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It works in practice: a medley of metacognition, TV games and more
It works in practice: big brother mistakes, colour-coded cooperation and more
It works in practice: speed talking, talking clothes and more
It works in practice: problem, what problem?, back to black and more
It works in practice: use my word and poll position
It work in practice: you say melón and I say melon and more
You say melón and I say melon: In the famous song ‘Let’s call the whole thing off’, the singer compares lots of words which are spelt the same in American and British English but pronounced differently, such as tomato: /tP÷meâtPŸ/ (American English); /tP÷mG*tPŸ/ (British English). Working on a similar principle, this game focuses on stress patterns of English words and implicitly contrasts them with cognate equivalents in the learners’ own language ...