TeachingEnglish

Homework: To be or not to be

HOMEWORK: TO BE OR NOT TO BE.
Nina MK, Ph.D.
When I read Adam Simpson’s post on Homework, I felt like he had said all there was to say on the subject. It is extremely gratifying to see that somebody else has thoughts and ideas similar to your own!

Average: 5 (1 vote)
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Listening Skills Development

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LISTENING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT.
Nina MK, Ph.D.
When dealing with children, it is useful to remember that listening and hearing are two very different skills.

Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
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LISTENING AND HEARING

LISTENING AND HEARING.
Nina MK, Ph.D.
When dealing with children, it is useful to remember that listening and hearing are two very different skills.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
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The Last Lesson

THE LAST CLASS.
Nina MK, Ph.D.
The last class falls into two distinct categories, one being the end of an academic year, and the other that of finishing school (university, college, refresher course). In my country, there are several traditions which are often observed on such occasions.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
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Introducing Variety

INTRODUCING VARIETY.
Nina MK, Ph.D.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
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Marry Me

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MARRY ME: CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS.
Nina M.K., Ph.D.

Average: 4 (4 votes)
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The Weird Weekend

THE WEIRD WEEKEND.
Nina MK, Ph.D,

Average: 5 (2 votes)
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Waiting For The Plane

WAITING FOR THE PLANE.
Nina MK, Ph.D.
Using pictures as props is part and parcel of our daily ELT life. Visual aids are indispensable for developing speaking and writing skills in learners of any age and level. All we need to do is plan carefully what, when, how many props we want to use.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
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Parental control

Do you teach young learners in an academy or in the public sector? If so, you almost certainly write reports and meet parents at teacher/parent evenings. What do you do to prepare for these? What do you say to parents whose kids are having difficulties with their learning? Do you prepare anything to give to parents about helping with their child’s learning? What is acceptable and not acceptable when speaking to parents?

Average: 5 (2 votes)
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Nina Koptyug: One-to-one teaching

In my experience, there are only a few reasons for conducting one-to-one lessons. I mean, naturally, those pupils who attend the usual school, not any special cases, like home-schooling, or correctional schools, or any other specialized institutions and unique arrangements for unique circumstances. Below is a list situations I have encountered.

Private lessons for which a teacher is paid directly by parents are arranged for several reasons

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