– not yet another formula – There is much discussion around how to deliver feedback. Some talk about the sandwich approach, others believe in going straight to the point, and a few dress cruelty up as honesty and have lots of fun making mean comments on other people’s work or performance. When somebody is receivingContinue reading “Giving [good] feedback”
Teaching ESL as a speaker of other languages may be a daunting but rewarding experience. Read on for a take on teaching in Canada.
There is constant demand for qualified teachers in countries such as Canada. Read on to find out what it is like to teach ESL in Canada.
Ever thought of teaching abroad? Well, first of all, where exactly? Have you ever thought about it? Read on for some ideas.
Having experienced the English language in so many different places has taught me a few things. One of them is that it is like bottomless coffee. Read on to learn why.
A brief intro Skip to The importance of cultural awareness in the classroom My first experience ever in a language school was as a novice teacher. Actually, it was more as a Journalism student who needed a part-time job and happened to speak good English than as a teacher per se. This was over 20Continue reading “Cultural Awareness in classroom management”
At some point in your learning journey, there will be a moment where you will believe you have reached a good level of English. However, this is not the end of your journey, it’s a new beginning.
As soon as any student starts their journey towards becoming a speaker of English, a couple of pre-made sentences, a learner’s ‘toolkit’, is handed them. Statements such as “I am (name)” or “my name is (name)” are the tip of the iceberg. Soon after students are presented with the predictable and unskippable “he is”, “sheContinue reading “The social impact of ‘Where are you from?’”