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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
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
french girl speaking english with an accent

*First a calm listening game for any class size:

Pronunciation Hands Up

How to play

This listening game works with phonemes or pronunciation. The teacher repeats a word several times and then unexpectedly changes to another word using a different...

11 Apr Shelley Vernon No Comments

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