Dracula’s Daughter Review

Classic Tales of Vampire Women & Their Thirsts “Wish I Could Give 6 Stars For The Narrator”  I recently read and discussed “Carmilla” in my book club, which is a vampire story that predates Dracula by decades. I think it was just the right primer to jump into this anthology. There are individual stories to …

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English for Music Students

This website is developed for the beginner students of music whose first language is not English, and provides them with an online course on specialised English for music, so that they can improve their English in their own field of study. The course is based on the book English for Music Students: Basics. The content of …

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Stepping Up Reading in English

I have studied a lot… I have taught a lot… I have read a lot… and I write a lot… Books for teaching… books for learning… To date I have gathered collections of stories for budding and more experienced English readers… that come in paperback, ebook and audiobook formats… Tales for Overgrown Children aiming at …

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20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning

By TeachThought Staff Last updated Dec 6, 2018 742,499263FacebookTwitterPrint 20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning contributed by Laura Reynolds While assessment gets all the press, it is feedback for learning that can transform a student’s learning. When feedback is predominately negative, studies have shown that it can discourage student effort and achievement (Hattie & Timperley, 2007, Dinham).  Like my experience, …

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6 ESL Teaching Techniques to Cut TTT and Get Your Students Talking

“The teacher doesn’t give the students enough time to talk.”  Every teacher has heard this criticism or something similar. Whether you’re getting it from students or supervisors, it’s something you probably want to change. Usually, we hear this when we first start teaching and still have to learn to adapt. Especially in quieter classes, teachers …

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Speaking, Teaching and Learning

The lines of (1) speaking English only and (2) watching films in English seems to be here to stay… passed down generation after generation of English ‘teachers’… merely hoping to get away with teaching murder… only nothing could be further from the truth… if this was true any opera fan would speak French, German and …

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Death by Wall Street: Rampage of the Bulls

A DARK MURDER MYSTERY ABOUT WHITE COLLAR GREED! Death by Wall Street: Rampage of the Bulls is a murder mystery based on real events. It is the story of how the oligarchs of Wall Street, doctors, and others in the pharmaceutical research profession having significant conflicts of interest, and employees of two “captured” US government …

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A Knife In My Back

INTRODUCING THE FEMALE NERO WOLFE! The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster (“Amy” to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew. You’ll howl with delight as the icon-toppling Amy tackles stuffed-shirts, law enforcement, gargantuan gourmet …

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KAMARI WAS DRAWN TO HIS DANGEROUS AURA

Kamari Grade was a well-known troubleshooter for the most discerning clients. But when called to investigate one of the most powerful men in financing, she’s thrown into the world of Huron Base. Financiers were usually polished in word and deed, but there was a sexy arrogance to Huron that blared former thug, and it wasn’t …

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The Hypnotist : AN INTRIGUING YA MURDER MYSTERY SET IN BAYOU COUNTRY

When, on an afternoon outing in Bayou Vermillion, Lafayette, LA, teenager Amanda Wilcox has her fortune read by Madam Zu-Zu, she and her classmate, Tom Lassiter, never thought it would lead to her having a nightmare in which she dreamed she was being choked to death. Under hypnosis, Amanda reveals to Tom that she once …

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