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Grammatical error correction strategies
Language Teaching Teaching Grammar

Grammatical error correction strategies

It can be frustrating to teachers to spot grammatical errors committed by students in the class, especially when they are engaged in meaningful communication. Depending on the situation, an English teacher may employ any of the proceeding strategies. Please remember, however, that our goal is for our students to become...
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The shifts and turns in teaching grammar
Language Teaching Teaching Grammar

The shifts and turns in teaching grammar

Over the centuries, second language educators have alternated between two types of approaches to language teaching: those that focus on analyzing the language and those that focus on using the language. The former has students learn the elements of language (e.g., sounds, structures, vocabulary), building toward students' being able to...
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How students learn grammar
Language Teaching Teaching Grammar

How students learn grammar

The study of grammar all by itself will not necessarily make you a better writer. But by gaining a clearer understanding of how our language works, you should also gain greater control over the way you shape words into sentences and sentences into paragraphs. In short, studying grammar may help...
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The Dogme Approach to Language Teaching
Language Teaching

The Dogme Approach to Language Teaching

Dogme is an approach to teaching that argues that teaching should focus on the learner and not be driven by the resources available, including course books. It is a recent movement in ELT, started by a group of teachers who are against 'resource heavy' teaching, arguing that if learners are...
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What is grammar in language teaching?
Language Teaching

What is grammar in language teaching?

No term in the language teaching field is as ambiguous as grammar. It is fraught with ambiguity because of its complexity magnified by the fact that every one of the various definitions is multidimensional. For instance, grammar can be used to represent both learner grammars and proficient language speaker grammars....
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Grammar Assessment strategies for language teachers
Language Teaching

Grammar Assessment strategies for language teachers

Needless to say, your teaching will change according to the level of the group or individual, particularly in terms of grammar. Presenting grammar in the EFL classroom is no different from teaching other skills, in that you need to take into account a range of factors, e.g. age, level of...
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How to ace your virtual scholastic event emceeing
Emceeing Tips

How to ace your virtual scholastic event emceeing

My first hosting experience was back in my college days. What about yours?— Lord Vincent Van Mendoza (@digitallourd) February 16, 2022
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Why should we use literature in an ESL/EFL classroom?
Language Teaching

Why should we use literature in an ESL/EFL classroom?

While there has been an ongoing debate on the notion of whether literature should be used in a language class, it is clear that it has various beneficial functions when incorporated in our language pedagogy. There are a number of reasons why we have to use literature in the language...
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Focusing on literature while teaching language
Language Teaching

Focusing on literature while teaching language

Savvidou (2004) explicates that Language, both spoken and written, comes in a variety of discourse types and, as teachers of language, we attempt to introduce our learners to as many of these as possible. The variety and types of discourse are perhaps best represented by Kinneavy’s Communication Triangle (1983). This...
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Digital Marketing Agencies in Davao to help you grow your business
Listicle

Digital Marketing Agencies in Davao to help you grow your business

Online Marketing Life is here in Davao. As an independent digital marketer in the metro, I can say that Durian city has a very dynamic set of digital hustlers that when combined, these great teams have something to show to the world. Without a doubt, Davao houses world-class virtual hustlers...
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News SEO secrets for digital publishers (with tips on how to get on top)
Search Engine Optimization

News SEO secrets for digital publishers (with tips on how to get on top)

As reported by www.review42.com, Google's search engine market share is more than 90%. Considering that there are almost 4.39 billion internet users, the number of Google users worldwide is nearly four billion. This is certainly the reason why you need to optimize your news site for Google News so that...
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Questions that you need to answer before the wedding day
Wedding Preparations

Questions that you need to answer before the wedding day

Saying "I do" entails a lot of preparatory questions that require answers before the BIG day. Such questions are for you to be so certain you understand what you're getting into before signing the love-of-my-life contract. Janet Brito, PhD, a clinical psychologist and trained sex therapist in Honolulu, Hawaii, states,...
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Maximizing the use of Twitter for your business
Social Media Marketing

Maximizing the use of Twitter for your business

When you want to get updated on what's the latest buzz about your favorite brands, Twitter is undeniably a powerful social networking tool and search engine where you can typically find the latest information about any topic. You get updates form the companies you follow and you can interact with...
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Valentine’s day gift ideas
Brand Promotion

Valentine’s day gift ideas

February is a love month where we send gifts to the ones we love the most. Valentine's Day (14th of February) is an annual festival to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. We could celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affections to partners, family, and friends. We...
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Study Now, Pay Later with InvestEd Philippines!
Finance

Study Now, Pay Later with InvestEd Philippines!

Your collegiate dream is now within reach with InvestEd.PH, Philippines' most sustainable and inclusive student loan company. No dream is indeed out of reach with Invested as you take control of your future. You can finish your college degree with InvestEd’s award-winning Educational Loans. Whether you need tuition, allowance, or...
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Online Lending Apps in the Philippines reported to have unfair debt collection practices
Finance

Online Lending Apps in the Philippines reported to have unfair debt collection practices

There could be a number of reasons why Filipinos would resort to Online Lending Apps. For some, it's one way to be saved from "petsa de peligro", a concept that is common to Pinoys. This could also be a means for our Kabayans to help them leverage financially through available...
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5 free domain name extensions you should grab
Website Marketing

5 free domain name extensions you should grab

Do you want to get a FREE DOMAIN for your digital portfolio?— Lord Vincent Van Mendoza (@digitallourd) November 2, 2021 The questions is: Is there such thing as FREE domain? The answer is YES. There are five (5) FREE domain extensions you can use for your brand! These are the...
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Language teaching approaches and methods
Language Teaching

Language teaching approaches and methods

Language pedagogy is the approach taken towards the approaches and methods used to teach and learn languages. These are some of the best and most widely used approaches to teaching a language, especially in an ESL or English as a Second Language and EFL or English as a Foreign Language...
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The 3 pillars of content marketing
Content Marketing

The 3 pillars of content marketing

Have you ever thought of the 3 pillars of content marketing as you plan out your content?— Lord Vincent Van Mendoza (@digitallourd) March 17, 2021 Content marketing is a garden that makes any business beautiful and inviting. With it, you are more likely to attract your desired market organically. Without it,...
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2 major types of headlines: up and down styles
Campus Journalism

2 major types of headlines: up and down styles

In writing headlines, which do you prefer — UP style or down style?— Lord Vincent Van Mendoza (@digitallourd) June 30, 2021 Generally, in writing headlines, there are 2 major approaches that are employed: the UP and down styles. Personally, I don't think there is a standard way of doing headlines...
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