-contextualized gapped sentences. Then role-play the preparations for the end-of-course party. Start counting the mistakes. When you get to 100, move on to Option 5.
Option 5 (Deep-end approach)
* Set up situations in which learners have to use future forms: e.g. have a chat about the forthcoming...
spend my summer vacation. Last year too, I was eagerly awaiting the holidays. More because I being in the Tenth standard had worked hard all the year round. And so I wanted to make the best of the forthcoming vacation. The last twoexams seemed to linger. Yet, I tried hard to focus on the exam and...
://www.suite101.com/content/story-starters-for-creative-writing-exercisesa97096#ixzz1H1NwKLDq Two handouts (introduction to personal essays) Search on the internet about personal essays. Suggested links: My hand trembled as I punched the number into the phone. She hesitated at the post box, not...
any one of the following topics. i. ii. iii. Malarial Fever Failure in Exams Rain
Write a dialoguebetween you and your friend (of not more then 12-15 lines or 7-8 exchanges) telling him about your preparation from the coming exams. Use present perfect tense.
between a distinction and high distinction performance. Worrying will not win you marks in vivas. Rather than
• • •
Preparing for specific exams
worry about your forthcoming performance, replace any apprehension with a positive, firm statement: I can do it...
of his/her living condition using the information given.
English For Today
Objectives: By the end of the lesson you will have practised giving compliments to your friends written cards written invitation cards giving directions written a dialoguebetweentwo...
On the exam!
• The two textbooks (Murthy, Wotherspoon)
• “Making Sense” • Lectures • Articles assigned for seminars
Why study the past?
• Do we learn history only to see that we are better than others?
• Why study old books or people from long ago?
• Haven‘t we progressed far beyond them...
stay alert in class: a. Get adequate rest so you are not tempted to sleep in class. b. Sit where the action is. c. Find areas of common interest between you and the instructor. d. Ask yourself “Why is this information important?” and “How will it help me?” e. Avoid daydreaming by writing down your...
writing, exam technique and so on. Ever since then, I’ve written about assessment, alongside learning and teaching.
This collection of my writings on assessment includes extracts from ‘Making Learning Happen’ (2005), and ‘The Lecturer’s Toolkit: 3rd edition’ (2006), which built upon ideas in ‘500...
questions—but strategies should vary for instructing and practicing since they are
somewhat different in delivery. For example, a 90-second dialoguebetweentwofriends at the supermarket would elicit a very different set of questions than an
eight-minute narrative discourse on the Lacondon Maya...
speak in public
b) To make presentations
c) To write letters, reports etc
d) To chair meetings e.g. board, committee meetings.
e) To conduct negotiations etc.
TYPES OF COMMUNICATION
1. Interpersonal communication
This involves interaction betweentwo persons or a small group on a one...
of writing 334
Chapter 12 Preparing for examinations 336
12.1 The positive side of exams 336
12.2 Myths aboutexams 337
12.3 What to avoid 343
12.4 Revising for exams 346
12.5 Getting ‘geared-up’ just before the exam 356
12.6 Working out your tactics for the exam 360
” with a friend or a parent. Choose a short story or essay and both read it. Have one person summarize the story for the other. Have one person ask the other questions about the story. Include questions that begin “Explain why…” and “How would you have felt if…” and “How does this relate to…?” Writing...
Remember that good writing has five components: Voice (Active/ Passive
voice), Organization, Ideas/Content, Conventions, and Effective use of Language.
Try to keep all five in mind as you write. After you finish, review your work and
ask yourself about each one of these...
critical comments on my work which helped me to revise my argument. I am also grateful to Mohd. Naqeeb and Naseef, my friends, who provided accomodation to me during the dissertation writing.
, doesn’t etc).
7. Use formal language: ‘The author writes about stuff’, will obviously bring tears to your English teacher’s eyes.
8. Avoid writing vague, general statements: ‘The description of London really creates a picture in my head’. More tears from your poor, suffering English teacher...
. Even if you could, your time is better spent listening closely to the class discussion and thinking about it. Moreover, if you copy everything that is said in class, the enormous quantity of notes for each course will make exampreparation even more burdensome. Rather than writing down as much as...
specimen paper offers the following descriptive tasks and prompts: • Write two contrasting pieces (between 300–450 words each), the first about a place before a flood and the second about the same place after a flood. In your writing create a mood and a sense of place. Write a descriptive piece called...
out of the way well in advance of your application. If possible, take the exam 6 months before you start thinking about your essays – and so begin your GMAT preparations a few months before then. Preparing for the test will likely take you 1-4 months depending on your test-taking skills. If you want...