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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
children in dialogue on phones

An ESL teacher asked me how to teach a dialogue to her primary school students. Since her students have very little vocabulary, and poor pronunciation, she does not know where to start.

Teaching a language is like building. Imagine you are building a house. To build it you need...

06 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments
a textbook with problems floating around it

It's often the case that students lag behind the level they are supposed to have acquired. You may have a textbook that is too difficult for your students. When a textbook is too tough students can become demotivated and unhappy.

Simplify

Focus on the...

20 Aug Shelley Vernon No Comments
african kids at a school in uniform

Are you going abroad to teach English? How exciting! The chance to discover a new culture and enrich your life with new experiences and challenges.

You may be heading for a place where the classrooms have no doors, the windows have no glass panes and there is no heating or...

31 Jul Shelley Vernon 1 Comment

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