How to enhance childrenā€™s imagination in reading creative creativity critical reading elt imagination story storytelling strategies

By Dr Jeremy Koay

Most of us would agree that innovation is a result of imagination and creativity. How can language teachers and parents encourage children to be more imaginative and creative when reading stories? Consider these six ideas.

1. Connect with your experiences

Go beyond comprehension...

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Strategies for handling small talk conversation elt oral communication small talk strategies

By Dorothy Cleary

On the face of it, small talk looks simple. Conversations tend to be short-lived, topics are fairly predictable and repetitive, and most workplaces provide lots of incidental practice in this essential workplace skill.

However, small talk is extremely complex and difficult. It...

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