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Spelling and syntax are unimportant according to progressive educators. Expressing oneself overshadows the beauty of language construction.
A dress, no matter how simple or drab, can always be enhanced by adding accessories. A simple scarf, draped artfully or an ornate broach - these are just some of the tricks. Similarly, when you come to languages, a statement can have ornaments too.
Choosing between the present and past forms of the participial adjectives imposes problems to ESL/EFL students. English learners often use present and past participial adjectives interchangeably. The current paper discusses those problems and provides two lesson plans in order to teach the participial adjectives using two different methods; the inductive method and the deductive method as well as highlighting the theories behind those methods.
This paper aims at presenting the necessity of visualization and of students moving in the classroom. The article argues for the importance of making classes interesting for the learners to be engaged in the grammar acquisition process.
Teaching someone to spell can be rather difficult and challenging. Traditionally vocabulary quizzes and memorization were the methods many educators chose. Today, with increased technology and access to spell check, people have shied away from these more conventional ways.
Have you ever met a language Nazi? Oh, I think you have - I'm sure you know what I mean. By 'language Nazi' I mean someone who knows perhaps just a little bit more than you about spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence construction, verse formats or just the English language in general.