Teachers need to look after themselves

Teachers are always good at giving advice to students in terms of health and wellbeing. However how many of us do actually have healthy habits, how many of us do nurture their friendships and personal lives? If we want to perform well and bring our students what they...

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Teaching values in the classroom

I have been teaching languages for years and throughout my career as a teacher and teacher trainer I would say that teaching is not just about teaching your subject it is also about teaching values. It especially true when you teach languages, as you need to raise the...

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How to develop writing skills?

Depending on where you teach on the globe you will soon discover that writing can be too much emphasized or on the contrary that it can be left behind because the teacher and learners don’t see it as something as important as speaking skills. Actually a good balance...

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How to enhance listening skills?

Teaching listening skills often presents challenges. This receptive skills is however vital to ensure communication and by following some principles you will make it easier for your students. Developing listening skills means developing the capacity to use known...

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How to enhance skills for reading

Planning reading tasks is crucial to ensure its success and avoid blank faces. Pre-teaching the vocabulary that our students will come across is necessary apart if your objective is to have them to elicit this vocabulary. There are many ways to pre-teach vocabulary. I...

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