Monthly Archives: February 2012

Language Survey Kit

I’d forgotten about this until I was trawling through some old stuff today:http://www.open.edu/openlearn/body-mind/download-your-language-survey-kit Some of you you may be able to borrow or adopt some of the methods used here. Continue reading

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Methodology for researching accents

I was just importing some posts from a previous blog when I came across this post that somebody might find useful. Continue reading

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Examiners report.

I’m just testing whether I can post links to PDFs in my Dropbox account. Here’s a link to “AQA-ENGB4-WRE-Jun2011.pdf” in my Dropbox:http://db.tt/JbPPcaTn Sent from my iPhone Continue reading

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Research tools & guidance

I’ve started a Scoop.it! topic to collate ideas and online tools that may be useful for language research. The resources so far are mainly concerned with corpus linguistics, but I intend to broaden the range as much as I can. If any of you have su… Continue reading

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Don’t be coy about seeking help

A year 11 student writes (apropos  Marvell's 'To His Coy Mistress'): Hi sir,   I am stuck on two questions on the homework and was wondering if you could help me please.The questons are:1) Stanza One. Identify examples of hyperbole … Continue reading

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Don’t be coy about seeking help

A year 11 student writes (apropos  Marvell's 'To His Coy Mistress'): Hi sir,   I am stuck on two questions on the homework and was wondering if you could help me please.The questons are:1) Stanza One. Identify examples of hyperbole … Continue reading

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A Marvell-ous Poem

Before half-term my 11z/En4 GCSE English class were studying Andrew Marvell’s poem To His Coy Mistress. Before the class actually read the poem, though, we looked at some of the vocabulary that Marvell uses, and one of the tasks I gave … Continue reading

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