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Interview Reflections: Have Fun With English!

Interview Reflections This past week I was interviewed by the students at my school, Colegio Internacional SEK. They were doing a unit on immigrants and immigration, and since I’m one of the few English-speaking, immigrants who work in the English … Continue reading

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Chileans Demand Change: Analysis of an Interview in English

Giorgio Jackson Speaks English This post aims to give a global, generalized analysis of Giorgio Jackson speaking English. As a teacher of English as a Foreign Language in Chile, this provides me with some insights that may be useful for … Continue reading

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Vocabulary: Presentation and Controlled Practice

Teacher Training DVD Vocabulary Presentation and Controlled Practice from the Future Training DVD by Pearson Longman http://www.pearsonlongmanusa.com/future

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Are We All On The Same English Course, Isn’t It?

Grammar. Poor grammar, that is. Obviously, the title of this post isn’t grammatically correct, is it? The Sketch Show, in its UK version, made a hilarious sketch about a group of students who are having problems learning English. Before I … Continue reading

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Why are Phonetics Important? | Learn English | Vocabulary

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10-Question Interview for Professor Paul Nation: ETJ Nagoya

Imagine you could interview Dr. Paul Nation, world-renowned researcher, teacher, and teacher trainer. Professor Nation is best known for his research into vocabulary learning and acquisition. You can ask 10 questions in ten minutes. What would you ask? This interview … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teenagers: What A Beautiful Day!

What a beautiful day in Santiago, Chile! The sun is shining brightly and it is hot, the middle of summer, the skies are as blue as can be, and not a single cloud on the horizon. And yes, get this, … Continue reading

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A Revolution in Teaching: Robot English Teachers in Korea!

A teaching revolution, fresh out of some science fiction novel, has become a reality in Korea. Robot Teachers of English! After all, if robots can build cars, then why shouldn’t they invade our classrooms and teach classes, better than any … Continue reading

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Unlocking Reading For All Students: Especially Boys

What’s the secret to reading in English? For girls, there is no secret. For the past 10 years, on the PISA test, given in 200, 2003, 2006, and 2009, on 4 seperate occasions, the girls have had better results than … Continue reading

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