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LOL Essays: Topic #1, Submission #3

As counter-intuitive as this may be for non-natives, you have to pick a side if you want to write a “persuasive essay.” If you don’t have a side, pick one. Hard, but necessary.

July 21, 2010, by

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LOL Essays: Topic #1, Submission #1

The first submission to topic #1 (are cell phones good for society?) and Jeremiah Bourque’s constructive criticism.

July 19, 2010, by

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Business English Vocabulary: Up To

Recently, on a language education website that shall remain unnamed, I saw an offer: “learn a language in 30 days.” This claim is shocking enough, but what really attracted my attention was in the details: the learner could obtain “up…

April 26, 2010, by


The Evil Of Testing Is A Straw Man

If there is one theme I find myself seeing over and over again, it is that standardized tests are evil. Time and time again, I am reading claims that testing is ruining education and preventing teachers from doing their jobs….

February 12, 2010, by