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Foreign English language teachers for schools in Vietnam

Vietnam is well on its way to integrate with the world and for that reason emphasis on English language skills has become very essential. Source: Saigon Recently, the City Department of Education and Training decided to recruit foreign native English … Continue reading

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SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test

SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test Why do we take tests? Generally speaking, it’s because both the teacher and the learner are being held accountable. Accountability is an important concept. For English language teaching, … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: The “Open English” Phenomenon (Fluency Guaranteed)

Edcamp Santiago This book tells the story of EdCamp Santiago. EdCamp is a R(E)volution in professional develoment. It is free, participant-driven, conversation-based, democratic PD for teachers, by teachers. There are no plenaries, no publishers book displays, just teachers talking to … Continue reading

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#EdcampSantiago: “Todo Mérito se Salva”: Pensamientos Pedagógicos (Gabriela Mistral)

Sábado, 14 de enero, en la Universidad Mayor, en la sede Manuel Montt (Av. Manuel Montt 367), 300 profesores y futuros profesores se van a reunirse para participar en un evento inédito en Chile de desarrollo profesional. Nunca es temprano … Continue reading

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Time to Teach Teens: Grammar McNuggets on the Last Day!

Scott Thornbury: (Quote) “Stephen Krashen once said (only half-jokingly, I suspect) that, more important than having new ideas is giving old ideas new names. With that in mind, I was reminded recently that it was 10 years ago that I … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teenagers: Bring Your Own Music

Bring your own music. That was today’s homework. Three teens brought one song, and I brought one. One + one = fun. So, what did I do today? 1. Who can tell me what we did yesterday? Students: Bear hunt. … Continue reading

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