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The Best Day Hikes in China

When you move to China as an English teacher, it’s easy to get swept up in the culture (and you should)! Studying the language, finding the best parties in your new city, receiving affordable massages, eating…


Added by GoldStarTEFLRecruitment on December 28, 2017 at 4:30 — 3 Comments

Teaching Word Choice with Literature

Teach elementary students lessons about word choice through children's literature.

Look to your classroom library for help with various Language Arts lessons including vocabulary and different word types such as onomatopoeia and alliteration. When teaching with literature, you will encourage students to not only learn your lessons, but to learn to enjoy reading as well. For students who are too young to read the book choices, take the opportunity to read aloud to them.…


Added by Alice Cooper on November 8, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Top elearning tools every ESL teacher needs to use

ESL teachers face the unique challenge of working with students who speak English as a second language. This linguistic divide can make it more difficult for both students and teachers, occasionally leading to frustration and damaging the teacher-student relationship.

Because of this, many ESL…


Added by Olivia on July 19, 2017 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

7 Ways to Improve Your English Teaching Skills

Being an English Teacher is not an easy job. First, you have to start by…


Added by Ethan Dunwill on April 23, 2017 at 22:03 — 2 Comments

Online English Teaching – Making it Work

Years ago, I took a correspondence course. I don’t even remember the school that offered it. I only knew that I had to get the course in, in order to graduate on time, and I couldn’t fit it into my class schedule. It was the worst educational…


Added by Luisa Brenton on November 7, 2016 at 12:29 — No Comments


The boy built the castle bit by bit using just sand, water and a plastic bucket.

Have you ever heard the word…


Added by Robbie on September 16, 2016 at 16:56 — 19 Comments


Since I received a lot of encouraging comments about a grammar topic in one of my blogs a few months ago, I couldn’t help myself sharing with you another lesson that’d be useful in your writing.

Alright, what comes to your mind when you hear a grammatical term such as an appositive? Do you have…


Added by Robbie on August 26, 2016 at 17:00 — 23 Comments





Added by MARY on April 7, 2016 at 20:20 — 8 Comments

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Teaching : a rewarding or sucking jobs?

As a child I never dreamed of becoming a teacher. I had always wanted to be a soldier, a job which is upheld highly by my extended family. Soldier is regarded as an asset for society and family in my neighborhood. When I was in the first year of university, a friend told me that the Indonesian military academy opened…


Added by yeri ekomunajat on October 17, 2015 at 6:00 — 3 Comments

Separating work and personal life

When your business is an online service, such as teaching, how do you separate personal life from work life?

As an online teacher, teaching students from countries all around the world in different time zones, how can you teach students unless you make yourself available at all times of the day and night, including the weekends?

What do you do about students who subsequently become from your friends, or at least, friendly? Do you still segregate them or add them to your…


Added by on November 21, 2014 at 11:00 — 4 Comments

About Halina’s approach to teaching/learning languages


In my opinion, introducing new techniques and approaches to language learning seem to be relevant these days.  This is why we, language teachers have to understand the implication of learners’ development to the need for lifelong language education. Therefore, communication skills should be worked on continuously.

 Firstly, teachers should introduce the new possibilities and reflect on engaging students in lifelong language learning. Secondly, teachers should look into the…


Added by Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan on May 12, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments

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Added by Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan on February 4, 2014 at 22:06 — No Comments

How long does it take to speak a language?

I believe that learning a foreign language is an established training. I've spent my whole life working on mastering languages.

We have to practice every day and should communicate with natives as often as possible.

If we do not have the time or a chance, we will lose our conversational skills.

They say practice makes perfect; whatever I think about this slogan, it seems to be true.

At the same time, I am aware of the fact that I will never speak like a native.



Added by Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan on December 29, 2013 at 11:17 — 6 Comments

TOEFL iBT-- Reading Strategies

Hello ESL learners!

I've been certified in not only teaching ESL, but also in preparing for the TOEFL iBT.

If you are taking this lengthy test, the idea is that you already know English. That is to say: when preparing for the iBT, you should expect to be trained on the exam's layout and its' strategies. Conversely, you should NOT expect to be taught English.

There is, however, time for grammar review and things like that, but you need to already know English.



Added by Teacher Karley on December 9, 2013 at 22:15 — 1 Comment

Will you share with me?

Nowadays, i have been craved to obtain any kind of informations related to how to make an interactive class? I am the one whose current job, as an english tutor, specialized in public speaking, and that's my part-time job actually, also i am quite newbie in such leading a class. I believe that, many of users…


Added by Anonymous on October 27, 2013 at 16:52 — 1 Comment

ESP is not usually for Beginners

This blog post discusses ESP as a type of English class. The blog is not at a beginner level and will be too difficult for beginners unless you take your time using your dictionary and the vocabulary words at the end. I do hope that upper intermediate readers will be able to understand this topic easily.

ESP stands for English for Specific Purposes.  It is sometimes called English for Special Purposes which means the same. 



Added by Mr. Bob on April 13, 2013 at 13:30 — 5 Comments

My First Year of Teaching is …

a. a mess

b. full of…


Added by Julia on August 26, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

The Learning English Video Project - Your Feedback

I will be doing a presentation on The Learning English Video Project next week, and I need YOUR help. I need some feedback about the films and materials. My presentation will be in an online conference called The Virtual Round Table. If you teach English, or are interested in TLEVP, please come to the presentation! Check…


Added by Tara Benwell on April 12, 2012 at 16:00 — 11 Comments

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