How to effectively tutor students online who have weak English
You know the situation as a faculty member – you have 15 minutes allocated per student draft, 20 minutes allocated per tutorial, and no time for your own research. You’re already frustrated. Then, you get a tutee that just doesn’t seem to understand what you’re saying or be able to write and speak coherently. Now,… Continue reading How to effectively tutor students online who have weak English
The difference between standardized test writing and real academic writing
Most students are planning to take an IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT, GMAT, or GRE type exam and you have been told that this is the “important” thing. You believe that if you have a certain score that you will have enough English ability and academic writing skills to pass your degree. This is a LIE. … Continue reading The difference between standardized test writing and real academic writing
Legal-Linguistic Analysis: Trump’s ‘Though’ isn’t Quid Pro Quo
Legal-Linguistic Analysis: Trump’s ‘Though’ isn’t Quid Pro Quo President Trump was acquitted of all impeachment charges on February 6, 2020, following more than a month of impeachment proceedings, legal arguments, and political grandstanding on both sides of the aisle. Trump’s impeachment could have been avoided long ago simply by breaking down the President’s words, before the… Continue reading Legal-Linguistic Analysis: Trump’s ‘Though’ isn’t Quid Pro Quo
Think the DuoLingo or Pearson PTE is as good as the IELTS or TOEFL? None of them will help you with your Masters degree.
The highly-esteemed lecturer walks into the auditorium, dead silence emerges as some ruffle their books and get their pens ready to write down the great wisdom unfolding into their minds. The professor begins to unlock his bountiful knowledge in quick and colorful speech. “But wait, what is the professor saying again?” This is the real-life… Continue reading Think the DuoLingo or Pearson PTE is as good as the IELTS or TOEFL? None of them will help you with your Masters degree.
Email Do’s and Don’ts for Lawyers
Don’t: Hit “send” when you are emotional. Tip: Ask yourself how you would feel if this message appeared on the front page of, say, the Times. If you’re comfortable with that, hit “send”. Don’t: Blindly hit “respond to all”. The circle of recipients should be as small as possible. No one appreciates receiving emails that… Continue reading Email Do’s and Don’ts for Lawyers
(English) How Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Stimulates the Critical Thinking of Medical Students
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(English) Overcoming Over-Testing: Why companies need to re-train staff how to think
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Facebook recalls AI that created own language
Original Article: http://www.pcgamer.com/facebook-kills-ai-that-invented-its-own-language-because-english-was-slow/ Some wonderful things are in development because of advances made in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. At the same time, there is perhaps an uncomfortable fear that machines may rise up and turn against humans. Usually the scenario is brought up in a joking matter, but it was no laughing manner to… Continue reading Facebook recalls AI that created own language
Harvard Business Review – Global Business Speaks English
World-leading experts agree that it’s increasingly important to give employees and yourself opportunities to advance in your foreign language and general communication skills. Here’s an excerpt: Adopting a global language policy is not easy, and companies invariably stumble along the way. It’s radical, and it’s almost certain to meet with staunch resistance from employees. Many… Continue reading Harvard Business Review – Global Business Speaks English