Studies are finding that we do some of our best learning when we aren’t actually paying attention to it. It comes when we’re in situations where we find the information useful, or when our minds have a moment to rest and process the new information.
In fact, studying a language for an hour before going to sleep might get you better results than sitting in a desk for an hour before lunch working in sentence structures.
When teaching English as a second language student assessment must be done as you go. Not just at the end of a unit, or midterm tests but throughout the course. If students are falling behind it can become very frustrating for them and you could easily lose their interest.
Teaching is demanding, often with little reward. It can get frustrating when things start piling up on you. No one knows this more than another teacher. That’s why it’s so important to support the teachers in your life. When you support teachers, you help build communities and shape the future. The struggle is real I’ve […]
Many people are turning to the internet to learn new skills, including English and for good reason. There are many benefits to studying online, and this post is going to let you know the 5 best reasons why you should be learning online too.
Knowing some classroom management strategies are important. There are times teachers feel at a loss as to what to do. Some lack support from the schools; sometimes it’s managing a class of troubled students. It could even be just that one student that doesn’t seem to connect with the lesson. These situations can leave us […]
The great thinkers and lecturers in many disciplines all have different accents. Whether it’s the great philosopher, Noam Chompsky’s American accent or Lawyer and human rights activist Amal Alamuddin Clooney’s British sounding speech, the fact is, English doesn’t actually have an “English sound”. In fact, many people from around the world who give talks and lectures sound intelligent and powerful and well-spoken.
There are an abundance of resources online for learning and practising English grammar. The internet is saturated in it. But is teaching grammar really necessary? Is it the key to becoming a fluent speaker? I would argue no. There is so much more to teaching English than the many; sometimes complicated and obscure grammar rules. […]
There’s more to learning English than just a bunch of grammar rules and vocabulary. Learning a new language is intricate and nuanced and takes years to master. By teaching English through the arts, fluency comes faster and is more interesting. Incorporating arts into learning When learning a language, the first thing a lot of students […]