Archive for January 2012

Friday 27 January 2012

Words that replace speech marks

by Ken Paterson

A few years ago, I noticed that one of the students in my class would often add little remarks that her friends or family had made into her conversation. She would never turn them into indirect speech by making grammatical changes, but would instead prefix the quotations with the word ‘look’. In other words, she […]

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Friday 6 January 2012

Exaggerated language

by Ken Paterson

Part of the research for ‘A Handbook of Spoken Grammar’ (follow the links ‘Titles’ and ‘Language Practice’ on the DELTA website for details) involved going through pages of the language that we had reformulated for our students on speakings skills courses, highlighting recurring features. One thing that would come up now and again were examples […]

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Thursday 5 January 2012

Two new titles in stock

by Helen Beesley

A Handbook of Spoken Grammar and Delta Academic Objectives: Writing Skills are now in stock. Click here for links to find out more about these new titles.

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Monday 2 January 2012

Digital Play

by Helen Beesley

DIGITAL PLAY - 2012 ELTONS WINNER IN INNOVATION IN TEACHER RESOURCES! Digital Play is a pioneering book on the use of computer games in language teaching. Authors Kyle and Graham are experts in teaching with technology and training teachers in innovative classroom practice.

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Sunday 1 January 2012

January’s Delta Download

by Helen Beesley

January's Delta Download is now available! Visit the Downloads area for Part 3 in of our serialisation of Humanising Your Coursebook by Mario Rinvolucri from Delta Publishing's Professional Perspectives series.

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