Why do language training programs fail?

Written by Gordon Graham

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Try to connect with your students by showing interest in their work, learning experiences, private lives etc.

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Gordon Graham is a site developer at Orxil.com, an online classified ads site for businesses and trainers in Asia. Gordon has spent 10 years training in the Middle East, Asia and Australia. He has post graduate qualifications in TESOL and is currently completing an MSc in International Marketing at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

How Papyrus sheets Are Made

Written by Dr.Nabil Elkhawaga

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