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5 ways to accelerate your language learning

Alejandro
After living in Spain and teaching English for the past three years, I have seen the struggle of grasping a new language from two perspectives. ...
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Ana Belén

The past simple (o el pretérito perfecto simple)

Hello everyone; Hoy os traigo este post para explicar cómo y cuándo utilizar el past simple. ¿Para qué se emplea? Se podría resumir que el past simplese utiliza para hablar de situaciones que ocurrieron en el pasado y que ya no tienen ninguna v...
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Alexandra

Ventajas y desventajas de un profesor nativo de inglés

The world around us as well as the relationships, whether they are social, political, national, sexual, cultural or any other, are perceived through the language. Also language can be treated as a key factor in obtaining political power, economic re...
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Alexandra

Skills related tasks: gist reading (Shopping)

The topic shopping may be appropriate for an open group of pre-intermediate teen-age learners with mixed or similar abilities. Shopping, especially under parents’ supervision, might arouse students’ curiosity and activate their schemata, something...
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Julius

For the teacher: helping our students learn

How often do you talk about learning with youtr students? Have you ever asked them how they learn best? Do you adapt your lessons to suit your learners? What methods and techniques and approaches do you use in the classroom? Reflecting on these ques...
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Cristina

The future is written in English . Your time is now!

Seguramente muchas veces te has propuesto aprender inglés; ya bien sea porque es un idioma necesario para tu trabajo, para superar tus cursos académicos o por el placer de aprender, pero con el paso del tiempo, lejos de hacerlo lo que has conseguido...
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Conrad

Welcome to my World - The Future of Teaching is My Present

So, welcome to my world. Welcome to my vision. The future is not perfect.  We have seen that with the Covid-19 pandemic that has forced us to pause in our normal routines. We have seen this in the way some schools in Europe have suffered new ou...
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Julius

For the teacher: Helping Elementary Learners with Informal Writing

Choice of Focus The focus of this essay will be helping elementary learners with informal writing.  Getting lower level students to write informal letters and postcards is important for a variety of reasons especially when we consider the conte...
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Julius

For the teacher: traditional dictation versus dictogloss

Dictogloss differs from more traditional EFL dictations in a number of ways.  The most important difference is that the dictogloss approach centers on grammar and allows both students and teachers to identify what learners do not know and what...
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Julius

Teaching suggestions to help B2 level learners with adjectives

Teaching Suggestions Here are some activities to use in the classroom to help upper intermediate learners with adjectives.  Adjective auction Aim: To make learners aware of the position and order of adjectives. Procedure: Give each pair of st...
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Julius

For the teacher: helping Cambridge First candidates with adjectives

In this essay I am going to examine teaching the features of adjectives to upper intermediate learners studying general English in Spain.  I think it is important for my learners to become more aware of how adjectives are used in communication...
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Julius

Learner problems with hypothetical meaning in English

Meaning I find that many of my upper intermediate learners in Spain have not yet established a solid connection between form and hypothetical meaning. And although these same learners understand the concept of hypothetical meaning, they do not...
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Julius

Teaching Hypothetical Conditionals in English: 2nd, 3rd and mixed

In this essay I am going to examine the teaching of hypothetical meaning to upper intermediate level learners. The main reason to look at language to express hypothetical meaning is that it is used in such a wide variety of situations and we imagine...
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Julius

Teaching suggestions: Reading Activities

Teaching suggestions These activities can be used with any text from magazines, newspapers or short stories. The Art of Giving Aim:  Practice skimming for global understanding.  Practice scanning to find specific information.  Incre...
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Julius

Tips for teachers of English: How we reach detailed understanding of text and learner problems

How we reach detailed understanding: 5 ideas  Top-down processing When readers comprehend text using a top-down process they use their “previous knowledge and experience of the world” to understand what lies in the text.  That means that...
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