June 20, 2009

importance of language

Writing about web page http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=407043

I had to have my say as the debate was missing the point!


March 29, 2009

when others say it so much better

Writing about web page http://perso.evene.fr/citabook/teresamac

I have set up my citabook (book of quotations) for those who express so well (in French of course) the things that mater most.


March 22, 2009

communication is a right

Writing about web page http://www.afasic.org.uk/index.htm

As language professionals we sometimes assume that every child can communicate. My personal experience of semantic-pragmatic disorder has made me question my assumptions. Being misunderstood, struggling to make others listen, trying to get the right words out at the right time, knowing how to connect with others - these are the real challenges faced by many with autistic spectrum disorders. Afasic helps those who cannot get their voice heard.


February 07, 2009

The power of sound

Writing about web page http://8tracks.com/home

A legal way to share your mood, communicate a message using music. Create a mix at 8tracks and it will allow you to share it legally with others.

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November 08, 2008

The importance of language

Writing about web page http://newsbiscuit.com/article/man-freed-from-logic-loop-toilet-by-crack-team-of-linguists-382

O'Farrell rightly acknowledges the importance of language! We are each responsible for the messages we impart. :)


November 02, 2008

Halleluja

Writing about web page http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMrZ7lChK-g

Having listened to the programme on the radio, this is my fave version and supports Spanish learning too!


October 29, 2008

miro fan

Writing about web page http://www.getmiro.com/

Miro player allows me to collect all sorts of useful video clips in French and also keep up with business using Dilbert!


September 16, 2008

Death of the VLE

Here's an interesting perspective on where we are and where we could be in the future

vle1206ms.pps


July 27, 2008

Goodbye to Harry

Today we had to say goodbye to Harry. Our lovely bunny had been part of the family for 6 years, so named because of his white lightning flash on his nose which the kids thought made him look like Harry Potter, he was playful and very sociable. He will be greatly missed. Harry loved you to stroke his nose and would go into a trance whenever you did. His passion for brown bread played havoc with his teeth and he once fell in the pond trying to get a drink. Harry you were a star and we'll never forget you!Harry MacKinnon


July 17, 2008

two languages anyone? reality check

Izzard is so right, we need at least 2 languages each these days.


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