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Laying the foundation of a successful school year
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As the new school year starts to unfold, both veteran and new teachers will face new challenges (or ...

Fostering a Love for Reading: Strategies for Engaging Reluctant Readers
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One of the jobs of a teacher is to help reluctant readers find a passion for reading. This isn’t oft...

Nurturing a Growth Mindset in English Class: Encouraging Resilience and Perseverance
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There’s a story about a successful golfer. After he hit a hole in one, someone said to him: ‘I’ve ne...

The Power of Authentic Experiences: Incorporating Video into English Classes
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When we use language, we’re not just getting meaning from the words we hear. We also use visual cues...

Flipping the language classroom
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Learning another language may represent a challenge that every student adjusts to differently. The f...

Here’s what you need to thrive as a teacher this year
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The start of a new year, new semester—even a new week!—calls for a blank slate. This New Year, focus...

9 tips for positive classroom behaviour in young learners
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Ever looked at your young learners and wondered if you’ve been dropped into a cage of monkeys? Natur...

4-part holiday season lesson plan: speaking and grammar
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Get your class feeling the holiday cheer with this lesson combining a couple of Christmas themed act...

The unconventional guide to testing your students’ English
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Do you have students who think English tests are a simple stamp of approval at the end of a course? ...

Five things students can learn from an English test
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English tests are not an aim in and of themselves, although they’re sometimes treated as if they wer...

Grammar recap: Intro to gerunds and infinitives
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As students become more proficient in English, they inevitably begin focusing on some of the trickie...

What teaching today means: Six reflections
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Much has changed since teaching came to be.From individual mentorship to lectures in huge auditorium...