Standards, Qualification, Assessment and Course Construction Foundations for Developing English as an Additional Language

(Haiku Science Academy) In any field of endeavor, there is always room for improvement no matter how deep the history or how well established an industry is. Experiencing and identifying some unforgivable problems within the international English language teaching industry, … Continue reading

Detailed Descriptors of Haiku Science Academy 9-Step Frame for Developing English as an Additional Language

(Exercising Your Mind) 3 Stages x 3 Levels = 9 Step Frame. Haiku Science Academy 9-Stage Frame (HSA 9-SF) for Developing English as an Additional Language (DEAL) Summary Titles and Detailed Descriptors. A– Pre-Elementary | A1– Elementary | A2– Upper Elementary … Continue reading

Really Rare Pronunciation Exercise

(Exercising Your Mind) This is an exercise for helping to develop and strengthen the speaking ability of clearly making different sounds of the letters “R” and “L”. Some native Chinese speakers find this challenging. Read the words and sentences to … Continue reading

All Or Ball Bore: Pronunciation Practice

(Exercising Your Mind) This recording was made for a specific person who speaks Chinese as their 1st language. However, it will be useful for anyone who is challenged by the pronunciation difficulties presented by the letters “L” and “R”. Practice … Continue reading

The 4 Basic Language Skills

(Exercising Your Mind) Listen to “4 Basic Language Skills” on Spreaker. Understanding the 4 Basic Language Skills for learning a language (in the classroom). A basic overview. The 4 Basic Language Skills: •1~ Understanding / Listening •2~ Speaking •3~ Reading … Continue reading