If you've ever considered moving to another country, a popular choice to make money while your there is to become an English teacher. I've been teaching English in China for around 6 months now, and I can tell you there are definitely a lot of good things about living and working in China and also a lot of bad.
Dec 23, 2010
Classroom Materials 3398 Views
Flash cards remain one of the best tools for memorizing and learning information. The most common way to create flashcards is to use paper index cards.
Dec 20, 2010
Career Development 3233 Views
The field of ESL for adults is booming. Even so, it is barely able to keep pace with the ever-growing needs in today’s world.
Registration for English courses at international language institutes (Wall Street, Berlitz etc.) is at an all-time high while locally owned language schools and chains are mushrooming all over the globe.
Alongside all of this, ESL for adults is witnessing an exciting trend: The rise of the personal trainer.
Dec 18, 2010
Classroom Management 4894 Views
No matter what age we are, conflict in life is inevitable. Two toddlers will want to play with the same toy and refuse to share it; elementary students will have conflict with teachers as they try to enforce school rules and encourage appropriate classroom behavior; high school students will disagree with parents over "unfair" curfews, spending habits or cell phone over-use.
Dec 18, 2010
Classroom Materials 370058 Views
Bulletin boards have long been existent in campuses. They have proven to be such versatile and useful aids in both the learning and teaching processes. Here, find out about some of the ways in which these boards can be made use of.
Learning mandarin is difficult but often worth it. The best way to go about making it easier is to study in a way that targets the reason for learning the language in the first place.
Dec 15, 2010
E-Learning/CALL 3025 Views
Future classroom Classroom technology is not only the sign of improvement of today's technology but also an efficient and effective way to provide the students, an excellent and creative education. To improve the quality of the studies, you should have to insert some latest technological tools and terms in the classrooms to make the teaching more meaningful.
Dec 14, 2010
Speaking/Listening 3749 Views
ESL classroom activity to get students speaking in English while describibg famous characters.
Dec 14, 2010
Adults 3136 Views
We all need to learn how to influence others and manage other people’s influence. In today’s competitive world, it is critical to have influence skills. Use the following guidelines to increase the effectiveness of your influence techniques especially when you want to persuade others or learn more about their needs so you can influence them.
Wouldn't it seem like a dream come true to be paid to teach English while living in an exotic culture half way around the globe? You've probably heard that this is a great way to see the world using a skill you already possess, speaking the English language. But is it that simple or do you need to get a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate?