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The Importance of Foreign Language

I was never required to take a foreign language class until I got to college. A few foreign language classes were offered at my high school, while my grade school did little to nothing with foreign language. As far as I can tell, this seems to be the case in most of our Protestant Reformed […]

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A Letter About Letters

As you can guess, I am going to write about the a-b-c’s. Our alphabet which consists of twenty-six letters which can be combined into thousands of ways, words and, of course, sentences. You probably learned your a-b-c’s from your Mom and Dad; or if you are a younger child in a family, from your older […]

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The Importance of English Grammar

“Why must we study grammar? I don’t want to go to college anyway; what good will it ever do me?” We, as teachers, sometimes hear these voiced questions either directly to us or in conversations the pupils carry one with each other. Is English grammar a “necessary evil” with which we can do without? Is […]

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Word Attack Methods

Teachers of pupils in the primary grades have a tremendous responsibility. On them is placed the difficult task of giving a proper fundamental foundation of READING. A child without such a foundation is a pathetic figure. A person needs only a little understanding of words and he will discover the English language presents many problems. […]

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