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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
teddies waving hello and the word hello as concepts to teach preschoolers

Hello Teachers,

An English teacher in Tianjin, China asked me how to teach the following four words to preschoolers aged 3-5.

Hello Bye bye Ball Hand

Whenever possible, demonstrate vocabulary words with gestures. Using gestures makes a word more real,...

29 Jun Shelley Vernon 2 Comments
brilliant tennis player and drummer

*Hello ESL and EFL teachers. This blog has ideas to teach:

keen on interested in bored with good at, and, brilliant at.

Presentation

Compare the two phrases keen on and interested in. Keen on is one step further than interested in. Explain bored with.

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20 May Shelley Vernon 2 Comments

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