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English Teaching Forum 2019, Volume 57, Number 4
Find strategies for reading online content productively and much more.

Find strategies for reading online content productively…detailed tips for writing conference abstracts…ideas for using case studies in the classroom…and much more.

Author: Christine Roell
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Online Reading Strategies for the ClassroomExpand

This article presents three clear strategies for reading online content effectively and productively, with examples and a helpful discussion of differences between reading content online and reading printed texts.

Author: Nicole Brun-Mercer
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How to Write an ELT Conference AbstractExpand

The author presents detailed suggestions that can help you develop and write effective abstracts that are more likely to be accepted—and to give you the opportunity to present your work at conferences. The article includes numerous examples and a comparison of different kinds of abstracts.

Author: Jimalee Sowell
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Using a Case Study in the EFL ClassroomExpand

Case studies give students the opportunity to put their knowledge (including their English skills) to use in solving a problem and/or taking action about an issue. The author provides specific advice and works through a sample case study.

Author: Christine Roell
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Reader’s GuideExpand

This guide is designed to enrich your reading of the articles in this issue. You may choose to read them on your own, taking notes or jotting down answers to the discussion questions below. Or you may use the guide to explore the articles with colleagues.

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The Tonight Show Vocabulary-Review GamesExpand

These vocabulary-review games, based on games seen on the television program The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, give students a chance to review vocabulary while exercising their creativity and having fun.

Author: Kelly Keegan
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My Classroom: TurkeyExpand

Learn how teacher Özlem Khan, a faculty member at Hacettepe University in Ankara, has established herself as an important contributor to the field of English language teaching in Turkey, particularly working with preservice teachers and preparing them to have productive careers.

Author: Melissa Van De Wege
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Lip Syncs: Speaking…with a TwistExpand

Lip Syncs are not just fun and entertaining; this article shows you how to use them to give students an enjoyable way to practice English—vocabulary, pronunciation awareness, fluency, and more. Definitely worth a try!

Author: Laura Loder Buechel
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The Lighter Side: Second-Letter yExpand

This puzzle gives you definitions; your job is to think of a word for each definition—and every answer is a word with y as its second letter.

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Opening Many Locks with a Master Key: Six EFL Games Played with a Set of CardsExpand

Kürşat Cesur describes six games for beginning English students that you can play with a single set of cards (a sample set is provided). This article is available online only.

Author: KÜRŞAT CESUR
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