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
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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
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
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
”Students keep asking me, how do I do this? But I’ve just explained it, for like the third time.”
”They get excited when I show something on the whiteboard, but it’s only for about as long as the class lasts. 731 more words