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Oh Captain! My Captain! Weird Stuff I've Started Doing Since I Graduated CELTA

Getting ESL brainache: One of my buddies said “Aloha” the other day and I just held up my hand and said “please don’t do this to me” because now I hear a word in a foreign language, or a slightly incorrect or even just a bit of an unnatural word order and my brain starts up this military process of  WE HAVE A HAWAIIAN IN THE HOUSE !WHAT LEARNER LEVEL IS THIS? 466 more words


Resources to Help You Use Games Effectively in the ESL/EFL Classroom


Have you ever incorporated games in your ESL classroom? Do you always think of implementing engaging activities that also meet the lesson objectives? Why not try games? 331 more words


3 Surefire Resources That Will Make You Pronounce English Better and Faster

American English is one of the most popular and sought-after dialects among ESL learners. Many students who start learning English in high school or college usually sing the blues because they can’t pronounce English properly.  264 more words


Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please? Why the NYC Metro is a good source for ESL learners living in New York.

Many students do not realize the fact that they can learn English while they are riding the NYC train. There are a lot of interesting materials on the ride that can help them improve their language. 367 more words


#PBL Zone - The 1to1

It’s been quite a ride these last three months – didn’t do much on the blog, or nothing more like, decided instead to focus on 1) the students and our combined efforts to take learning forward and 2) a lot on myself (but that’s a different story and post altogether). 474 more words


Missions Possible; From typing to handwriting

Thoughts and experiments within my 1-to-1 course with Nick, 15, preparing for a C2 examination.

I find handwriting quite liberating and sometimes it feels like the words know exactly where to fall, almost like my brain has nothing to do with it. 717 more words