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Picture Telling in ESL Teaching

I’d like to start with one thing, perhaps, many of us do most of the time – repetition.

“Repeat after me… Say it again… Good… Repeat after me…” 1,229 more words


Wordwall with young learners

I wrote an overview of Wordwall last year. Here’s a more practical example of how I actually use Wordwall, rather than just as a load of games… Well, still as a load of games actually, just in a more purposeful way! 809 more words


Easily Confused Words: Defense vs. Defenestrate

Defense and defenestrate 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. 301 more words

Easily Confused Words

The Beginner's Guide To Teaching Abroad

Whether it’s a genuine passion, or a way to add a little adventure to one’s life, teaching abroad has become a massive millennial trend. It’s now relatively easy to find a job teaching English as a second language (ESL) in countries around the world. 1,535 more words

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Plurale Tantum | English Grammar

What do we call words that have no singular form?

Plurale tantum is a noun that appears only in the plural and doesn’t ordinarily have a singular form (for example,  365 more words


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

*Save The Date*
Join us for a tour of The Cliff Jordan Continuing Education Center at Tillman House and enjoy Garry’s famous BBQ for lunch. 6 more words

Continuing Education

How to teach any type of class

Tips and tricks from a first-time teaching assistant

Working abroad this year as a language assistant in Spain has, ironically, taught me a lot. I quickly learnt from my ‘observation week’ that Spanish kids can be rowdy and childish, but for the right reason: they want to learn. 610 more words