For the purposes of this blog, we will need to review 2 very important kinds of sounds in English – consonants and vowels.
Wpisy z tagiem: English grammar
No textbook? No paper? No pen? No problem!
Students do not like grammar lessons! Although not always true, this is a fairly accurate assessment of most students’ feelings when learning a language. Much the way parents will disguise healthy broccoli from their kids by hiding it beneath a … Czytaj dalej
Differentiation in the classroom
We all know that a one-size-fits-all approach towards a language lesson isn’t what our students expect. And they’re right. Each person contributes to lessons in a different way by sharing their knowledge, experiences and motivation. We should observe our learners … Czytaj dalej
Candles – Homonyms
5 Must-See Films About Teachers and Students
There have been many films which portray the different types of teachers we encounter on our educational journeys. Some are strict disciplinarians, some are cool and laid-back. We have seen kind teachers with a deep passion for their craft and … Czytaj dalej
Put on your bow and bow to the king – Homographs
How to Make lessons more topical
Whether you are reading this blog as a language learner or a teacher we can all admit that textbooks are a dry and boring staple of most English courses. The course books, new and old alike, all run through the … Czytaj dalej
Why isn’t the mayonnaise ever ready?
5 Great Websites for Self-Study
I have students that come to me for 1 to 1 lessons once a week either because their parents bring them to the lesson or they are middle-aged business people and their firm is paying for the lesson. Sometimes after … Czytaj dalej
Idiom: in the loop
Meaning: to be kept updated about an ongoing issue and included in conversations about it.