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new student in first class

When you start with a new student you never know what you are going to get. It's pointless preparing a lesson really since you won't know the real level of the student until you meet them. The student might have told you that they have been studying English for seven years, but that...

11 Mar Shelley Vernon No Comments
refugees learning English with a ball game to help them relax

Any teachers taking culturally diverse classes will tell you to be careful.

Refugees may be feeling vulnerable, shy and fragile. A simple question such as "Where are you from?" may result in floods of tears. There may also be tensions between students with cultural...

31 Dec Shelley Vernon No Comments
teens listening to music

*You'd think that it would be easy to teach English to teens using songs since they love listening to music so much. But it isn't!

Either they refuse to sing in class, and you can't blame them Or they don't like the song you chose Or the song is too vulgar Or the...

03 Dec Shelley Vernon No Comments

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