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pragmatics

  • New pragmatics lesson plan: saying hello and goodbye

    Posted by on August 19, 2014

    Have you seen our latest lesson plan by author Jonathan Marks? This new resource is part of the ‘expressing yourself’ series and helps learners review and consolidate ways of saying hello and goodbye. What’s included? Worksheets for students, tips for teachers, as well as an answer key and suggested follow-up activities. All pragmatics lesson plans […]

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  • Life skills tip of the week: ways of saying hello

    Posted by on August 12, 2014

    Learning about pragmatics and how to express yourself successfully is a useful life skill, said Michael Rundell in January when he introduced the new pragmatics series on Macmillan Dictionary. The series is part of the Macmillan Life Skills campaign, offering free resources for English language students and teachers each month. As part of the series, we’ll bring more useful content and […]

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  • Life skills tip of the week: saying you are unsure about something

    Posted by on July 29, 2014

    As part of this year’s pragmatics series, we bring more useful content and tips from the Macmillan Dictionary on expressing yourself. The previous language tip looked at ways of expressing personal opinions in writing. This week’s tip gives some ways of saying you are unsure about something: In our recent post on ways of saying […]

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  • New pragmatics lesson plan: saying you are sure or unsure

    Posted by on July 23, 2014

    Have you seen our latest lesson plan by author Jonathan Marks? This new resource is part of the ‘expressing yourself’ series and helps learners review and consolidate ways of saying you are sure or not sure. What’s included? Worksheets for students, tips for teachers, as well as an answer key and suggested follow-up activities. All […]

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  • Life skills tip of the week: saying you are sure about something

    Posted by on July 22, 2014

    Learning about pragmatics and how to express yourself successfully is a useful life skill, said Michael Rundell in January when he introduced the new pragmatics series on Macmillan Dictionary. The series is part of the Macmillan Life Skills campaign, offering free resources for English language students and teachers each month. As part of the series, we’ll bring more useful content and […]

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  • Life skills tip of the week: expressing personal opinions in writing

    Posted by on June 17, 2014

    As part of this year’s pragmatics series, we bring more useful content and tips from the Macmillan Dictionary on expressing yourself. The previous language tip looked at ways of being polite. This week’s tip gives some ways of expressing personal opinions in writing: In our recent post on ways of giving your opinion we looked […]

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  • New pragmatics lesson plan: giving your opinion

    Posted by on June 11, 2014

    Have you seen our latest lesson plan by author Jonathan Marks? This new resource is part of the ‘expressing yourself’ series and helps learners review and consolidate ways of giving your opinion. What’s included? Worksheets for students, tips for teachers, as well as an answer key and suggested follow-up activities. All pragmatics lesson plans – including […]

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  • Life skills tip of the week: giving your opinion

    Posted by on June 04, 2014

    Learning about pragmatics and how to express yourself successfully is a useful life skill, said Michael Rundell in January when he introduced the new pragmatics series on Macmillan Dictionary. The series is part of the Macmillan Life Skills campaign, offering free resources for English language students and teachers each month. As part of the series, we’ll bring more useful content and […]

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  • New pragmatics lesson plan: agreeing/disagreeing

    Posted by on May 27, 2014

    Have you seen our latest lesson plan by author Jonathan Marks? This new resource is part of the ‘expressing yourself’ series and helps learners review and consolidate ways of expressing agreement or disagreement. What’s included? Worksheets for students, tips for teachers, as well as an answer key and suggested follow-up activities. All pragmatics lesson plans – […]

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  • Life skills tip of the week: ways of being polite

    Posted by on May 20, 2014

    As part of this year’s pragmatics series, we bring more useful content and tips from the Macmillan Dictionary on expressing yourself. The previous language tip looked at ways of saying thank you. This week’s tip gives some ways of saying something politely: In our recent post on ways of agreeing and disagreeing we looked at […]

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