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How discussions about AI can engage English language students
If you’re teaching in a school like mine, you’ll soon find out that learning English in Japan, and in probably most other countries across...
16th July 2018 at 09:04
Don’t confine English lessons to the classrooms – make learning the foreign language an integral part of students’ school life
In the structured setting of a high school, it is easy for English language lessons to be confined to classrooms and formal learning...
28th February 2018 at 13:03
Task pupils with creating personal English dictionaries to improve language learning
The best ideas are often the simplest. I teach English as a foreign language to primary school aged children in Zanzibar. The students don’...
19th April 2017 at 14:28
Prevent walls being built in our classrooms by embracing children's first language
This constant quest for progress might be fuelling teachers' reluctance to embrace EAL children’s first language The world is appearing to...
23rd March 2017 at 14:00
Silence is golden: Why listening needs to be valued as much as speaking with new EAL students
"I'm worried that she doesn't seem to be talking?" "He just sits there." I have heard these comments made about EAL students all the time...
3rd February 2017 at 14:03