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Welcome to Session 11 of the EDUC 297-ENL Linguistics class
Linguistics for L2 Teachers
Ch.6– “Meaning and Signification” (p.118 - 133)
Discussion on Ning: Main thing you took away from the reading and class discussion this week with reflection paper
to add your
Blog post /Discussion forum. Comment on two others.
to view the sample APA style paper to write your research paper. Scroll all the way to the bottom
Email me the rubrics duly filled due
Prepare final presentation – due when we come to class
Complete the self-assessment and email it to me
Resources and Links:
Activities to develop semantic knowledge -
This website has a list of 15 different activities that ENL teachers can do to
our students develop semantic knowledge.
: In this website you will find access to an on-line thesaurus. With it you can explore the relationship among words
~ This website gives suggestions on how to better develop semantic knowledge. Some of the activities sound really fun!
~ Here is a page of ESL
that seem like they would work well in a classroom to practice Syntax and Pragmatics!
"The Danger of a Single Story"
"The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story." When teaching in an ENL classroom, it is KEY to not focus on the stereotypical definition of a culture. We must know our students as people. I would definitely recommend taking the time to watch it.
A simple choice of word can make the difference as words have power...words
power and your usage of the right word could be
help on how to format text
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