It isn't easy to get students speaking sometimes. But it is well worth it! It is truly the road towards a fluent, confident speaker of English.
I remember when first confronted with a "silent" class. They were really passive and not willing to speak. After lots of trial and error I finally came into class…
Teaching English as a second language doesn’t have to be difficult at all. With the invention of modern technological facilities, life has been made much easier for language instructors. In the short discussion, we will be looking at how to make use of technology in ESL classrooms.
Our aim as English as a second language instructor is to help our students enjoy learning English so as to become effective speakers.
There are a few ways you can teach ESL…
Just a quick mid month email about some recent resources posted or forthcoming events. If you missed our October newsletter, you can find it HERE.
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EFL Classroom 2.0 has gone through so many changes over the last 7 years of its existence. But there have been some constants. Always updated. A deep quantity of resources. A personal touch. Inspiration. Unparalleled curation. Sharing.
Yet with such a wide and deep social network, the question constantly arises…Continue
I always like to catch the attention of my students and make lessons memorable. In fact, it is by packaging our lessons in this way that we enable a lot of long term memory activation and "real" learning to happen. (here's a nice read about this salient fact)
I read a lot about the "new paradigm" that is occurring in education. There is a lot for us teachers and particularly those in leadership positions to think about.
I really do hear some things repeated over and over again - that I just won't buy into. I don't believe the hype. These ideas seem so obvious and so clear that to me, they must be a lie. Reality is crooked and operates on her own…
Here are a few "search" tips and places you can immediately access to find what you want/need.
1. Use either the main page search bar at the top right of every page or…Continue
Browse the submissions below ( click the pic to start - click the ticket to gain entry and read).
The next edition will be hosted by Vicki Hollett and its about video lessons! Submit your entries by Oct. 31st …Continue
David Brooks is a guy I love to read. He thinks and sees deeper than the usual commentators out there. He's sensitive to those things we can't measure but which matter greatly - plus he's lucid in both his speaking and writing.
In this video lecture about his latest book:…Continue
This post is further to my well visited …Continue