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Bargaining Language & Soft Skills

Posted by Nancy on 25 May 2012 | 2 Comments

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Bargaining (or haggling) takes place all over the world. North Americans often think of it as restricted to places like flea markets or garage sales, when in fact bargaining takes place in a wide variety of business transactions. Think of the negotiation involved in the purchase of expensive items, such as cars or real estate.

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Expanding on “Where Do You Live?

Posted by Nancy on 13 April 2012 | 0 Comments

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“Where do you live?” is one of the personal info questions teachers start with when teaching absolute beginner ESL. Once students have moved past the absolute beginner stage, it’s fun to move beyond that question and get really specific. Where in the world do you live? Where are you now?

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Page Directions for Low Beginner ESL

Posted by Nancy on 24 February 2012 | 0 Comments

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I've created an interactive activity for low beginner ESL to practice page directions. You'll find your class runs smoother when you can draw students' attention to where the class is looking on the page you're working on and make sure everyone is following. You're welcome to download my materials for free to use in your classroom.

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