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A discussion with Stephen Krashen.

The clarity of thought of Stephen Krashen is a delight. I was able to talk with him for 30 minutes on language learning. I hope I get the chance to do this again. Continue reading

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Big White, the perfect place for a family holiday.

Every year I travel with my family to Big White for skiing and even some evening time hockey in the open air. Almost all of the cabins and apartments are on the hill, so that it is truly a “ski in ski out” resort. We have been doing this for almos… Continue reading

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Can we afford universities?

Students take 14 years to pay back their student loans according to this Financial Post article, and that is after the tax-payer has paid for the larget part of the tuition fees. How efficient are universities at delivering their knowledge? If stu… Continue reading

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Drive safely over the holidays. Operation Red Nose.

Here is a fuzzy photo of our old timers’ hockey gang at our Christmas lunch, after our last game of the year. See if you can find me. All appearances to the contrary, we had only one beer each to stay below the 0.5 % alcohol limit. One of our memb… Continue reading

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Word power divides rich and poor.

The number of words we know is the best indicator of language and literacy skills, in my view. This belief is at the core of the LingQ system. It turns out I am not the only person who thinks so. Check out The Word Brain. The number of words we kn… Continue reading

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LingQ 2.0のレッスンページのすべて!

新しいLingQ 2.0のレッスンページ,Steveの説明と自由意見交換。日本語で Continue reading

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Aprender idiomas: Sobre todo la escucha y la lectura.

Un vídeo sobre este tema. Continue reading

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