BRITISH COUNCIL SEARCHENGLISH NEWS June 11th
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BRITISH COUNCIL SEARCHENGLISH NEWS
Welcome to the 2nd June edition of the British Council's SearchEnglish
newsletter. In this edition we have news on:
2. DISCUSSION GROUP NEWS
3. SEARCHENGLISH SURVEY
1 TOP STORIES
WEB USERS TO GAIN CREATIVE COMMONS ACCESS TO THE BBC
The BBC has given a major boost to the Creative Commons movement this week
by revealing how it plans to open up its archive of broadcasting material to
UK Internet users.
DEALING WITH EFL TERMINOLOGY
Clearly, time spent on negotiating the meaning of key terms will be a good
investment for trainees and their trainers. The activity described here
produced excellent results.
INCREASING TEACHER AND LEARNER ENGAGEMENT THROUGH CREATIVITY This engaging
interview with Dr. Stephen Heppell of Ultralab UK explores current ideas on
what's missing from education and training.
HOW A WEB-BASED COURSE FACILITATES ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC
This paper describes an experimental study aimed at investigating the
learning effectiveness of a Web-based course called.
MAKING SENSE OF TEXT: STRATEGIES USED BY GOOD AND AVERAGE READERS
This paper discusses the reading comprehension strategies used by four good
and four average readers.
DEFINITION PLUS COLLOCATION IN VOCABULARY TEACHING AND LEARNING
In this paper, I examine definition and collocation as they relate to our
presentations and dictionaries.
These are just some of the articles that have appeared on the site within
the last few days. We also welcome your help in directing us towards useful
articles so if you see something you think others should see then drop us a
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2. ELT WRITERS DISCUSSION GROUP
The ELT writers Discussion group is off to a good start with some great
advice from Lindsay Clandfield on how to get into ELT publishing.
3. SEARCHENGLISH SURVEY
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