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Glossary for ESL/EFL Teaching

Glossary of terms relevant to the English teaching profession. This glossary includes terms related to English, ESL, EFL ,TESOL, TEFL, and pedagogy. Accuracy The ability to produce grammatically correct sentences. Fluency is an other...

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Susan Boyle – Success Story

Susan Boyle Born when her mother was 47,Boyle was briefly deprived of oxygen during the difficult birth; she was diagnosed as having learning difficulties. She says she was bullied as a child, and was...

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Hell is the classroom

Respect Angela Maiers has raised in her post “Can We Please Get Some RESPECT?” a problem that has become so pressing lately in many schools around the world. In fact a lot of teachers...

Teachers, students, parents and homework 2 3

Teachers, students, parents and homework 2

Introduction Homework must be part and parcel of any learning process.  The classroom is just an artificial setting and classroom tasks are only starting points. They provide guidance, assistance and purpose. However, more tasks...

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Teachers and teaching quotes

Teachers and teaching quotes Sometimes success and  self actualization lie in sensible words that we hear. Words that function as a stimulant, the air that we breath, the fuel that keeps our lives on...

Teachers, Students, Parents And Homework 0

Teachers, Students, Parents And Homework

We assign homework day-in-day-out. We tend to think that it is part and parcel of our job and our students’ duty. We never question or discuss homework policies and practices. However, there is clear...

Language Testing 3

Language Testing

Although tests are the dreaded learning part for our students,  they are considered an important teaching  tool. They create competition within the classroom,  provide feedback and give a sense of success to the learners....