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Teaching Vocabulary in Context

At a recent training Dr. Jon Collins provided the article “Forget Word Lists: Vocabulary Lessons Start With Context” by Liana Heitin. ¬†Outlining best practices in vocabulary instruction, she reiterates the ineffectiveness of word lists and “drill and kill” strategies and advocates for teacher vocabulary in context. 122 more words



fustian–adjective: ornate speech or writing promoting self-importance.

Senator Gladhand couldn’t resist delivering one of his typical¬†fustian graduation speeches.


The most repeated words: "I like it"

Learn 10 new ways of saying it “I like it” withou saying “I like it” 341 more words


Having Fun Writing Poetry

Ecuador TEFL PCV Miranda Duncan shares her intriguing approach to making writing poetry fun using the cinquain poem as a model. 27 more words


Online Vocabulary Sites

PCVs use a variety of methods to help teachers and students increase their vocabulary. Ecuadorian teachers and college students hoping to study abroad often must take English fluency tests that require knowledge of specific terms and words. 120 more words