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I’ve started a somewhat regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention:

Next Blog Carnival Announcement from David Deubelbeiss:

On April 1st, Sylvia Guinan will be hosting the 40th edition of the ELT Blog Carnival.  It will be about “Ideas For Teaching With Technology”.  A great topic!    Share and post any and all entries HERE

Check out all prior Blog Carnival entries, now nicely archived on the new ELT Blog Carnival site.

Make sure to join the Carnival on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time a new carnival is published.

8 fun ways to practice presentations! is from The Business English Experience. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.

In the United Kingdom, ELLs are called “EAL” (English as an additional Language). Here’s a Guardian story on them: How schools are breaking down the language barrier for EAL students.

How to teach which words go together: Corpora in English language teaching is from The British Council, and provides a information that is new to me.

Oral corrective feedback is from the ELT Journal, and gives a pretty good overview of related research. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On ESL/EFL/ELL Error Correction.

Off2Class is a new site providing lesson plans for private ESL tutors. Here’s a video about it: