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Mariethe House
France

new Facebook account    
 
Dear friends Sorry for posting here but I will remove the thread as soon as possible. I had a fb account under the name of mariethé house but I had to cancel it and I have lost all my Eslprint friends. 😯 So,everyone who was "friends"with me,will you reconnect with me under the new account :Marie House.Thank you my lovely friends.

26 Aug 2016

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Ann_85
Russian Federation

How    
 
 Dear colleagues!
 
 Can  anyone explain to me the use of indefinite articles in the following sentences?  Why do we use A in the sentences below?  Why not THE if there is concretization? 
 
I read until breakfast time A novel I had borrowed from Marion
 
What he said reminded me of A film I had seen.
 
He was wearing a tweed jacket with leather inserts at the elbows, which was A  thing I had never seen before?  
 
 
Many thanks beforehand!!!  
 

26 Aug 2016

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yanogator
United States

Good answer, Maryse.
 
In short, these are examples of one thing out of many, not the only one, so we use "a". 
 
In your first example, though, "the" would work. It depends on whether you ´re just identifying what you did, or which book you were reading.
 
What did you do until breakfast time? I read a novel that I had borrowed.
Is that my book you were reading? No, it ´s the novel I borrowed.  ("a" works here, too)
 
Bruce 

26 Aug 2016

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anezob
Poland

European Language Day- 26th September   
 
 
We are going to set up a project especially for that day. The idea of the project is to find one school in every European country. Then we will tell each other in short about our schools and languages we speak as well as we will write one sentence (the same) in our languages.
Later (for 26th September) we will make exhibitions at school- for example, a big map of Europe and on the place of a country on the map we will put materials, sent from that country. It will not be an abstract place on the map but real students and a real school.
What do you think.
Let me know :)
 
Bozena 

26 Aug 2016

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anezob
Poland

cultural exchange and letter/story exchange PROJECT   
 
Hi everyone :)
 
I ´m an English teacher from Poland. I teach grades 1-6 but this year I ´d like to start a project with my students who are 11,12 years old.  I ´d like to start with a letter introducing the partners.
Later each teacher with his/her group would invent a character/hero who would be travelling around their country. The students are suppose to create a story that would show the beauty of their country, typical food, animals etc. 
After the story is finished we exchange it, read it.
 
I ´m open to suggestions. Let me know what you think.  
 
Bozena 

26 Aug 2016

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Natyk2010
Moldova

Long-term planning needed!   
 
My dear teachers, does anyone of you have the long-term planning for the course "Family and Friends 4 " 2nd edition by Naomi Simmons? If yes, could you please send it to my e-mail: rosca_nat@yaho.com , I really need it! Thank you in advance!

25 Aug 2016


ascincoquinas
Portugal

Hello Naty!
 
Please don ´t post your email here. It ´s not safe.
I am sure people will contact you by sending a PM.
 
Thanks and good luck. 

26 Aug 2016

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grimsim
France

Tandem Learning   
 
Hello my friends,
 I am setting up a language center and would like to integrate a Tandem Learning Programme to enhance the language skills of the learners. Would you please provide me with guideline on how such a program woul work? Any practical steps?
Thanks 

25 Aug 2016

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grimsim
France

Need help about language labs   
 
Good evening friends,
 
I am conducting a research on how to use language labs for effective teaching. Will you please provide me with articles or ideas about how a language lab should work?
Thanks 

24 Aug 2016

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aragab
Egypt

thanks a lot
 

25 Aug 2016

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Purslane
Chile

Online website to play games   
 
Hello mates!
I wonder if you happen to know any websites wehere my students can play online games in English. I work with kindergarten so ideally , I need to find some sort of listening activities where students can  recognise vocabulary or match things etc because they cannot read yet.
 
Thanks in advance! 

24 Aug 2016

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rodrioli15
Portugal

http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/category/games/generic

25 Aug 2016

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kara305
Vietnam

Have a toothache or Have toothache   
 
Hello,
 
I am confused.  
Could you please tell me which one is correct? and when do we have to use "a" before a health problem?
Thanks a lot.

24 Aug 2016

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Ann_85
Russian Federation

I ´ve read the following rule in one of the books: 
" To make it easier to remember the use of articles with the names of illnesses, draw pupils ´ attention to the number of the parts of the body we have: we have one head and one stomach, so we use the article A before the words (a) headache and (a) stomacache. But we have two ears and up to 32 teeth, so we don ´t use A before the words earache and toothache." Smile

24 Aug 2016

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EwelinaEwelina
Japan

Do you mind correcting this speech?   
 
Dear Colleagues, 
 Obviously,
One of my  students asked me to check her  speech for the speech contest.  I definitely  need your help with this.
Thank  you in advance,
Ewelina
 

Do you have anything scary?

It may be ghosts, any kind of disaster, or perhaps your mother?

My mom is certainly my fear, but I had a much scarier thing. It was a memory from two years ago.

I was a leader of a school organization that promoted international student exchange.

It had more than thirty members. Actually, I had kind of confidence in being the leader at that time because I really liked talking to people so that I thought I could draw out everyone’s ideas smoothly and add my idea to reach the best conclusions. And that was my image of ideal leadership.

But I made a big mistake. One day, I acted so aggressively toward members who were against my opinion that everyone in the meeting, except me, became hesitant to giving their ideas.

At that time, I didn’t think I was far from my image of ideal leaders and what is more self-centered, I thought what unmotivated members they were because they didn’t say anything for the conclusion of the meeting. After all, the meeting yielded nothing. After the meeting was over, someone said to me, “Most of us can’t agree with you today. We cannot cooperate with you because you are autocratic. You made us feel unimportant and redundant.

I was very shocked. But I couldn’t accept that I was so autocratic, because that meant I was not cut out to be a leader. I refused to believe that.

So I escaped from what I had done that day and tried to forget it.

However, I became unwilling to hold a leadership position. I was afraid to be told that I was not suitable for it.

The following spring I quit the organization and joined a new one. But I didn’t go for the leader position even though I was asked to in order not to bring back memories of my worst day ever.

After one year, I had a chance to look back at my leadership experience. The speech competition of last year marked a turning point in my life . I often wonder what have had happened if I didn’t grab that chance and didn’t make that mistake at all? I wouldn’t have remembered that day at all. That’s for sure.

I recalled that awful day and came up with an idea for my speech. I started to think why I was told to have been autocratic. “Because they were all against me”, I thought. So why were they against me? Because… I asked myself this question over and over again. Finally, I found out the true reason why that meeting didn’t go well. And, this greatly changed my life because all what I learned I can apply it to any situation I face. Being aware of my shortcomings gives me confidence not to repeat the same mistakes.

Now, I am OK with being a leader, the thing I thought I was not good at. That is all thanks to my courage of looking back at my worst memory.

I believe, you ,also , have something you don’t want to remember. I know it takes a lot of pain to bring back bad memories analyze them. But please do it. It will help you get over it and learn from your mistakes. Be brave to look back at your past. That can change your life for better.

 
 

24 Aug 2016

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yanogator
United States

I agree with Lynne ´s additions. My versions there are correct, but hers sound more natural and just better.
 
Bruce 

24 Aug 2016

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