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English Language Teaching in Brazilian settings

The UFO and the textbook

Suffixes, prefixes and word formation are a repeating grammar topic in Second Year High School textbooks. Pages 8-17 of volume 1 might help students understand how English words are formed as well as the meaning of preffixes and sufixes. Anyway, if students develop previous linguistic awareness on word formation, it might be easier to get ahead in the set of exercises. So, here’s the teaching tip: start up by talking about UFOs – Unidentified Flying Objects.

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May 11, 2011 Posted by | Students textbook | , , | Leave a comment


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