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parent telling daughter she must listen

It's useful to teach modal verbs of obligation comparing must and have to. But personally I'd teach them one at a time, I prefer to drill something thoroughly (using games for primary school kids , or...

30 Nov Shelley Vernon No Comments
shy asian student in classroom

*As an EL teacher, you have no doubt noticed that some students never say anything in class!

Why are some EL learners so shy?

- They might have no confidence in their English .

- They might be intimidated speaking in front of a large group....

14 Jun Shelley Vernon 2 Comments
teacher and boy learning English through play with cars and couple discussing a movie

I heard from a private tutor who asked me how best to proceed teaching English to children in hospital one on one. One of his pupils is now 18 and has been fighting a dreadful disease all his life. This child has learned almost perfect English with a beautiful accent. He did this by listening to...

16 May Shelley Vernon 1 Comment

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