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Digital Stories in English Teaching and Learning

Digital Stories in English Teaching and Learning

Digital stories represent an extremely effective tool in the English language learning. In combination with computer animations in younger classes, especially with students aged 7 to 10 years, acquisition of simple knowledge and skills is improved, as well as basic...

Top 5 Problems When Teaching EFL

Top 5 Problems When Teaching EFL

Any classroom, whether you are teaching in Taiwan or Guatemala, has its set of challenges and problems when teaching EFL. If you haven’t taught before and came across this article in preparation for teaching EFL, then this might sound scary: There isn’t a way to avoid...

14 Things To Do To Improve Your Teaching

14 Things To Do To Improve Your Teaching

Getting your certification doesn’t mean that you know how to teach, just like having years of experience doesn’t mean you can’t improve. Even though this sounds negative, you can view it in a positive light by knowing there are many fun ways to develop professionally....

Using Multimedia in Classroom Teaching

Using Multimedia in Classroom Teaching

Today, it is normal that students in elementary school, high school, and university learn English. However, standard methods of teaching are often not enough. Can teachers successfully incorporate multimedia into their classes and if yes - how should they do that?...

Teaching English Online: The Beginner’s Guide, Part Two

Teaching English Online: The Beginner’s Guide, Part Two

In the first part of this article, we looked at the perks and pitfalls of teaching English online and introduced some different styles of classes you can use. Continue reading for more tips on how to build a successful online teaching career. Three Choices for...

Teaching English Online: The Beginner’s Guide, Part One

Teaching English Online: The Beginner’s Guide, Part One

It's estimated that roughly 1.5 billion people are learning English as a second language (for everyday use) or as a foreign language (to use for pleasure, holidays or work). An increasing number of people are learning and practising their English online rather than in...

English Pronunciation: How to Teach It and Why

English Pronunciation: How to Teach It and Why

In today’s world, English has become an international language that people from all parts of the world use to communicate with one another. To enable their students to use and produce this language effortlessly and smoothly, it is important that teachers include...

Using Real-World Materials in the Classroom

Using Real-World Materials in the Classroom

I love using real-world materials when teaching English. Authentic materials are plenty and easy to find. Whether it is news articles for reading lessons, realia (real-life objects) to make learning new vocabulary more memorable or playing the latest hit song for...

Teaching Tips for Challenging Students

Teaching Tips for Challenging Students

We've all had students who were challenging in one way or another. Perhaps they're a bright child who feels bored in the classroom or someone at the other end of the scale who struggles to keep up. Maybe a child has trouble paying attention or just likes being the...

Setting Homework for Adult Learners

Setting Homework for Adult Learners

Homework isn’t just for school children. Everyone can benefit from it, no matter the age. Read on for some tips on how to effectively set homework for adults. The benefits of homework are numerous, from consolidating knowledge, through giving students time to work...

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