Monthly Archives: September 2013


今このポッドキャストを聞いて、ちょう面白くて、みんなに紹介しようと思った。英語と日本語を自然に混じって一週間のニュースで語り合うという形で、英語や日本語を勉強してる人とか、バイリンガルな会話には興味ある人もお勧め。 I absolutely love this podcast. Two bilingual Japanese/English speakers read through and talk about the week’s news. Check it out!

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Hot Button Issue: using students’ native language in the classroom

Everyone knows that full immersion is the absolute best way to learn a language, right? Ideally, we all want to learn a language the way native speakers learn it, so that our own language doesn’t conflict with our new language.

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Games for Vocabulary Building

Today I’ve got a quick set of tips for language teachers on helping students practice vocabulary. Ideally, you want your students to be engaged in communicative activities that mirror real-world uses of the language. In reality, English teachers here in

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  • The #PhilandoCastile decision proves again that in the US, the law exists only to uphold power and oppress the powerless. 1 week ago
  • RT @shiikazuo: 自民・公明は「早く採決すれば都議選までに忘れるだろう」と強行に走った。 このあまりに卑怯な党略に対する最も有効な方策は「忘れないこと」と「審判をくだすこと」です。 1 week ago
  • This is a bread. How thankful! #100均英語 4 weeks ago
  • It is a small happiness for your convenient life. #100均英語 4 weeks ago
  • RT @ditzkoff: So tired of these reboots. 1 month ago