"Long pauses can make speech difficult to understand, but short pauses can be highly beneficial. This is shown in a new doctoral thesis in linguistics from the University of Gothenburg."University of Gothenburg. (2015, September 30). Pauses can make or break a conversation. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 18, 2016 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150930110555.htmThe actual dissertation is here: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39346
For our learners and scholars, "connecting the dots" is critical. Scholars from multiple disciplines may need to collaborate to find answers to "grand challenge" questions such as those affecting the environment or health issues.
W3Schools Online Web Tutorials (W3Schools.com) sported a banner claiming to be "the world's largest web developer site" (2016.03.12). It included numerous examples, tutorials, and references for web page development.
When he finally cuts to the chase, Anderson posits, "[T]he superordinate category should not be ‘TESOL’, and definitely not ‘TEFL’, but ‘TEAL’ – Teaching English as an Additional Language," which is exactly what I was thinking when I started reading his post.
He never learned his parent’s native language of Japanese, and they never encouraged him to do so. To his chagrin, he didn’t learn Spanish, either. He wants to ensure that students in his district don’t lose part of their cultural heritage as he did.
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