Monthly Archives: October 2005

Parts of speech

The following question was sent in to our Writing Correction section at The Linguist. The text has not yet been corrected but the meaning is clear. I have posted the two answers I provided to this learner. I welcome any comments. Dear tutor, 1. I … Continue reading

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Improve Your English Skills by Writing, (Part 1)

Improve Your English Skills by Writing, (Part 1) To be able to write well in a language is a valuable skill. Your writing represents you, your ideas and your personality. Today we are often required to communicate in writing in letters, email mess… Continue reading

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Corporate training

All corporations recognize that they need to invest in training. We talk of life-long learning, adult learning, the learning corporation and so forth. Yet a high percentage of the corporate English training does not bring about significant improve… Continue reading

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Education needs to become more democratic

Modern technology may finally bring about a democratic revolution in education. I was reading a discussion on ESL the other day on another website. Some teachers were talking about all the “interesting” things they had their students do. One teach… Continue reading

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Please post your essay

“I’m desperate” you write very well. Please post your essay. I will give you my comments. But I think you write very well. Continue reading

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Organizing Your Ideas English Writing Podcast

Here’s the audio of my previous post on organizing your ideas when writing. Continue reading

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English learning – inside or outside the classroom?

Ever since I started developing The Linguist system I have encountered strong opposition from established language teachers. I have been told emphatically that “language is one subject that cannot be learned by distance education” or ” one can onl… Continue reading

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