Jul
28
2015
1

Elementary. Functional Translation 2 (of 3)

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Jul
27
2015
1

Elementary. Functional Translation 1 (of 3)

ElementaryPart 1. The first 27/94  sentences of the Spring Test I give my students.

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May
24
2015
0

Books. Ch 1. Orange Is the New Black (Memoir)

orangeCheck out the Talking People webpage for OITNB

Check out the TP webpage for Angela Davis on Prisons

 

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May
15
2015
1

Books. Language Myths (8, Children Can’t Speak…)

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Apr
20
2015
1

Elementary. How to pronounce the -ed ending

ElementaryIn minute 14:47 is where we start to practice. Before that, it’s learning the theory: to understand why.

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Apr
09
2015
0

Elementary. Irregular verbs and some tips for the Past simple!

ElementaryThis recording has no transcript because textbooks include a list of irregular verbs at the end of the textbook, so check yours!

More audios for Elementary at Useful Language for Elementary students and at My webpage for 2014-15 Elementary students.

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Mar
18
2015
6

Elementary/Pre-intermediate. Speaking about the Weather

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Mar
02
2015
0

Books. Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis (ch. 4)

How Gender Structures the Prison System (it’s 56 minutes! It took me a whole Sunday from start to finish, so I hope you can use it to learn lots! To expand and compare what you learned from Piper Kerman’s memoir, to go beyond, further, deeper in! <3

Check out Angela Davis’s page at talking people.net

 

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Nov
27
2014
0

Stories. Si fuera… / If I were or was… by michelle

For the time being, you can read the post with the original story here.

The original thing Pablo said was: “A window that cannot close (well)” “Una ventana que no cierra” — I just remembered. Can you draw it?

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May
06
2014
0

Stories. The Fun They Had, by Isaac Asimov

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Portrait of the american biochemist and writer Isaac Asimov. USA, 1970s (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)

Portrait of the american biochemist and writer Isaac Asimov. USA, 1970s (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)

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Dec
14
2013
0

Useful Language. Relative clauses: intro 1

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Dec
14
2013
0

Useful Language. Relative Clauses: Consolidation 1

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Oct
05
2013
3

Poems. About bridges, by Marilyn Monroe

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Apr
24
2013
0

Useful Language for Speaking Interactions 2. Spain (Intermediate, Advanced)

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Apr
19
2013
0

Books. Naomi Wolf’s The Beauty Myth

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