To the Editor
Thanks for useful information as to new HLT Magazine design and features.
Warm greetings from me,
I wrote a short novel, perhaps it's going to be of interest to you:
Humanizing Vocabulary in Language Teaching: POSITIVIZERS
by Francisco Gomes de Matos, a peace linguist
Co-founder, ABA Global Education, Recife, Brazil
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In Language Teaching, lexicogrammatically to humanize?
A new Word Class let´s creatively devise.
As POSITIVIZERS they would be known;
by those words, POSITIVENESS would be sown.
NOUN-POSITIVIZERS let´s exemplify:
friendship, affect, cooperation, respect.
VERB-POSITIVIZERS let´s illustrate:
to cooperate, to educate; to advance, to enhance.
ADJECTIVE-POSITIVIZERS let´s enumerate:
good, kind, cheerful, peaceful.
Plate or bowl? - How language affects our perception
In her latest blogposther latest blogpost, the results of Chia Suan Chong's crowdsourcing question on social media got her thinking about language and how we see the world.
7 Tips for Teaching Large Classes
Aoife McLoughlin outlines 7 difficulties with large classes as well as 7 tips that can help you manage with ever-growing class sizes.
Who’s afraid of transparent teaching?
Who likes being observed? What are the benefits? In this featured article from our latest issue of Modern English Teacher, Stephen Reilly discusses ways of making lesson observation more interesting and useful.
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5 more ways to deal with challenging students
In the final part of this blog series, Chia Suan Chong considers how we can get to know our students and understand them better when dealing with challenging behaviour.
No one told me that!
In this week's complimentary online article, Beth Davies and Nicholas Northall offer ten top tips to those new to the teacher trainer role.
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