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Your Next Pair of Adidas Sneakers Could Be Made By a Robot Near You — TIME

Automation, robots and new technologies. My dear students (class  5) READ THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE and then tell me what you think about automation in a broad sense. 99 more words


Easily Confused Words: Carry-On vs. Carrion

Carry-on and carrion are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 240 more words

Easily Confused Words

Krabitual Adventures (part 1 of 2)

Ah, the first blog post, known worldwide for being the hardest one to write. What’s my voice? Who are my audience? Who gives a shit? And where to start after I landed just over five weeks ago? 503 more words

To Be + Subject Pronoun

Teaching grammar to young learners can be quite a challenge, especially if the students’ first language is not English.  The verb “to be” is probably the first verb every students learn in their English subject. 621 more words


Writing English as a Polyglot

by Hong-My Basrai

When we finally left communist Vietnam, my father said: “Never look back.” His words had a finality to them. They stuck in my twenty-two-year-old mind, and so I began my never looking back process, starting with learning to communicate predominantly in English. 677 more words

Easy DIY Lesson Materials for Toddlers

When I first found out that I would be teaching 1 and 2 year olds, it’s fair to say I was perplexed.I found myself in my room at 10pm the night before frantically googling things like ‘Can 1 year olds talk?’ and ‘toddler finger puppet choking hazard?’. 546 more words