Monthly Archives: January 2016

Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat… Read this short-story and debate on it with your students. They can discover more on the genre and the author’s life and cultural traits. Use this website to read more about his life and his major works. … Continue reading

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Who’s your hero?

The first time I asked my students to write a short essay about heroes and important people in their life they recognised it was such a hard task. I thought it was because of the use of certain adjectives or … Continue reading

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Teaching modals

Today my focus is on ┬áteaching Modals and what’s the best way to do it? Using videos sometimes works better than a simple worksheet. So, one of my students recommended me this video:         Thank you, Raquel!! … Continue reading

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from DARKNESS to LIGHT

Learning is not only a 120-hour course. Experience is not only a 9-month intensive internship. Every single day, every single second in our lives is a step forward. Never give up! Learn how to fight for your goals and meet … Continue reading

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mindshift in the ESL

  What should we change about teaching, about learning, about educating? What should we do to reach our goals and our mission? This is hard but not impossible. I was recommended this video by one of my students and I … Continue reading

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Back to normal

What is back to normal in your class? Homework? Project work? Or simply the routine? I think that you always need a plan B or C in case you feel that the classes are getting a bit dull or simply … Continue reading

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