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stuffed animal toys

Kids are usually fascinated by animals. Maybe it's because they look so cute...but it's no coincidence that lots of kids toys are stuffed animals.

So many course books for young beginners learning English start with "Talking about myself" and the alphabet. "What...

15 Oct Shelley Vernon No Comments
possessive pronoun mine written with sweets

A teacher asked me for ideas to teach students the possessive adjectives and pronouns. His students have problems understanding them and they mix them up all the time.

What are they?

Possessive Adjectives are my, your, his, her, its, our and their.

Possessive...

04 Oct Shelley Vernon No Comments
english teacher showing phoneme position for 'th' sound

Phonetics and phonology can be extremely useful when teaching pronunciation. If you feel overwhelmed at the sight of the phonetic chart, just imagine how your students feel. But don't panic, just take it one sound at a time. In fact you might not even need to teach all the sounds, only those...

04 Oct Shelley Vernon No Comments
child in beautiful princess dress looking overwhelmed

*This blog looks specifically at preparing a show with preschool children, for an end of term or year.

Have you ever put together an end of year performance with 4-5-year-olds? You might be worried that the kids will freeze and you'll end up doing all the lines! You want to show off...

17 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments

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