Browsing Archive: August, 2011

3 Directions To Figure Out How To Improve My Spoken English (By RetSam)

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Writings 



How to improve my spoken English? Notice I used the word "my" intead of "your." Because it is a question for you to answer. I am just going to share some of my ideas about the question and hopefully they can help you or inspire you to find your own answers. It could be a good idea to ask yourself that question once in a while. Because you are improving and the situation around you is changing. You would like know what you need and where to focus at that stage, so that you can achi...
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Self-Analysis Tool For ESL Learners (By RetSam)

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Writings 


Descripiton,
  • The horizontal axis  - represents how long the learner communicate with others in English.
  • The vertical axis - represents the level of an ability.
  • The yellow area - represents the learner's current ability.
  • The red area - represents where the learner should focus.


It's well known that there are different types of learners and everyone may have a unique situation. Here I am trying to categorize the learners based on their HWW abilities(How to say,When to say,What to say). For ...

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RetSamESL - Intonation practice (part1)

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Videos 

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RetSamESL Video 3 Preparation For Connected Speech

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Videos 

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CMC11 - Now open and ready for your free registration

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Online Learning 

Welcome To Creativity and Multicultural Communication


  • Website: http://www.cdlprojects.com/cmc11blog/
  • Date: September 12, 2011 – December 11, 2011 (Empire State College students finish 23 December 2011)
  • Technologies Used: Throughout this “course” participants may use a variety of technologies: blogs, Second Life, RSS Readers, UStream, Google +, Facebook, Diigo etc. Course resources will be provided using gRSShopper and online seminars delivered using Elluminate. Here is a link to the Go...

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