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by NatGagnon
03 Mar 2011, 15:25
Forum: Business English
Topic: Teaching Business English
Replies: 4
Views: 17845

Teaching Business English

I was faced with a difficult task last semester in a school where I am a teaching assistant. The course that I was assigned to was a business English class and quite frankly, this scared me. I have never been in any official business meetings, nor am I familiar with the vocabulary. It was quite a ch...
by NatGagnon
03 Mar 2011, 15:14
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Bad Memory
Replies: 10
Views: 16542

Re: Bad Memory

Perhaps you could check out how people with learning disorders such as dyslexia function. When dealing with people of the sort, there is a certain process related to memorizing words and images, to ensure the correct orthography. Picture-word relationships are quite important in order to learn a new...
by NatGagnon
03 Mar 2011, 15:08
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Mentoring experiences?
Replies: 10
Views: 10803

Re: Mentoring experiences?

In response to your post Samuel, I believe that no matter in which language you have done your mentoring experience, it is still a useful one to your professional development. I have done some mentoring myself with all types of students of different levels. I have mentored an Indian family whom move...
by NatGagnon
03 Mar 2011, 15:01
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Why do you have to have a degree?
Replies: 9
Views: 9867

Re: Why do you have to have a degree?

I agree with you pizzicato. I come from an English speaking family and live in a French speaking community. My mother has been a teacher he whole life, however, her experience is not recognized here in Quebec. I find this quite ridiculous given the fact that she has much more experience than many el...
by NatGagnon
03 Mar 2011, 14:52
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: Student's blog. Correction
Replies: 6
Views: 13509

Re: Student's blog. Correction

Actaully, there are many ways of correcting written mistakes: 1. Self-correction: You can make some sort of checlist for Ss to correct themselves. For example, when Ss make mistakes in spelling, just write (S) on this mistake. In more detail: S for Spelling G for grammatical mistakes WC for word ch...