rather 2

    Good, better and best , these are 3 degrees of the irregular adjective. If we want to express the second degree of it ,so we use ‘better’ alone rather than ‘quite better’.But for the first degree “good’ ,”quite good’ is commonly used.
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    I enjoy teaching English

    Don’t worry, as teachers , we always refer to other researchers’ research outcomes , educational theories, methods, techniques, approaches and so forth .We browse , search, read ,listen, think..get others to discuss.. present our own view....and ......as we have our own brains too, which are...
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    I enjoy teaching English

    That is the problem in second/ third language learning, as the learners tend to practise translation method, they’ll always keen to know what’s the meaning of a new word in their mother tongue, it becomes a formation of habit gradually, resulting the habit of translation always occurs in their...
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    I enjoy teaching English

    What is URL? It is the address of a website, I don't know the full name but this is an example of URL= https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/newreply.php
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    I enjoy teaching English

    Teaching English is a challenging task, as I'm not a native speaker , hence I try in every chance that I encounter to immerse myself in this language. Hopefully it’ll help. Usually as second language learners, the mother tongue will definitely influence the acquisition of the second or third...
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    I enjoy teaching English

    Malaysia is a multi-racial country. There are 4 types of primary schools(age range from 7-12), one of them is called Chinese Primary schools, mostly Chinese will enroll in this type of schools as they have a chance to learn their mother tongue in a few subjects, besides they also need to learn...
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    I enjoy teaching English

    Recently, I just tranfered to another school, to my surprise a primary 3( 9 years old) pupils still couldn't write his full name but only his Surname. I took at least a month giving him personal attention ,every two days once about 10 to 15 minutes,now he finally can write his full name. I...
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    I enjoy teaching English

    There are lots of problems in education,sometimes as teachers, we are not given choice not to use workbooks ordered by school headmaster. I'm an experienced teacher, i would like to use the text provided by the government and create some fun learning activities which are more suitable for my...
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