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Present Progressive Go Fish

As a language teacher, I’m always trying to find ways for my students to practice English in an interactive and interesting way. This activity is a card game which gets students to practice asking questions in the present progressive. 26 more words


Interview with an EFL Teacher: Charlotte

When I first started teaching English abroad, I had no idea that it would turn into my career, and I don’t think I’m alone in that. 775 more words

Reading Aloud: English for Spanish

Reading aloud is good for everyone.  It helps you to develop expression in your spoken voice, it helps you to modulate your tone and give more variety to your speech. 264 more words

A 2017 International Move

This year’s travel will be taking on a whole new dimension for me.  I’ll be selling everything off, packing the rest in boxes, filling two suitcases, and moving to Vietnam. 166 more words

The Art of Smile and Nod

I read Joanna Malefaki’s post on Disciplining Adult Learners, and was immediately inspired to write my own thoughts on the topic. You see, we spend a lot of time talking about how to manage challenging behaviour in our young learner classes… but much as we shy away from admitting it, challenging behaviour happens from time to time in adult classes too. 1,333 more words

Interview with an EFL Teacher: Allison

One of my many plans for The Best Ticher this year is to showcase some other voices, not just my own. After all, I’m not the only EFL teacher out there! 499 more words


"How Filming Lessons Could Completely Change Professional Development": Modern English Teacher

The latest article published in Modern English Teacher focuses more on the latest filming that I have focused more in the past few months. Have a read to find out a bit more how teachers could film their classes for their own personal CPD as well as sharing ideas with out English teaching professionals from around the world. 102 more words

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