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    The Smartest Gift for the Holidays

    50% Discount for a gift that is useful and practical and you do not need to fight the traffic jams.

    Christmas

    The New Year is coming… and so are the holidays!

    It’s always difficult to find the perfect gift: one which is fun yet at the same time will be useful for a long time.

    But you can stop searching now! Give the “smart gift” of English to friends and family with English Attack!

    English Attack! is an innovative online service for learning English developed in collaboration with researchers in cognitive neuroscience. It’s a fun and effective method, combining movie clips, photos and games.

    This 50% offer expires 03/01/2016

    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com
    Donald 092-267-8113
    donald.patnaude@english-attack.com

    Strikingly: Donald Patnaude

    Donald Patnaude (Ajarn Donald)
    Donald Patnaude (Ajarn Donald)
    Senior Consultant
    – Present
    I help and consult with Thai people of all ages and backgrounds, to determine their current English language level. Then we determine which course is the right one for them in order to achieve the successful  results that they need hat will ultimately lead them to a productive future in any capacity they desire. We are here to help both small & BIG companies to prepare their employees for AEC 2015 & ASEAN. We are also the marketing partners in Thailand for Paris Based English Attack!

    For Schools, Universities, Language Centers and teachers,

    Schools in Thailand will open soon, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform.

    Just contact us and we will see to it that you receive your Free Trial access codes in time for when your school reopens in May.

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    For Students and Learners,

    Please accept a 7-Day FREE Trial Premium BOOSTER PASS

    After your 7-Day FREE Trial
    period you can buy a subscription and receive
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    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    Donald 081-855-2701
    donald.patnaude@english-attack.com

    Numbers and Digits

    Featured Photo Vocab This Week
    Featured Photo Vocab This Week

    Numbers And Digits

    This learning unit has 23 illustrations and expressions including googol, pair, quartet, trio, triple…

    Category: Science

    Some key vocabulary for this Photo Vocab.

    • Couple
    2; a group of only two, as in a romantic relationship They make a cute couple. They said they will be gone for a couple of hours.
    • Double
    Double: 2; two of something I love the double-decker buses in London.
    • Gazillion
    Gazillion: a very large indeterminate number; variants include “bazillion” and “bajillion” Wow, there are a gazillion stars out tonight!
    • Pair
    Pair: two of something that make a unit together I just bought a new pair of shoes. They will go great with this pair of pants that I’m wearing.
    Zilch: 0; nothing I’ve got zilch, nothing, nada!

    Please accept a 7-Day FREE Trial Premium BOOSTER PASS

    Please contact us if you have any questions
    or need any help. After your 7-Day FREE Trial
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    http://goo.gl/x7JXOE

    Supawan Inbunna 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    Donald Patnaude 081-855-2701
    donald.patnaude@english-attack.com

