Category Archives: English Language Support

English Conversation Group

Today marks the end of the LTO’s first English Conversation Group. The group was the idea of internationally trained faculty who wanted a place to practice their English outside of the classroom. When the English Language Support for Faculty program … Continue reading

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De-stressing Words and Schwa

In my last blog, I discussed word stress. What I didn’t discuss is that, just as important as it is to stress a syllable, it is important to also de-stress a syllable. In this blog, I will discuss what it … Continue reading

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Word Stress

In my position as LTO English Language Specialist, I get a lot of questions about where to stress a word. The rules of word stress can be one the most difficult things to learn in the English language. The main … Continue reading

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Can We Recommend English Language Support for Faculty to Our Colleagues?

The idea for this blog started during the Faculty Conference when a native English speaking faculty member innocently asked if one could recommend the English Language Support for Faculty Program to a colleague without offending him. This began a two-month … Continue reading

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