Category Archives: Vocabulary and writing

A Gentlemanly Definition

Learning to define a term is necessary in academic writing and an important skill for EFL learners especially when it comes to speaking strategies like circumlocution or ‘talking around the word.’ I have mixed feelings about having students write an … Continue reading

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Stompin’ Grounds

This blog is primarily concerned with Teaching Unplugged (TU) in writing classrooms, but I can’t help posting an Unplugged lesson my students and I participated in last week in my freshman vocabulary class. Learners produced written texts as homework and … Continue reading

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