Six years ago I began this 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.
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Here are this week’s choices:
Review: Learn English with Ricky Gervais is from TEFL IN COLOMBIA.
Bilingualism comes naturally to our brains is from Science Daily.
Students who self-identify as multilingual perform better in exams is from Science Daily.
Meeting the Needs of English Learners with and without Disabilities: Brief 2, Evidence-based Tier 2 Intervention Practices for English Learners is from NCELA. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Assisting ELLs With Special Needs – Help Me Find More.
As numbers of multilingual students rises, finding teachers for them becomes a priority is from The Washington Post.
How Certain Gestures Help You Learn New Words is from Scientific American. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Students Using Gestures & Physical Movement To Help With Learning.
Here’s the latest John Lewis video ad. Their videos are usually great to show to ELLs and then have them talk and write about what they saw, but I don’t think this one is as good as their previous ones:
A teacher who devotes herself immigrants in Maryland just won a $1 million prize : NPR https://t.co/DoQesylEuH
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) November 11, 2021
Here’s a video to show to students and have them write and talk about what happened in it:
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) November 27, 2021