Sunday, March 11, 2018

For Whom, the Bell Tolls

It seems pronoun "whom" has outlived its usefulness. Read an interesting recent article in The Economist titled "In the court of common usage, an old pronoun is losing its case."

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Prompts Skillshop

Please announce this to your students who are writing paragraphs and essays. Many students do not write a topic sentence or thesis statement that is responding to the prompt correctly. The presenter will review some useful techniques at the skillshop.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Language Differences

Knowing the differences between English and an ESL student's native language will help provide insight about the student's transfer errors. A particularly useful guide provided by Ann Raimes, author of Keys for Writers, has been available online for quite some time. Click here to access it.