Stocks. Peak was Friday 29th April rather than May/June as I forecast last quarter. The day before the peak I sent out a tweet that said: A fun prediction. My call is that US stock market topped yesterday. Won’t see this level again for more than ten years. See it here on 28th April: http://twitter.com/#!/PaulEmmersonCom… Read more »
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Here is a variation on an old classic for higher level students. Take a short quote by a famous business person, translate it into L1, then have another student take the L1 version and translate it back into English. Compare the original English quote with the second version.
Asking the student to write down a statement and then repeatedly asking ‘Why?’ or ‘So What?’ leads to a great discussion. This is then very good preparation for homework report writing.
101 marketing quotes in the form of a Powerpoint presentation. All modern, with an internet/social media theme. Great warmers that can lead on to fuller discussions.
Here is a piece taken from the site of an American copywriter (Robbie Hyman) that gives 7 tips for writing emails. This would be a good reference document for working with students on email style and content.