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Our list of resources for YOUR English-learning success is growing slowly. For example, several Movie Study Guides have been published (with more to come, as I move them from www.krigline.com/movies.htm). Under the “Resources” tab you’ll find posts about various holidays, such as the African-American Juneteenth holiday, Flag Day and Christmas. English learners/teachers can also find resources I’ve used in class (“resources” > “for class”), a page full of interesting links and a whole page of “Links for English-Learners.” In addition, I’ve posted a poem or two, and there is a helpful post about how to correctly punctuate when you type. You can find these resources using the menu above.
Though I rarely have time to update or tinker with this website, you’ll probably find something new every month or two. The sidebar’s “Recent Posts” box is a good place to start. In addition, our “EFL English Corner” tip (at the bottom of this page) changes monthly.
While you wait for me to find time to add more things, you can already find A LOT of useful resources and interesting photos at my old (antique?) website: www.krigline.com!
I also posting a blog for our friends and former students, as well as numerous inspirational articles at http://wp.krigline.com/
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If you are in China, thanks for your patience as pages take so long to load (they appear almost instantly elsewhere). My old website mirror (www.krigline.com.cn) disappeared in 2018. If you are trying to reach a particular page, REMOVE “.cn” and be sure all letters are lower case, not capitals. –MK
English Corner ~ tip of the monthDecember ~ This time in the English Corner we will be looking at probably the most difficult skill for internationals to master, namely, writing. As with all the skills, actually practicing by writing is the best way to make improvement. A famous American writer recommends that one should try to write in short and concise sentences. Writing in English generally follows a logical progression from the main or topic sentence to the following sentences. Within the topic sentence are controlling ideas that are explained or described in more detail in the following sentences. These sentences are closely connected to the controlling ideas, much like an outline. Finally, the paragraph will conclude with what is known as the concluding sentence, which summarizes the information presented. Well, I hope these few hints as to writing in English are helpful. Check out Mr. Krigline’s EFLsuccess.com post on types of writing for more information.
This tip is © Mark Peter, M.A. Used with permission.
Mr. Peter was my colleague at the Agape English Language Institute (Columbia, SC), and has also been teaching English in China for many years. (Write to me if you wish to contact him.)