Search Results for 'Applied linguistics'

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Literacy classes for children with dyslexia

The Galway branch of the Dyslexia Association of Ireland runs literacy classes for children assessed as being dyslexic on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 5pm to 7pm and on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12 noon in Tirellan Heights primary school. Specially trained teachers are available who teach the children in small groups. These classes were previously held at the Galway Educate Together school.

Being happy to read can transform a student’s school years

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An early dislike to reading by a child can so easily be glossed over, either as a personality trait, maybe by always being seen as a busy child, or simply, as a parent, you never had a great love of reading or words yourself when at school – or even now. And so the dislike can first be dismissed, and later ignored, the consequences of which can lead to later distress and regret. 

When school and grinds cannot work

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Welcome to the March edition of how the brain works and what affects its performance. Success in school today can be vital to your child’s future, so if your child has a learning, speech, phonics, reading, or language problem, etc, school can prove to be difficult, even with grinds.

New product helps children and adults with speech and language difficulties

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A new product launched by a County Galway company aims to help children and adults with speech and language difficulties.

Language school for children enrolling now

Headstart Children’s Language School was co-founded by Michelle Collins and Christina Rock, who both are highly qualified language teaching tutors. The children’s language classes are held at the Parish Centre, Castlebar, and tutors Michelle and Christina offer the following advice:

First international language conference at NUI Galway

NUI Galway will host it’s first International Language Conference entitled Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning on 10 to 11 December 2010.

First international language conference at NUI Galway

NUI Galway will host it’s first International Language Conference entitled Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning on 10 to 11 December 2010.

Learn about music

If you are an adult looking to develop an appreciation for music and would like to be able to read and understand music then a course taking place in the Westport College of Further Education may be for you.

New course for children with Dyslexia and learning difficulties

An innovative service for children struggling with Dyslexia and other learning difficulties is about to be launched in Kilkenny.

Dyslexia still misunderstood in Midlands

Nearly a quarter of the people surveyed in the Midlands (23 per cent) believe dyslexia affected your ability to tell colours apart, according to research published this week.

 

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