Category Archives: Interactive Programs

Considerations in Choosing an Interactive Listening Program

Students studying languages in many countries around the world have a wide variety of talents, combined with needs and problems that they must deal with as they approach the study of English. This article outlines a variety of living situations, … Continue reading

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Interactive Listening Programs and Your Accent

Programs to Meet Different Needs People in many countries have learned to read and write English but can’t speak it. There are interactive auditory programs that teach listening, understanding and pronunciation. Some years ago I learned to read French but … Continue reading

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Listening is a Part of Learning for an ESL Student

Unfortunately – if listening skills are not fine tuned while students are in class, they will not fare well in business, as listening is a key component of being successful. Continue reading

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The Advantages of Using One Computer for Two Students

The expense for all of this can be reduced if the students plan to work with a friend. Continue reading

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Suggestions for Promoting ESL Online Skills and Written English

This article stresses the advantages of a classroom computer when teaching ESL. It outlines one type of assignment that gives the students control over the content of their work. Continue reading

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Organizing ESL Computer Time on a Classroom Computer or in a Computer Lab

Many schools, however, have one computer in each classroom. This article will discuss ways of organizing your classes for computer use in the classroom and for work in a language lab. Continue reading

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Tips for Students Practicing English

In our teaching we found that students often found many ways to practice their English between classes. Sometimes they used time that otherwise would have been wasted to listen to English and improve their skills. One young woman said that … Continue reading

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