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Discuss selecting a model variety of English for ESL, EFL classroom.

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It is true that, in order to achieve a good success rate in the EFL/ESL classroom teachers should select a model variety of English to ensure that the type of EL that is being taught reunites the most universal and general characteristics as possible. For this reason, some educators prefer to use what they call the "network" English. This type of English is called "network" because its usage is as free of colloquialisms as possible, much like the newscasters use in their networks to tell the news.

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