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Forum: Introductions Sep 4th, 2021, 10:31 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By susan53
Re: Hi from spain

Hi Sonia,
Welcome to the site - hope we'll see you on the forums regularly.
How do you find Spain after S. Africa.? it's a country I've never been to personally, but everyone i know who's taught...
Forum: Introductions Aug 25th, 2021, 07:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By susan53
Re: Hello from Bangkok

Welcome to the forums Terry - and I hope you'll be active. It can get horribly quiet round here sometimes. I'm just a a couple of years away from 50 years of EFL teaching - but not long to go!

I'd...
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 3rd, 2021, 02:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By susan53
Re: Challenges faced in teaching reading

I'm afraid that there's no one simple solution here as the children are of different ages (and therefore at different stages cognitively) and are mixed ability in terms of language proficiency. In...
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 2nd, 2021, 09:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By susan53
Re: Challenges faced in teaching reading

Sorry - I misread your message as "I've updated my profile" rather than "my post" - which is why I couldn't find anything. Don't have time now I'm afraid, but will get back to you.
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 29th, 2021, 05:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By susan53
Re: Challenges faced in teaching reading

Sorry - I've checked but can't see anything. I suppose it would be in the box "Additional information" but it just says "N/A" which I presume means "not available".

In the meantime I've thought of...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 28th, 2021, 03:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By susan53
Re: Challenges faced in teaching reading

Are you working with children whose first language is English (or who are already bilingual) or with children with a different first language and low English proficiency? If so, what are their first...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Apr 2nd, 2021, 10:07 am
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By susan53
Free mini-webinars April - Exam Tips for Delta M1

If you're doing the Delta Module One exam this summer or if you're thinking of starting the course and want to find out more about the exam, join us for a series of free mini-webinars in April ...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Mar 24th, 2021, 03:44 am
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By susan53
Delta Module One - Revision Course : Special Offer!

Are you taking the Delta Module One exam this summer? Were running a special offer for our Revision and Exam Preparation course - immediate access from enrolment until the exam for the same price as...
Forum: English Questions Mar 8th, 2021, 11:15 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By susan53
Re: Which tense(s) is/are correct?

Thank you roozbehrah. I hope you find the answers useful. If you've got any of your own, don't hesitate to post them.
Forum: English Questions Feb 22nd, 2021, 07:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By susan53
Re: The noun before a relative pronoun

It's really closer to a non-defining clause, as it really just adds information. That's why I think that sounds a bit odd here - notice I've used which. It's a grey area. Again the problem is the...
Forum: English Questions Feb 18th, 2021, 04:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By susan53
Re: The noun before a relative pronoun

First of all, remember what I've said again and again. It's not a matter of rules but of meaning/context. Trying to combine the propositions (ideas) without knowing the context makes no sense. So for...
Forum: English Questions Feb 14th, 2021, 04:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By susan53
Re: Present per./ present per. cont.

Either - as I said, in this situation they're equivalent.
Forum: English Questions Feb 13th, 2021, 06:57 am
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By susan53
Re: Present per./ present per. cont.

The problem lies in the first sentence which should be We are film producers - it's a compound noun with the first noun acting adjectivally, so it can't be plural.

First of all :

One use of the...
Forum: English Questions Feb 12th, 2021, 06:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By susan53
Re: Relative Clauses

Either it was an activity specifically on creating defining relative clauses, where you were told to embed the first proposition into the second (which doesn't mean it can't be done differently,...
Forum: English Questions Feb 11th, 2021, 04:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By susan53
Re: Relative Clauses

You're mixing up sentences and clauses. Each of your examples is of two sentences- each composed of a main clause, which are then combined into one sentence which has a main clause and a subordinate...
Forum: English Questions Feb 8th, 2021, 07:50 am
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By susan53
Re: Used to

No problems at all from the grammatical point of view. "Yesterday" is not the time of the habitual /permanent event but of the one that stopped it. As always, however, it depends what meaning you...
Forum: English Questions Jan 29th, 2021, 05:03 am
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By susan53
Re: Future tenses

First of all, these aren't tenses - tense involves morphological marking of the verb - eg addition of 3rd person -s of past -ed - and English only has two - past and present. So both of these verb...
Forum: English Questions Dec 31st, 2020, 03:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By susan53
Re: Past s. & past c.

How about...

I didn't get good grades while I was taking the course (so in the end I gave up)

I didn't see the car coming while I was crossing the road (but luckily it stopped in time)

When I was...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Nov 17th, 2020, 04:20 am
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By susan53
Black Friday Offer for our Delta Courses

It's November again, and that means Black Friday. As usual we're offering several of our courses at discounted prices. Enrol before December 15th and save ?122 on any of the following:


Module One...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Nov 13th, 2020, 10:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By susan53
Re: Are you a Non-Native English Speaking Teacher?

Hi Ali - see the website I've linked to. All the details are there. It depends on you. As it says, all the courses are designed to meet the needs of the participants and come in module of twenty...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Oct 29th, 2020, 11:19 am
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By susan53
Are you a Non-Native English Speaking Teacher?

If you're a non-native English speaking teacher, you may want to improve your own competence in one or more aspects of the language. Join in with one of our on-line courses - or, if there's a group...
Forum: Introductions Oct 14th, 2020, 03:19 am
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By susan53
Re: Hello everybody

Hope you enjoy it here!
Sue
Forum: Advertise Your Services Oct 3rd, 2020, 05:50 am
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By susan53
Retaking Delta Mod 1?

The summer Delta Module One results are finally out - really late this year because of the exam being delayed due to COVID.
If you took the exam, I hope you got a pass or higher grade - but if you...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Aug 28th, 2020, 03:21 am
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By susan53
Taking delta Module One this December?

Are you taking Delta Module One this December? If you've been self preparing or have done a course in the last few months but need a "refresher" before the exam, join us for our Online Revision and...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Aug 24th, 2020, 04:47 am
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By susan53
Want some "tasters" of our courses?

Just a "heads up" that on our blog The Delta Course (http://thedeltacourse.blogspot.com/) we publish a weekly extract from one of our courses - it usually changes on Wednesday or Thursday.

The...
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