Tag Archives: English

German Students Protest ‘Unfair’ English Exam

BERLIN — Complaining that your final school exams are too tough is a rite of passage — almost a tradition. But German students in the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg who hunkered down in April to take pivotal final secondary-school exams … Continue reading

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Why Are The Dutch So Good At English? #ASMSG #edchat #bilingual

Ming Chen Chief Culture Officer, EF Education First Source: Huffington Post They’re overwhelmingly tall. They ride their bikes everywhere (without helmets). They’ve conquered sea level. And now, they’re ranked #1 in English. In the most recent EF English Proficiency Index … Continue reading

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The disadvantaged need the best teachers

David Cameron wants to bring opportunity to everyone, wherever they live, whatever their background. It’s an admirable intention, but he really needs to get on with it in our country’s schools. The geographical lottery in educational achievement means that only … Continue reading

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University #education in Argentina: zero cost and zero admissions exams #MondayBlogs

Left to Right: First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, President Mauricio Macri, First Lady Juliana Awada Sources: DailyKos, Fulbright Program, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Facultad de Ingenieria), 100,000 Strong In The Americas,  White House Press Office Although gauchos (cowboys) still … Continue reading

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#ESLChat The Hurdle of Native Speaker Requirement for #English #Language #Teachers

Source: morocco world news By Abdelmounim Ait Hammou Casablanca – A stereotype about the effectiveness and superiority of English taught by native-speakers remains as thousands of highly-qualified and certified non-native speakers are still struggling to land a job outside their home … Continue reading

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#FREE #Book! The Chilean National #English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014 #ASMSG #MondayBlogs #edchat #ell #efl #eslchat

Wow! 2015 is off to a fast start with so many things happening for me personally and professionally. I start the year off, appropriately, with a free book for my readership. But first, to catch up on the news, I … Continue reading

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#PechaKucha & English Language #Teaching #ASMSG #edchat #ukedchat #PPT

Pecha Kucha & English Language #Teaching #AmazonCart http://t.co/Y32dYHfNWF #asmsg #bookadayuk #bookbuzz #bookboost #bookblitz #bookworms — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 19, 2014 Second Edition 2014 (Completely Revised, ReEdited & RePublished): I saw my first Pecha Kucha over three years ago. … Continue reading

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#MondayBlogs: Being A #Teacher In #Chile #ASMSG #IARTG #Bookplugs

** This book, Being A Teacher In Chile, is for teachers, educators, students, parents, administrators, everyone who has a stake in education. By definition, that is everyone. Timeless issues that concern teachers everywhere are looked at (good teacher, bad teacher, … Continue reading

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#PechaKucha & English Language Teaching: Changing The Classroom (Book Review) #asmsg #RaveReviewsBookClub #iartg #ian1 #edchat

5.0 out of 5 stars New wonderful “communication” possibility! June 25, 2014 By Roxy on Amazon “Roxy on Amazon” – This review is from: Pecha Kucha & English Language Teaching: Changing The Classroom (Kindle Edition) “You know, I was first … Continue reading

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Can You Recommend a #Book of Yours or another that would help me prepare to #teach #English to #native #Spanish speaking #students? #asmsg #bynr #ian1 #esl #eltchat #edchat #edcamp #Engchat #ntchat #ell #efl #esl #JT4A #4ftm #pdf1

What a delightful question to receive! Before I share my answer, may I also share my dilemma? You see, I have been teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) in Chile for more than a decade now, 13 years to … Continue reading

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