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The Importance of Keeping Classroom Notes

We have all had that time when we had planned a lesson and thought to ourselves it would be a fantastic class, with students working around, discussing and very excited about the subject. 460 more words


An active way of looking at the passive

In class this week the 3èmes had the “pleasure” of tasting some yummy English sauces, after looking at some specific vocab (molasses, cauliflower, yeast, etc) they completed a worksheet saying what they thought the sauce was made of and more importantly what they thought it was eaten with. 57 more words

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Speed Work in the Reading Classroom

Yesterday, I went on a beautiful fall walk with a friend who happens to be a personal trainer. I told her I like to jog slowly. 1,013 more words


Popcorn, sponges & trophies: SVS Carnival 2017

SVS volunteer English teacher Kely shares her experience of the school’s 2017 Carnival celebration.

Words by Kely Sarmiento

Term started again in July and, with it, our thoughts quickly turned to the event which we would put on for the students. 681 more words

The SVS Teaching Experience

FUTURE PREDICTION: There won’t be a single thing that won’t be COMMUNICATED through ENGLISH

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This may we already be the case, not sure, but for the future it is a certainty. No matter how many Chinese or Indians are born – Mandarin or Hindi will never be able to reach the kind of global communication presence as English. 655 more words


Current Events Round-Up: Friday the 13th

Want to read about Friday the 13th in your ESL class today? Here are some links to a few different news stories about Friday the 13th. 141 more words