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Two things that happened today

I want to tell you about two interesting things that happened today.

My first class of the day is with my boss’s son. I’m teaching him reading skills, writing, and presentation skills in preparation to enter a high school in New Zealand. 485 more words


10th Annual Conference of BAAL LLT SIG 2014

posted by Jürgen Kurtz, Justus Liebig University (JLU) Giessen, Germany

The 10th Annual Conference of BAALSIG LLT 2014 (The British Association for Applied Linguistics, Special Interest Group: Language Learning and Teaching) will be held on July 3-4, 2014, hosted by The School of Education, University of Leeds, UK. 480 more words

Foreign Language Education

Happy Easter from Tti! Here is how we celebrate Easter here at Tti and in the UK!

Easter is in the air here at Tti.  We’ve got Easter eggs and pastel decorations dotting every corner of the school!

Easter weekend means a 4-day weekend for the Tti team!   437 more words

Tti School Of English

Archive: CELTA at IH Budapest - acquiring a TEFL safety net

I taught English for two years in Japan, what seems like a very long time ago. I’ve also taught one-to-one, on and off, for four years. 612 more words


More 'fun' with Used To

(To follow on from my previous lesson – here)

The day after I first introduced this grammar point I wanted to see how much of it had stuck and, more importantly, whether students could correctly use it in writing. 81 more words

Lesson Ideas

Toasted Calendar

Toasted Calendar is a calendar of writing prompts created by a site called Toasted Cheese, a literary journal and writing community based in North America. 50 more words

Language Learning

How did it get so late so soon?

Despite its questionable grammar and lack of apostrophes, I like the Dr. Seuss poem above. It highlights a common difficulty faced by many teachers.