10 Commandments for Good Language Learning

The best way to teach English as a second language? Make learners learn how to learn. “Teach them how to fish” is an ever useful adage. According to Brown (2001), ESL students should comply with the “ Ten Commandments” for good language learning: 1st. Fear not! 2nd. Dive in. 3rd. Believe in yourself. 4th. Seize […]

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When some consonant clusters and long vowels are still yet to be mastered, would a student be able to learn concepts such as transpiration, precipitation, reproduction and excretion? My tutee’s Geography and Science lessons, Water Cycle and Life Processes respectively, demand that he decode consonants and vowels flawlessly. Not only does he have to keep […]