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Forms of Creativity and Crisis Management: Adaptive and Innovative Approaches

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Forms of Creativity

Adaptive Creativity: the form of creativity that transfers and applies existing forms of thinking and problem solving to new scenarios or different situations.

  • Incremental changes

  • Thinks "inside the box"

  • Solve problems by improving, adapting and refining current ways of thinking

  • Linear, disciplinary approach

Innovative Creativity: a form of creativity that generates new forms of thinking, addressing problems from an unusual perspective.

  • Radical changes

  • Thinks "outside the box"

  • Solves problems by breaking, modifying and replacing current ways of thinking

  • Divergent, interdisciplinary approach

Unit 5.7: Crisis Management and Contingency Planning

WHAT IS A CRISIS? An unexpected event which generates a negative impact on the organization

TRIGGERS/... Continue reading "Forms of Creativity and Crisis Management: Adaptive and Innovative Approaches" »

Bulkcan CrossFit Box Marketing Plan

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Introduction to Bulkcan

Bulkcan is a new and emergent CrossFit box that prides itself on close and personal treatment as its unique selling point (U.S.P). This is the marketing plan that has been developed for the company.

Location

The decision was made to place Bulkcan in Arrigorriaga, near the Arratia valley. This location was chosen due to the lack of competition nearby, presenting an opportunity for the CrossFit box. However, the strict laws and low chances of receiving a subvention are challenges to be faced.

Client Acquisition

As a new company, Bulkcan will not be initially well-known, posing a potential lack of clients. To address this, an ad campaign targeting 20-30 year olds, as indicated by our surveys, will be launched. This campaign... Continue reading "Bulkcan CrossFit Box Marketing Plan" »

oral skills

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7THE ORAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE. THE COMPLEXITY OF THE GLOBAL LISTENING COMPREHENSION: FROM HEARING TO ACTIVE, SELECTIVE UNDERSTANDING. MOVING INTO SPEECH: FROM IMITATION TO FREE PRODUCTION.

INDEX

0. INTRODUCTION

 1. ORAL LANGUAGE

 1.1. Characteristics of oral language

1.2. Pedagogical implications

1.3. Interdependence of oral skills

 2. THE COMPLEXITY OF GLOBAL LISTENING COMPREHENSION: FROM HEARING TO ACTIVE, SELECTIVE UNDERSTANDING.

       2.1. The skill of listening

       2.2. Listening material (input)

       2.3. From hearing to active, selecting understanding

   3. MOVING INTO SPEECH: FROM IMITATION TO FREE PRODUCTION.

        3.1. The skill of speaking

        3.2. Materials for speaking

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Application for Skyair Staff Position

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Dear Ms. Stone

I am writing in response to your advertisement for staff to work in Skyair. I believe that I would be a suitable candidate for the programme.

In your advert, you mentioned that you are looking for candidates who can speak English and another language. I have experience working in a hotel where I spoke English, French, and Spanish fluently. I am willing to participate in an intensive language class, and I am scheduled to attend the first class next week. Your advert also mentioned that you are seeking students with lively and friendly personalities. I enjoy meeting new people and can easily communicate with individuals of all ages.

I would be grateful if you would consider me for a position in the industry as I have a lot to contribute... Continue reading "Application for Skyair Staff Position" »

Benefits of Having Siblings and Challenges of Being an Only Child

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Benefits of Having Siblings

  • Siblings promote physical activity, reducing the likelihood of obesity.
  • Parents save money by handing down and sharing items between children.
  • Being an only child can enhance imagination and sociability.

Challenges of Being an Only Child

  • Only children may feel lonely without close school friends or during family crises.
  • Caring for elderly parents can be more stressful for only children.

Grammar

    • I have been helping.
    • I was trying.
    • I took.
    • They had already disappeared.
    • It is going to sell.
    • I will be attending.
    • I will have finished.
    • They are holding.
    • I will call.
    • How long has it been since you swapped with a Canadian family?
    • When did your daughter learn to surf?
    • What have you been doing some research about?
    • Does your flight leave at 22:
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Subject to subject raising with to clauses

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PASSIVES STRUCT: way to adjust language to informational need - allow us to present the PATIENT affected as old info at the beginning of the clause 

PASSIVE CLAUSES: Syntactic func aligned with the semantic roles (the actor or agent )in active and (the patient) in passive. 
Info packaging: generally the subj comes first and the obj or interna compl later. As in English the subj represent old info 
By-phrase FOCUS on the agent. REHEMATHIC: Agent/ event/ circumstance 
LEXICAL RESTRIC:  (X) resemble, equal, fit, lack, mind, boats, resemble, weigh
GET PASSIVES: passives aux BE, there is also passive with get instead of be / get passives in interr and negat require dummy aux DO 
ADJ PASSIVES: Be can be followed by an adj and sometimes adj are formed
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Effective Strategies for Teaching Reading, Speaking, Writing, and Listening Skills

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How to Teach the Four Skills: Reading, Speaking, Writing, and Listening

a) How to Teach ReadingActually there are three stages in teaching reading:

  • Pre-reading: In this stage, the teacher starts by contextualizing the topic of the reading process by using proverbs, quotes, pictures, videos, or short discussions, etc. Then, move to explain vocabulary items that students may encounter in the text. After that, he asks for their predictions about the topic of the text they are going to read.
  • While-reading: Teacher gives the text to students and asks them to read it silently and check their predictions (this process called skimming). Then the teacher asks them to read again to answer the comprehension questions (this process called scanning).
  • Post-reading:
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Latitude of the position

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To Whom it may concern:


My Name is Julito Maraña. I have a degree in Marketing from Uniovi in 2008.
I am Writing with regards to a job position as Head of I.T. That I saw in today´s Newspaper.
As You can see in my CV, I have driving license and a B2 in English and French. Also I have my own car.
My Personal skills include being fast learner and good at multitasking.
I don’t mind working shifts or at any time.
I´m Available at any time for a job interview.
I Thank you for your time and look forward to hearing from you.
Best Regards,
Julito



Invention by experience

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To the Director:To the Hiring Manager


Thank you for considering my application for the position of English Teacher at the Oakary Academy in Dublin. I believe I am an exceptionally good fit for the position.

As you will see from the enclosed résumé, I have experience in teaching and coaching children since workingI worked as a basketball coach forduring one year with children from nine to 12 years old, and I have also worked as a leisure time instructor with kids aged 5 to 6 for during two months. My further experience with children arises from my I also have experience dealing with kids due to I have a diploma as free time instructor and during my internship I worked with older children aged 12 to 14 in a summer camp. Moreover, this year I

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Effective Assessment Methods for Writing Skills: Guided Dictation and Collaborative Learning

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Guided dictation is an effective way to assess the skill of writing. It challenges students' listening comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, and spelling abilities. The process encourages active engagement and provides immediate feedback, enhancing writing proficiency. Moreover, guided dictation promotes language acquisition by exposing learners to authentic spoken language. Collaborative learning can be assessed effectively through peer evaluation, promoting self-reflection and fairness. Formative assessment aims to inform and guide teaching and learning, while summative assessment measures overall mastery. Continuous assessment provides ongoing feedback and supports learning throughout the process. TEFL benefits from informal assessments, promoting... Continue reading "Effective Assessment Methods for Writing Skills: Guided Dictation and Collaborative Learning" »