Monthly Archives: June 2010

ENGB3 – Language Change- Americanisms

I’ve had a couple of email exchanges with Cass & Catherine.  It seems a shame to keep them to ourselves, so I’m going to put up some ‘edited highlights’. Here’s the first: Sir, why is ‘gotten’ an Americanism? ‘Gotten’ as … Continue reading

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ENGB3 – Child Language Acquisition

Nearly there. If you want some easy revision watch this Horizon programme: http://videosift.com/video/BBC-Horizon-Why-Do-We-Talk-Aired-11-10-09 And use the questions here to help focus your learning: http://docs.google.com/View?id=dhj44d65_185fgzg5xf5 (Thanks to Luise at Oldham Sixth Form College for the questions)

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ELLA3 Books

Mathew asked me about the set-texts for the ELLA3 Text Adaptation component, so I thought I’d share the information. Extracts from some of the pieces from these books will be used as the source material for you to trasnform into … Continue reading

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All the best for tomorrow, ELLA2 people

If any of you are still up and about the night before the exam, I’ve been adding a few more comments to the ELLA2 Voicethread. Even though the structure of the question is now different, you can get a flavour … Continue reading

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ELLA2 coming up!

I hope you’re all geared up for Tuesday afternoon. If you’ve been having problems accessing the revision materials on Frog, please let me know. I will be adding some examples of exam answers at different levels with my comments on … Continue reading

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