Coach Them to Speak

A Practical Guidebook for College Oral English Teachers in China

Author: Elizabeth Mitchell

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781508472377

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Page: 62

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Lots of Westerners are moving to China to teach English in colleges and universities and most of them teach a class called Oral English. But they usually receive little or no guidance on how exactly to teach that course. One of the mistakes they make (and we ourselves made at first) is to think of Oral English as a class to be "taught" instead of a skill to be "coached." In fact, Oral English teachers are much more like P.E. teachers than we think a traditional English teacher should be. This book contains tips and guidance we've acquired in a cumulative total of almost two decades of teaching Oral English in China. Our hope is that it will help you and your students enjoy Oral English as much as we have. Worksheets, downloads, and additional teacher-training materials are available at: http: //EFL.LaowaiChinese.net
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Faceless

Author: Albert Wolfe

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781463742454

Category: Fiction

Page: 342

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How dangerous can a social network really be? In the near future, mobile Internet hologlasses allow everyone to stay connected to online social networks 24/7. But after young computer whiz Dylan Sweitzer receives an anonymous, “faceless” message from someone off the grid, his virtual interactions start putting the lives of his online friends in very real jeopardy. His action-packed adventure forces him to face the dark consequences of living an entire life online. Companion website: http://facelessnovel.com
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Tips of the Tongue

The Nonnative English Speaker's Guide to Mastering Public Speaking

Author: Deborah Grayson Riegel,Ellen Dowling

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1947480022

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 97

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MAKE PRESENTATIONS IN ENGLISH WITH CONFIDENCE Tips of the Tongue: The Nonnative English Speaker’s Guide to Mastering Public Speaking is a practical, tactical, and supportive how-to book aimed at addressing the unique problems that nonnative English speakers experience when they deliver a presentation. Presenting in any language is daunting. But this book aims to reduce anxiety while raising proficiency in public speaking whether English is your second, third, fourth—or first—language.
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The Leader's Guide to Coaching in Schools

Creating Conditions for Effective Learning

Author: John Campbell,Christian van Nieuwerburgh

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506335861

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Grow your leadership skills to bring out the best in your school! Help your staff get “unstuck” no matter what challenges they are facing through solutions-focused coaching techniques that help them envision desired outcomes and the actions needed to achieve them. Through video examples and tools, this step-by-step guide shows you how to: Introduce a coaching approach into a wide range of conversational contexts Use the GROWTH coaching conversation framework to improve both staff and student success and well-being Use coaching approaches in areas that school leaders typically find challenging: in formal performance reviews, when giving informal feedback, and when working with teams
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Library Service to Spanish Speaking Patrons

A Practical Guide

Author: Sharon Chickering Moller

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087196

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 207

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Better serve the needs of Spanish- speaking patrons of all ages by learning about various Hispanic groups and some of the cultural differences that can lead to misunderstandings. A variety of Latino program and collection building ideas follows the cultural information. A list of distributors of Spanish-language materials-books, periodicals, AV materials-is provided, as well as Web addresses of Spanish-language Internet sites.
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Fluent in 3 Months

How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062282700

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, Fluent In 3 Months. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World is a new blueprint for fast language learning. Lewis argues that you don't need a great memory or "the language gene" to learn a language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.
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Zealous Love

A Practical Guide to Social Justice

Author: Mike Yankoski,Danae Yankoski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0310290767

Category: Religion

Page: 248

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Through firsthand accounts and up-to-date facts about eight global issues, "Zealous Love" uniquely provides readers with the information, inspiration, and involvement they crave to personally make a difference in their world.
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

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Tools for Teaching

Author: Barbara Gross Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470569450

Category: Education

Page: 608

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This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the first edition. It includes more than sixty-one chapters designed to improve the teaching of beginning, mid-career, or senior faculty members. The topics cover both traditional tasks of teaching as well as broader concerns, such as diversity and inclusion in the classroom and technology in educational settings.
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Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors

Author: Qin Xue Herzberg,Larry Herzberg

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

ISBN: 9781611725285

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

View: 2045

Here is a concise guide to supplement any course of study and help with homework, travel, and test preparation. Topics include word order, time, nouns, verbs, adjectives, word choices with verbs and adverbs, and letter writing. The simple format has one goal: quick mastery and growing confidence. Qin Xue Herzberg, a graduate of Beijing Normal University, has taught Chinese for decades and has been an upper-level Chinese professor at Calvin College for ten years. Larry Herzberg did his PhD work in Chinese and founded the Chinese language programs at Albion College and Calvin College. Qin and Larry live in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and are co-authors of the popular China Survival Guide as well as Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings.
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Handbook for Planning an Effective Writing Program, K-12

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 078812725X

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Page: 80

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This popular handbook is designed to provide teachers, curriculum specialists, school administrators, parents, and students with a standard for assessing existing writing programs, and a tool for helping them design new programs. It includes information to help them identify the strengths and weaknesses of existing or proposed writing programs and to select strategies for change. Addresses both the content and teaching methodology of a writing program; that is, what ought to be taught and how it should be taught. Award Winner. Illustrated.
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This Is Not A Test

A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education

Author: JosŽ Vilson

Publisher: Haymarket Books

ISBN: 1608463702

Category: Education

Page: 220

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Vilson, a teacher from an urban school composed of black and poor youth, challenges racism and inequality in the classroom.
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Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain

Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Author: Zaretta Hammond

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483308022

Category: Education

Page: 192

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A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation—until now. In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. The book includes: Information on how one’s culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships Ten “key moves” to build students’ learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners Prompts for action and valuable self-reflection
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Keep Talking

Communicative Fluency Activities for Language Teaching

Author: Friederike Klippel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521278716

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 202

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This practical book contains over 100 different speaking exercises, including interviews, guessing games, problem solving, role play and story telling with accompanying photocopiable worksheets.
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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)

Author: Elizabeth Green

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393244156

Category: Education

Page: 320

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A New York Times Notable Book "A must-read book for every American teacher and taxpayer." —Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World Launched with a hugely popular New York Times Magazine cover story, Building a Better Teacher sparked a national conversation about teacher quality and established Elizabeth Green as a leading voice in education. Green's fascinating and accessible narrative dispels the common myth of the "natural-born teacher" and introduces maverick educators exploring the science behind their art. Her dramatic account reveals that great teaching is not magic, but a skill—a skill that can be taught. Now with a new afterword that offers a guide on how to identify—and support—great teachers, this provocative and hopeful book "should be part of every new teacher’s education" (Washington Post).
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Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning

Teaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

Author: Pauline Gibbons

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325056647

Category: Education

Page: 272

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The bestselling Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning helped tens of thousands of mainstream elementary teachers ensure that their English language learners became full members of the school community with the language and content skills they needed for success. In the highly anticipated Second Edition, Pauline Gibbons updates her classic text with a multitude of practical ideas for the classroom, supported by the latest research in the field of ELL/ESL. With clear directions and classroom tested strategies for supporting students' academic progress, Gibbons shows how the teaching of language can be integrated seamlessly with the teaching of content, and how academic achievement can be boosted without sacrificing our own vision of education to the dictates of knee-jerk accountability. Rich examples of classroom discourse illustrate exactly how the scaffolding process works, while activities to facilitate conversation and higher-level thinking put the latest research on second language learning into action. Save with Bundles! 15 copies at 15% off.
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