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For the last couple of years I’ve been teaching the Unknown Language component of the Trinity TESOL certificate course.

At first, when I started teaching, I was afraid of grammar. I was petrified.

Grammar is not always the favorite part of language that educators want to teach or students want to learn. Let's take a quick look...

There’s a very amusing advert for a language school on Youtube where we see the German Coastguard picking up an emergency broadcast.

With students who are preparing for presentations, job interviews or even exams, a great way to motivate them and get them thinking...

I have been doing international projects with students of all ages and levels for about twenty years.

As I mostly teach adults who appreciate being offered possibly practical and personalised activities, I always try to make the grammar...

English To Go is a wonderful resource where you can find lesson plans for any age and level, based on Reuters News articles.

The use of authentic material on a regular basis can be a very profitable possibility for students when it comes to being exposed to...

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For the last couple of years I’ve been teaching the Unknown Language component of the Trinity TESOL certificate course.

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At first, when I started teaching, I was afraid of grammar. I was petrified.

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Grammar is not always the favorite part of language that educators want to teach or students want to learn. Let's take a quick look...

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There’s a very amusing advert for a language school on Youtube where we see the German Coastguard picking up an emergency broadcast.

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With students who are preparing for presentations, job interviews or even exams, a great way to motivate them and get them thinking...

0

I have been doing international projects with students of all ages and levels for about twenty years.

0

As I mostly teach adults who appreciate being offered possibly practical and personalised activities, I always try to make the grammar...

0

English To Go is a wonderful resource where you can find lesson plans for any age and level, based on Reuters News articles.

1

The use of authentic material on a regular basis can be a very profitable possibility for students when it comes to being exposed to...

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