Thursday, July 11, 2013

Games & Interactive Exercises Online

…because all work (study) and no play makes a dull day. Games are not just for kids either. None of us is ever too old to play!

The ESL Games World web site has a variety of interactive games and exercises for total ESL fun. Free games here for kids, teachers, classrooms, in grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, math and more include: Snakes and Ladders, Hangman, Spelling games, Wheel of Fortune, TV Games (Betting Game), Mazes, Memory Games, Matching exercises, Sequencing exercises, Picture Quizzes and many other games. Follow the links on the website. Printed PowerPoint and board games too.

Check them out on Free ESL Fun Games & Interactive Exercises Online…and the rest of these games pages for learning and practicing English.

Monday, July 01, 2013

10 Simple Tips for Self-Editing

…for intermediate and advanced writers…from a professional editor, re-posted from Writing Forward. This is also good advice for editing what you write in your first language as well as for working with friends and other students in a writing group. Let's think about this last idea and how you might get started. It would be a challenge and more work than for a "native speakers" writing group since you would all need to do more looking up. 

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Editing Your Own Work

I spend most of my work hours editing other people’s work and self-editing my own writing. In fact, I spend more time on self-editing than I do on writing. So I thought I’d share a few of my favorite writing tips for self-editing.

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