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Newspeak Had Nothing on the Real World

Advantages: Great fun
Disadvantages: ... Slightly unnerving

Secret Santa is a dangerous game. You find out what your colleagues really think of you, but you don't necessarily find out which of them it is that thinks it. Over the years I've had presents that might suggest all sorts of uncomplimentary thing ...

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Review of Who Touched Base In My Thought Shower? - Steven Poole

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Let's Teach and Learn Grammar

Advantages: Clear and very detailed!
Disadvantages: None for me

A Concise Grammar for English Language Teachers - Tony Penston A Concise Grammar for English Language Teachers is a paperback book written by Tony Penston which guides English as a Foreign Language (ESL) teachers through how to teach English grammar to ...

gingelou 07.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of A Concise Grammar for English Language Teachers - Tony Penston

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Learn English Inside Out

Advantages: A great learning resource
Disadvantages: This edition is old now and out of print

Inside Out, Students Book, Intermediate - Sue Kay & Vaughan Jones Inside Out, Students Book, Intermediate level is a paperback course book first published in 2000 and is written by Sue Kay and Vaughan Jones. The book teaches Engli ...

gingelou 07.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Inside Out Intermediate Student's Book - Sue Kay, Vaughan Jones et al.

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Phonics Fun!

Advantages: Encourages your child to read, hepful for parents
Disadvantages: More expensive if bought individually

My little girl Molly started school in September last year and she is sent home with a new book to read every day. Luckily, both my children love books and getting her to read these books every night certainly isn’t a chore and she regularly asks me if we ...

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Review of Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 1+: Songbirds: Zak and the Vet - Julia Donaldson

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Good but not quite Genki

Advantages: excellent source of information and well laid out
Disadvantages: more for the experienced adult foreign language learner, worksheets a bit disappointing

So a person decides to learn Japanese. Usually learning a language means learning to read and write it. With western European languages, this is simplified by sharing a fairly common alphabet. While you CAN limp along with spoken Japanese and the use of r ...

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Review of Let's Learn Hiragana - Yasuko Kosaka Mitamura

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