Personal development should be a continuous process. There are many ways we can improve our teaching skills. We should always be learning new techniques to make our classrooms effective and relevant. The right book is an easy and effective way to stay current. Some of us are teaching abroad and don’t have access to personal development seminars or conferences. Reading for personal development can be a really great way to build understanding, learn new methods and keep up with the research.
We all know how it goes; we set a goal and make little steps towards it. It can be hard to stay motivated sometimes though. In the case of learning a language, the end result is usually to be at least conversational in that language. Students often lose sight of their goal, and motivation wanes, […]
We often hear another language, and it sounds so very different from what we’re used to. The sounds, the way vowels are used, the intonation and stress; it can sometimes feel like learning a language is impossible. How different are languages really? Are there similarities between languages that we don’t recognise? In the beginning When […]