    Teacher tools guide 2014

    • 1. The English Attack! Teacher License & Teacher Tools Guide for Teachers, Tutors and Trainers www.english-attack.com
    • 2.  A game-changing complementary resource to teacher-led classroom EFL/ESL instruction • Developed in collaboration with Teachers of English, researchers in cognitive neuroscience, and gamification experts • Designed to be 100% complementary to teacher-led classroom instruction of today’s generation of learners • Platform focus is on motivation, autonomy, and adoption of English as a cultural enabler • Entertaining, effective, and very affordable for your educational institution What is English Attack?
    • 3.  Regardless of teaching methods, improvement in language skills can only come about with frequency of exposure to – and use of – the target language. The English Attack Motivational Approach Today’s generation of learners will only practice English language skills on a truly regular and frequent basis if they are motivated to do so. Interesting, current and authentic entertainment content is a key motivator. A learning resource that features such content, regularly refreshed and packaged for learners of all levels within a motivational ecosystem, creates the conditions required for engagement and thus effective language learning. How does it work?
    • 4.  Pedagogy inspired by cognitive neuroscience Our Pedagogical Principles Based on the latest findings of cognitive neuroscience 1. Stimulation through emotion-generating entertainment content 2. Frequency of exposure and use via short, enjoyable sessions 3. Repetition leading to long-term memory retention via contextual Practice Games 4. Motivation and Progress via Challenge and Continuous Positive Feedback and Reward loops 5. Communicative language use within Global Social Network of Learners Why is it effective?
    • 5.  Getting Started Your first step is to create a User Account on English Attack! (www.english-attack.com) using your Facebook account or an e-mail address. . Be sure to validate the account by clicking the validation link sent to you via e-mail.
    • 6.  Your next step is to click on the Subscribe button, which takes you to the Price Plans page, and purchase an Independent Teacher Booster Pass (be sure to look for the “Independent Teachers” tab) If you have an Access Code given to you by your organisation, click here and type in the code, then click on the green arrow.
    • 7.  The Teacher Invitation Code The next step is to establish a teacher-student relationship with your learners. Go to the MySchool page – this is the key page for you as a teacher – and distribute the Invitation Code to your learners, asking them to use it when creating a User Account on English Attack or asking them to add it to an existing account via the “Got a Promo Code” button on the Home Page! If your learners already have a Booster Pass code, adding in this code as well establishes the teacher-learner relationship which enables you to recruit the learner into a class. If they don’t already have a Booster Pass code, using this blue code will enable them to purchase a Booster Pass (required for them to have access to Premium content) at a special 25% Educational Discount.
    • 8.  Recruiting Learners When your learners create User Accounts with your Invitation Code, they will appear in the My Students view on your MySchool page.
    • 9.  Creating Classes Once you have accumulated a roster of invited Learners, you can start to create classes. Click on Create a Class
    • 10.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License Give your class a name; and a description (e.g. Meets on Thursdays 10:30)
    • 11.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License The class “Intermediate English” has now been created. Click on it to assign Learners to it from your Learner roster.
    • 12.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License From the Class Page, select “Students”
    • 13.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License You can now add students to this class.
    • 14.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License Simply click next to each Student to add them to this class, and be sure to click on “Apply” when you are done. Students can be assigned to multiple classes. If you don’t recognize your Learners’ usernames, you can search for individual learners by e- mail address, first name, or last name.
    • 15.  Adding / Removing Students to or from a Class English Attack! Independent Teacher LicenseStudents To An Existing Class To add a Student to an existing class. To remove a Student to an existing class.
    • 16.  Assigning Content Units To A Class Go to the main Video Booster or Photo Vocab page and browse content pages to find the content units you want to assign to your Class When you see a Content Unit you wish to assign to one or more of your classes: Click on it.
    • 17.  Assigning Content Units To A Class Then click on Assign To Class
    • 18.  Assigning Content Units To A Class Choose the class or classes to which you want to assign this Content Unit (the same unit can be assigned to multiple classes) Click on SUBMIT English Attack! Independent Teacher License
    • 19.  Managing your Assignments You can choose how to communicate the assignment to the class, and make assignment comments, here. The next time you click on this Class, you will see the added Content Unit. You can add as many Content Units to a class assignment as you want. When the deadline for this assignment has passed and you want to assign new content, clear old assignment (it will be stored in “Past Assignments”) and start new assignment.
    • 20.  Checking Assignment Compliance & Scores For each Content Unit assigned, you can see who in the class has completed it, and what score they obtained.
    • 21.  Viewing Students’ Activity Stream Selected Class Activities Tab All activity on the site by students in your class, most recent first. You can comment on the activity for each item; this will be visible to the Students on this same wall.
    • 22.  Class Message Boards Selected Class Message Boards are class-specific. Anyone in the class, as well as the Teacher, can initiate a discussion or respond to a new thread. Message Board Tab
    • 23.  Student’s View
    • 24.  Student’s View: Getting Started This user is one of your Students. He or she has created an account and has created a Teacher-Learner link by using the Invitation Code given by you. You have assigned him or her to one of your Classes. As for a Teacher, the Student’s starting point is the site Home Page, and then the My School tab in the main navigation bar of every page.
    • 25.  Student’s View: Assignments Student’s Class Student’s current Assignment Once the Content Unit is completed, student can practice it with a Learning Game for long-term memorization
    • 26.  Student’s View: Activities Student can check and comment the Activities of other Students in the Class Student’s Class
    • 27.  Thank You For more information: Supawan Inbunna Marketing Partner Thailand LinkedIn Profile E-mail: Supawan Inbunna
    • 28.  Or get in touch with: Donald Patnaude Marketing Partner in Thailand LinkedIn Profile  Twitter: @ajarn_donald  E-mail: donald.patnaude@english-attack.com Phone: 081-855-2701  For more on our pedagogical principles: English Attack Thailand    Facebook: English Attack!

