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Start the year with your best foot forward by getting your TESOL Certificate with Jakarta Language Academy.

And where better to do it than the STUNNING Indonesian Island of Bali, known to the locals as Island of the Gods! 17 more words


New article: Perceptions of ESL Program Management in Canadian Higher Education: A Qualitative Case Study

I’m pleased to share my latest article, which has been published in the International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research.


ESL programs at post-secondary institutions must often generate revenue in addition to teaching students English. 286 more words


Thinking about teaching English abroad? Here's 5 things to consider before you go

Exploring the world by teaching English may sound like a dream, and in many ways, it is. You get to see the world while making money… 576 more words


When Germans say their English is 'not so good'...

They’re lying!!!!

OK, maybe they’re not lying, but they’re confused. I’ve been teaching English privately for a few months in Germany. I mostly teach kids and sometimes adults. 399 more words

Living Abroad

Pacifist Peas #ESOL

In my first ever post on this blog, I talked about how I teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). I mentioned a then-recent student who, when I would say “I’ve got an ear-ache”, would say it back to me as, “I vee be gooser you-near-eck”. 444 more words


WordWorm- Measuring Your Learners' Vocab Size.

A size of 8,000- 9,000 word-family vocabulary┬áis needed for comprehension of written text like reading the newspaper and a novel. In many school systems, we gauge a learner’s language ability through grading, but knowing a learner’s… 417 more words


MoveIt- Learning Walls, Learning Tables

ESL teachers are a creative bunch, won’t you say? And a multi-tasking one.

If you’re in a public system like me, chances are you’re also preparing your ESL lessons… 485 more words