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Improving Adolescent Literacy: Content Area Strategies at Work
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Improving Adolescent Literacy: Content Area Strategies at WorkImproving Adolescent Literacy: Content Area Strategies at Work, Third Edition, gives teachers and teacher candidates the tools they need to help all students work toward mastery of literacy and comprehension of content area texts. Practical, straightforward, and affordable, this guide is packed with real classroom examples of specific teaching strategies in action and features a focus on working with English language learners and struggling readers, ideas for using different technologies to enhance teaching, an up-to-date research base of current sources of support and additional reading...
 
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Picture Dictionary, 2nd edition
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Oxford Picture Dictionary, 2nd editionOxford Picture Dictionary, 2nd edition

A remarkable second edition of the best-selling and well loved Oxford Picture Dictionary, features over 4,000 words and phrases illustrated with all new vibrant, crystal-clear artwork. The topics, based on extensive input from teachers and students, have been thoroughly updated to meet the needs of today's English language learners.

 
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Complex Words in English
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Complex Words in EnglishComplex Words in English

This book presents a comprehensive account of present-day word formation in English.
Starting with a discussion of some basic issues, including the definition of 'word', motivation, lexicalization, productivity, the relevance of historical information and the usefulness of dictionaries and other data-bases, the book then moves on to describe in detail a variety of prefixing, suffixing and compounding patterns - all illustrated with copious up-to-date examples.
Other topics that are explored in-depth include diminutives, backformation and other effects of reanalysis, Latin and Greek based formations and sound symbolism.

 
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

A mysterious island.


  An abandoned orphanage.


  A strange collection of very curious photographs.


  It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.

On the New York Times Best Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeks.

Tim Burton is going to make a movie based on this book.

Audio added Thanks to KundAlini

 
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Building sentences with adverb clauses - 2014 -
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Building sentences with adverb clauses - 2014 -Building sentences with adverb clauses - 2014 -

Let us practice building sentences with adverb clauses. An adverb clause serves the same function as an adverb.

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs. Adverbs can also modify adjectives and other adverbs.

 
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Direct and indirect objects -2014 - Grammar short lessons
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Direct and indirect objects -2014 - Grammar short lessonsDirect and indirect objects -2014 - Grammar short lessons

The direct object is the receiver of the action mentioned in the sentence.

John hit the ball. (Direct object: the ball)

Be careful to distinguish between a direct object and an object complement...

 
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To, in order to, so as to -2014 - Grammar short lessons
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To, in order to, so as to -2014 - Grammar short lessonsTo, in order to, so as to -2014 - Grammar short lessons

Compare the two sentences given below.

I went to his office to meet him.

I went to his office in order to meet him. ...

 
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