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Genea



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Date registered 07.07.2011
Last online: 07.12.2011
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07.10.2011
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Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:27 pm | jump to post

Oh, yes. I've received my fair share of rejection letters, and I know the many variables that can play a part...Maybe envious is not the right word....because it's not envious in a bad way. Admiration would be closer...just because I love beautiful language and think I have the discrimination to appreciate it even when I can't always produce it myself. I'm not sure that working harder is always the solution though practice does make a huge difference. I recently read The Outliers, which gives e...
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Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:18 am | jump to post

I have the opposite problem; my sentences are too short. It bothers me since I should certainly be able to put together a complex sentence, being an English teacher. The reason I write such short sentences, I suppose, is that for 29 years I taught students in grades 1-8 and for the last 11 years, I have been teaching adults for whom English is not their first language. I've done a lot of curriculum writing, creating materials for these very same kinds of students, so brevity and clarity are emb...

07.09.2011
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Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:37 am | jump to post

Very nicely done, Miranda. I've admired your writing on Astrodienst many times. This is my first post and, actually, I just want to see if I get to be a butterfly. "Genea"



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