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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.

Help Me Celebrate 1 Million Views: 5 Days Till #Christmas #MondayBlogs #MerryChristmas #Xmas #ASMSG

Welcome to the celebration. It’s five days until Christmas, and I’m celebrating an early Christmas gift. I’m celebrating one million page views on this blog. That’s incredible, amazing, and for me, mindboggling. I can’t even count to one million…well, if … Continue reading

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#MerryChristmas! Books Make Great #XmasGifts! #ASMSG #Christmas #Presents #MondayBlogs

Books make great gifts. Why? According to a very wise man: “Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them.” Books inspire us, motivate us, thrill us, and most importantly, help us to be better people. So, … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Anyone who is good at #German learns #English better #IARTG #edchat #eslchat #ukedchat #cpchat #edcamp #T4US #Xmas #Christmas

There is a lively ongoing debate in the field of second language acquisition as to whether (i) a “sensitive” period of bilingual language development really exists, and, if it does, (ii) what are its age boundaries (Flege, Yeni-Komshian and Liu, … Continue reading

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#MondayBlogs: Feliz Navidad! #MerryChristmas! #Xmas Countdown => 33 Days Until Christmas! #ASMSG

There are only 33 days until Christmas! Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? Give someone you love a book this Christmas. Pavarotti,Carreras,Domingo – Feliz Navidad (We Wish You A Merry Christmas) Bought a #Kindle 4 #Xmas? Make sure 2 … Continue reading

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#BookReview of: “The Last #Vestal #Virgin” by Lorraine Carey #ASMSG #IARTG

History meets mystery… “The Last Vestal Virgin“, by Lorraine Carey, skillfully merges the historical, the paranormal, and the mysterious into an unforgettable tale. Right from the beginning, the reader is provided with the background information that will prove essential to … Continue reading

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#ASMSG #Teaching #Academic #Writing: Problematization of Teaching

Problematization of Teaching November 17, 2014 By Dr. Joyce Knudsen “We realized that if we could represent practice, then the possibilities for investigating and communicating about teaching and learning-by different communities-would be enhanced. Although others wanted to highlight our practice, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Caught and Beat #Ebola Hits the Road to Donate #Blood, Dispel #Myths #ASMSG

By Caroline Chen Nov 6, 2014 This article first appeared on Bloomberg.com Just two weeks after Kent Brantly, the first person to be treated on U.S. soil for Ebola, walked out of Emory University Hospital cured of the deadly virus, … Continue reading

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Is #Ebola Going To Kill You? Top 10 Causes of #Death Worldwide #ASMSG

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Ebola has grabbed all the headlines, but HIV still remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease – killing nearly the same number of people every day that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has so far … Continue reading

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Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh Sacrificed Her Life To Save #Nigeria From #Ebola #ASMSG #WHO #CDC

This post first appeared on The Accra Report By AccraReport Staff @accrareport September 14, 2014 President Mahama Attends Memorial Service of Ebola Victim Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh A requiem mass was held at the Christ the King Church on Friday, … Continue reading

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#IamaLiberianNotaVirus: Liberian-American Woman’s Powerful Video Slams Misdirected #Ebola Stigma! #CrushEbolaNow #ASMSG

This post first appeared on ThinkProgress. A Liberian-American woman filmed a now-viral video to challenge xenophobic attitudes in light of Ebola’s proliferation. With the slogan “I am a Liberian, not a virus,” Shoana Solomon sheds light on the recent stigmatization … Continue reading

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