Jul 18, 2011
Young Learners 5108 Views
Correct spelling is a strong base for written communication. It plays a very important role in improving your overall language skills. Poor spellings can mar your reputation and interfere with success. It is essential to polish this skill at a young age. Nevertheless, if you haven't yet ...
Playwright William Shakespeare conquered the English language in every way - except his own name. In fact, he spelled his name in nearly every conceivable way, using nearly many combinations of word patters. "Shaykespere," "Skspre," and Sheykspere are only a few examples. Imagine the possibilities of all the word patterns we use every day, which vary so widely from the word to meaning.
eaching these days is becoming a very lucrative job. Especially if it's a teaching job abroad, it will be a great opportunity for you to discover a lot of new things and to earn more money than when you teach locally. For one thing, you could get to explore a different country. Second of all, ...
Aug 20, 2009
Lesson Planning 5099 Views
By asking a mentor, you are likely to learn ideas and tips that may be helpful to you in future lesson planning.
No matter how many books you read and how many courses you take, there are some things about being an English teacher which you can only really learn through experiencing them for yourself. As a result, you may end up turning up in a completely new country enthusiastic to start teaching, only to discover that things are not exactly as you imagined they would be.
Nov 2, 2014
Teaching 5095 Views
There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but there are at least 46 ways to check learner comprehension. These fall into one of five general categories of highly experiential learning activities: (1) Paper-Based, (2) Spoken Word-Based, (3) Materials-Based, (4) Games-Based, or (5) Movement-Based. Some of the activities skim the surface of learner comprehension, while others require much deeper thought.
All of these activities can also be used at the close of any training module to check learner comprehension. However, the purpose of these activities is to make sure that the learners leave a training session with a good understanding of the content that was taught. Hopefully, the learners have been given the opportunity to test their new knowledge or skills in application exercises during the training session. The activities identified here are intended to close a module or a training session on a high, content-centered note.
With only a few exceptions, these learning activities are ...
Aug 16, 2008
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 5093 Views
Welcome to the world of English. The TOEIC test is one of the largest language level tests in the world. Preparing for the TOEIC is now easier.
Feb 24, 2010
Classroom Management 5090 Views
Many new teachers find themselves overwhelmed by the diverse behaviors and personalities in their classrooms. Teacher prep courses often do not equip teachers with adequate strategies for classroom management. Here are 5 foolproof tips to control behavior and maximize instructional time in your classroom.
When teaching ESL in China you will be inundated with job offers. Your contracted work, usually a training center, university or public school, is your bread and butter, providing consistent checks, housing and visa assistance to keep you legal. You will be hunted after, especially in smaller cities outside of Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, etc. Not a week goes by that I am not approached on the bus, in the street or through a friend of a friend for more job offers.
These jobs will often come in the form of ESL private tutoring. I have worked with children as young as four to university students preparing for a life in the United States. Before starting your side career ask yourself these five questions.
1. ARE YOU CONFIDENT ENOUGH TO FILL ONE OR TWO HOURS IN A ONE ON ONE SETTING?
You just got in Beijing two weeks ago, your killing it with Old McDonald song and you’ve been hearing about the foreigners making the big bucks doing the one on one. Before applying, ask yourself, are you ...
Education, which has become vital for the survival for any civilization must be dealt with care and dexterity as his education later molds the personality of a person who dwells among millions of people and can influence their lives.