    Bilingualism boosts brain power | AngloINFO World: Expat Life

    Speaking more than one language keeps the brain sharp…find out more and how and where to access free language training.

    Source: blogs.angloinfo.com

    Plenty of expats will have tried to learn a new language at some point. This not only helps you integrate more quickly into your new home but as our World Blog shows, it actually makes you smarter.

    See on Scoop.itOn This Day in Thailand

    From poop to drinking water, Bill Gates drinks it to prove it is clean (video)

    In poor communities around the world, human waste gets into the drinking water causing disease & death, now a machine solves the problem by turning this waste into drinking water.

    Source: www.bangkokpost.com

    I can now sell my poop and help many people drink safe clean water and have safe clean electricity. With the profit that I will make (in my dreams) I can invite all my friends out and buy them drinks like whiskey and water (made from my poop). Bill Gates is the best.

    See on Scoop.itAjarn Donald’s Educational News

    Paris attack: Gunmen identified,one suspects surrenders, other spotted

    (Latest: Photos of two suspects released, youngest suspect surrenders, brothers seen) French anti-terror police launched a late-night raid in a northeastern city Wednesday in a frantic manhunt for three masked gunmen, two of them brothers, who killed 12 people at a satirical weekly in Paris.

    Source: www.bangkokpost.com

    Thailand should learn some valuable lessons from this Tragedy. The Thai government or anyone for this matter has the right to restrict the Freedom of Speech. I do say now that everyone has the right to speak about the royal family or any matter that they wish. I call on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha 
    to wake up and give everyone the rights and freedoms granted to them at birth. 

     

    The French, Americans, British, Australians etc. will not accept controls over their rights given to them at birth, from anyone/any government including Thailand.

    See on Scoop.itAjarn Donald’s Educational News

    The Ajarn Daily

    The Ajarn Daily, by Donald Patnaude: Founded in December 2001 by Donald Patnaude & Supawan Inbunna. Donald had just arrived in November 2001 for what was to be his sixth and final visit to Thailand. He ended up staying and teaching.

    Source: paper.li

    The Ajarn Daily, by Donald Patnaude: Founded in December 2001 by Donald Patnaude & Supawan Inbunna. Donald had just arrived in November 2001 for what was to be his sixth and final visit to Thailand. He ended up staying and teaching.

    See on Scoop.itAjarn Donald’s Educational News

    Asean Economic Community 2015: Ready or not, here it comes

    Goal of single Asean market with gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.5 trillion & trade of $1 trillion will take many years, achieved gradually, step by step, sector by sector.

    Source: www.bangkokpost.com

    On paper, no one doubts the potential of a single market with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.5trillion and intra-regional trade of $1 trillion. But reaching the full potential the AEC offers could take many years.

    See on Scoop.itAjarn Donald’s Educational News

    ETT Google Jamboree

    The EdTechTeacher Google for Education Jamboree or ETT Google Jam will bring together innovative educators from all over to learn about leveraging the power of google to enhancing student learning. The event will be February 27 2015 at the Cambridge Google HQ.

    Source: www.ettgoogle.org

    EdTechTeacher Google Jamboree is limited to 200 attendees. Please fill out the application form below by January 7th and tell us how you will make 2015 the best year for student learning! We are looking for motivated teachers and leaders to join the ETT Google Jamboree. We hope it will be you so APPLY TODAY!

    See on Scoop.itAjarn Donald’s Educational News