Monthly Archives: July 2015

Teacher’s role in the classroom

While I was preparing my materials for a course I will start in autumn, I thought about teacher’s role in the classroom and I would like to share this list with you. Can you add more? coach educator supervisor researcher … Continue reading

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“You’re more beautiful than you think” or how to teach adjectives in English

Teaching adjectives in English without a context might be a nightmare in the class, so I usually try to find a good reason to engage my students to take part in the activities. Motivating them to join the conversation activities … Continue reading

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Movies and English

The first day I meet a new group of students I usually ask them about their preferences, likes and dislikes and try to crayon a set of topics we could use afterwards in our “conversation and writing breaks”. I prefer … Continue reading

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Teaching Free Writing

A few months ago I completed a course on Teaching Writing on Cambridge English Community and I remember the plenty of activities that were offered as samples for better Teaching Writing classes. One of them was about Free Writing and Creativity and … Continue reading

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Men of Honor, 2000

This is a movie that evokes the image of the son who struggles to fulfill his Dad’s wish: “to be the best”, to become a real man, free and respected. The story might be a tough lesson about how difficult … Continue reading

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Summer plans

For those that travel these days to London, the capital has a very busy summer agenda, that you could check just before landing in the center. For further events and ideas, this is the perfect guide. Enjoy the city and … Continue reading

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Learning English in London

I constantly meet students eager to learn English in a few weeks. They are teenagers or adults, and all feel frustrated because perhaps they will never learn English well. They even tell me about friends that went to England or … Continue reading

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