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9 Negotiation mistakes every translator has been guilty of at least once | di Marta Stelmaszak

Now, negotiation. I thought it was a very relevant topic to cover because of many misconceptions around negotiation, and even more little mistakes we’re all guilty of. Negotiation is often seen as something dodgy, perhaps close to haggling. Oftentimes we expect that when we give our price, the client says yes (hopefully) or no and that’s it. I think we’re not really prepared to discuss the price and work required to find common ground, and in fact that’s what negotiation is: “a discussion aimed at reaching an agreement”.

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Mi casa es su casa – Second life island for learning Spanish

Loosely-based on San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Mi Casa Es Su Casa is directed at true beginners to intermediate learners in the US university system. Its content is directly related to material covered in a course such as 101, 102, or 201. Thus, the vocabulary is very focused and the grammar lim… Lire la suite

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Introduction to Second Life for Educators – a Cour… – Second Life

The University of San Martin de Porres from Perú is offering a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) called « Introduction to Second Life for Educators ». This course is designed to help spanish-speaking educators in the use of … Lire la suite

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A New Role for Avatars: Learning Languages – KQED (blog)

A New Role for Avatars: Learning Languages KQED (blog) Britain’s Language Lab has created “English City” using Second Life, where learners are promised realistic conversations with native English-speaking teachers, also using avatars, in virtual… Lire la suite

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A Year In the Life of an ESL (English Second Language) Student …

A Year In the Life of an ESL (English Second Language) Student: Idioms and Vocabulary You Can’t Live Without book download Edward J. Francis Download A Year In the Life of an ESL (English Second Language) Student: … Lire la suite

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:: Practice English Online in Second Life FREE

Practice speaking or teaching English online in a virtual world. It’s fun! Start your Second Life learning English in an English speaking world. Watch the video to learn more about Cypris Chat; a Second Life English learning community based in the virtual world of Second Life. Lire la suite

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Pedagogical challenges of spoken English learning in the Second Life virtual world: A case study

Abstract As one of the emerging technologies, the Second Life virtual world provides learners of English as a Foreign Language with a unique opportunity of learning authentic language with native and non-native speakers of English in a virtual… Lire la suite

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