Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
Spelling decision time! What do you do when there are acceptable variants of the same word? Business English teachers, especially, need to consider which spelling they should use.
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Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
Many of our learners enjoy the supernatural and are wowed by spells, optical illusions, and tricks. Try one of these ideas to bring a bit of magic and motivation to your class of language learners.
Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Mistakes with parallel structure are all too easy to make. Refresh your memory on the rules for using parallel structure, and teach your students how to use the common expressions not only…but also, either…or, neither…nor, and both…and.
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Chris Hadfield has returned to earth! Let’s not forget what he did to bring the marvels of space travel to everyday people. Please share this week’s mini podcast with your English learners, and try our NEW Famous People lesson plan on this extraordinary astronaut.
Friday, May 10th, 2013
Here is a fun way to introduce the English saying “The grass is always greener on the other side”. This fun story is an interesting way to explore the differences between “literal” and “figurative” language.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Is gaming addiction worse than other addictive habits, such as texting, surfing the net, or shopping? This week’s podcast for English learners is all about gaming addiction. Share this free podcast with your students and give them something to talk about!
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