Simple Techniques For Helping Memorize Vocabulary

Simple Techniques For Helping Memorize Vocabulary There are literally an innumerable amount of techniques you can apply when building vocabulary. Flip through a couple of websites or forums about memory building and you’re likely to find plenty of them. Some will work better for you than others, but you’ll have to try them out and see how they work in practice. The following techniques, or some combination of them, are among the most effective I’ve seen. 1. Flash cards. Having been around for ...
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Help Your ESL Students Improve Their Listening: 7 Ideas that Really Work

Help Your ESL Students Improve Their Listening: 7 Ideas that Really Work http://busyteacher.org While “practice makes perfect” is a great approach, our students need a lot more guidance; listening to a variety of audio materials for hours on end may not be the most effective approach. They need to view listening as another “exercise”, like those they do for grammar, writing, reading or speaking. So how do we guide our ESL students towards improved listening skills? Here’s how: A student puts ...
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The role of L1 in teaching vocabulary to young learners

The role of L1 in teaching vocabulary to young learners Submitted by bluering on 19 February, 2011 - 17:22          We all know that teaching young learners is different in terms of preparing the materials and the organizing the activities. We need to make use of more concrete and colorful materials so that we can attaract their attention and address their needs. When it comes to teaching vocabulary, we try to use as many different techniques as possible. We start with visuals (p...
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Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension By: C.R. Adler http://www.readingrockets.org Comprehension strategies are conscious plans — sets of steps that good readers use to make sense of text. Comprehension strategy instruction helps students become purposeful, active readers who are in control of their own reading comprehension. The seven strategies here appear to have a firm scientific basis for improving text comprehension. 1. Monitoring comprehension Students who are good at...
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Simple Techniques For Helping Memorize Vocabulary

Simple Techniques For Helping Memorize Vocabulary http://www.languagestudy.com There are literally an innumerable amount of techniques you can apply when building vocabulary. Flip through a couple of websites or forums about memory building and you’re likely to find plenty of them. Some will work better for you than others, but you’ll have to try them out and see how they work in practice. The following techniques, or some combination of them, are among the most effective I’ve seen. 1. ...
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Most Commonly Used English Words

The 500 Most Commonly Used Words in the English Language Based on the combined results of British English, American English and Australian English surveys of contemporary sources in English: newspapers, magazines, books, TV, radio and real life conversations - the language as it is written and spoken today. Rank Word Rank Word 1 the 126 name 2 of 127 very 3 to 128 through ...
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