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by Kate Borthwick

For classroom teachers or lecturers, developing online learning materials requires a change in the approach to how they might usually design teaching or learning materials. Paper-based lessons which work perfectly well in the classroom are likely to require considerable modification to transform...
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by Sample learning...

Österreicher und Deutsche sprechen doch alle Deutsch, oder etwa nicht? Wenn sich eine Wienerin mit einem Berliner unterhält, kann es trotzdem zu Verständnisschwierigkeiten kommen. Warum? Was kann man tun, um Dialekte besser zu verstehen?
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by Sample learning...

Writing essays is an important part of all academic study. To get good marks in your essays you need to show the tutor that you understand the subject. This means that you need to understand the question. An essential part of this process is recognising the hidden formulae of essay titles.
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by Sample learning...

By thinking about your preferred style, you can try and apply this to learning new things. If you're able to use your natural style, you're likely to find learning much easier and quicker.
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by dtual

As your knowledge of French is expanding, developing writing skills is not simply a matter of putting words together and trying to ‘get the grammar right’. Instead, it is increasingly becoming an exercise in which you also have to organise your ideas in a coherent fashion, which will...
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by dtual

Research has shown that adults spend 40-50% of communication time listening, 25-30% speaking, 11-16% reading and 9% writing (Rivers, 1984:331). Hence the need for you to develop effective listening skills.
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by dtual

These learning activities are to be used at post-GCSE level. At that level, it is important to understand what direct and indirect objects are and also to use pronouns effectively. The activities below will provide you with a step by step progression towards a better understanding and usage of what...
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by AlisonD

The fourth area of activity in the UK Professional Standards Framework is: ‘Developing effective environments and student support and guidance’. These activities will look at the different facets of the life of international students at universities in the UK, going beyond the...
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by cbohlander

After you have worked through Part I of  "How to use online dictionaries to look up German words", you should now have overcome the technical difficulties and be ready to look up the correct meaning of words in a given context.
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by cbohlander

It has become fashionable in recent years to use online dictionaries instead of “old-fashioned” printed dictionaries. There are undoubtedly many advantages to the use of these online resources, but it is not always as straightforward as it seems. These learning activities are in two...