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Tiffany is teaching English in China and she has this problem:

I am teaching a one on one ESL two hour lesson for a 35-year-old Chinese man, and I am struggling to effectively improve his English. He has been studying English for 10 years and has lived in Australia for two, but he...

20 Jul Shelley Vernon 3 Comments
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Studies have shown that children achieve higher test scores when they are allowed to play outside before the taking of an exam. The concept of play may also be applied to learning grammar through the playing of specific games tailored to meet the corresponding lesson. Today I have chosen the...

13 Mar Shelley Vernon No Comments
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

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