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Study Skills – What affects exam success? 0

Study Skills – What affects exam success?

What affects exam success? There are various factors that affect success in an exam. This includes subject knowledge, exam preparation, exam practice, writing skills, use of time and attitudes towards the exam. Subject knowledge...

Prepare for exams with a healthy body and mind 0

Prepare for exams with a healthy body and mind

Stress in student’s life Being able to cope with stress makes students stand a better chance of exam success. This  would be possible only if students recognize stressful patterns of behaviour and find healthy...

Gabriel García Márquez – Alleged farewell poem 1

Gabriel García Márquez – Alleged farewell poem

Gabriel García Márquez’s illness Gabriel García Márquez, the famous Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 1999. His impeding death was incorrectly announced by Peruvian daily newspaper in...

English words of Arabic origin 0

English words of Arabic origin

English and the world English is a rich language. Its lexicon has a multitude of words from different origins. In fact, English has evolved through centuries open to the influence of other civilizations, other...

English and globalisation 3

English and globalisation

English teaching and globalisation English is part of globalisation. English plays a vital role in global trade, media, communication, movement of people, and many other areas. It is not just a system of grammar,...

Bilingualism 0

Bilingualism

A bilingual person A bilingual person is someone who speaks two languages. Speaking more than two languages means that you are multilingual. Multilingualism is not a rare phenomenon. It’s the norm for most of...

Training the Aging Brain! 0

Training the Aging Brain!

Age and the brain People in the middle age tend to be forgetful. They forget the names of people they have just met, the books they have read, the movies… Does this mean that...

Best 2009 Posts 0

Best 2009 Posts

EFL and ESL Articles This is a list of mybest 2009 posts. The list contains posts that attracted some comments but also those that I consider worth being republished here. The topics range from...

Quotes and sayings about language 2

Quotes and sayings about language

A list of quotes and sayings about language It is believed that language is the very essence of what constitutes our humanity. It is the mirror of both individuals and nations. Language reveals our...

A Funny Interview with Noam Chomsky! 0

A Funny Interview with Noam Chomsky!

Watch this funny video Here is an interview with Noam Chomsky. He talks about why studying language is important. Watch and have fun!