I have always had a love/hate relationship with technology. I guess it would be more accurate to call it a love/trepidation relationship. It is sort of like my relationship with change. I both long for it and approach it cautiously, but in the end, I come to embrace it and am usually thankful for it. […]
Posts Tagged: EAP
Gina Dalle Molle Title: “The States” History and Geography in Action Class: I plan to use mine in my EAP 1500 Speech Class Introduction: I have an existing group speech project that I do in EAP1500. I already have the students responsible for creating a power point as part of the speech. I have been […]
Heidi Ramirez Title: “Learning Styles” Class: This lesson will be used in EAP340-Low Intermediate Composition. In EAP 340, students develop the ability to use writing-related technology and plan, write, revise, and edit sentences and paragraphs at the low-intermediate level. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Class Format: Face-to-Face; 1½ hours Student Learning Objectives: By the end of this lesson, students […]
This summer I am taking Destination Circles of Innovation. I just learned about Google Hangout from James May. Edie, James, and I “hanged out” for a few hours, and I learned a few tricks that I want to try next semester. Google Hangout seems like a combination of Skype, Facebook, Youtube, texting, and much more […]
INTRODUCTION EAP stands for English for Academic Purposes, but what is academic English and why is it important? *College: Students need specialized vocabulary in college classes. Academic subjects vary in – their vocabulary and expressions, – the types of text used (for instance essays, reports, research articles or summaries), – their texts’ structure and organization. […]
Usually, students, and especially ESL students, find reading boring and, therefore, difficult. This blog discusses some of the problems with reading and shares some tips to help students to improve their reading skills. It discusses how reading can affect one’s grammar, writing, and vocabulary, and how it can help ESL students use English vocabulary […]
China is becoming the world largest English-speaking country. Is English becoming a mania around the world?Jay Walker explains why Chinese students drill the English language. The world’s English mania – Jay Walker | TED-Ed.
The serial comma, also known as the Oxford comma, always sparks a discussion among the teachers, and its rules are not well represented in the textbooks. That creates more confusion in the classroom. This poster makes some clarification when the Oxford comma can be omitted and why.