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Why Do Teachers Teach?

Why Do Teachers Teach? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
What does teaching mean to you? Why do teachers take up this profession? Sylvia explores the depth of human mind and basic psychology to discover the secrets.
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, August 21, 2013 3:39 AM
Excellent article.
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7 Years Of Blogging (no slogging)

7 Years Of Blogging (no slogging) | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Officially now 7 years since I first opened a browser and textbox and started typing up a post to share in one place, my thoughts about language teaching and l…
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Accommodating language learners in university lectures

Accommodating language learners in university lectures | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago I listened to a keynote speech delivered by Dr. David Mendelsohn (York University, Toronto), which caused me to remark his name, not because the content was particularly thril...
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Reading speed

Reading speed | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
During my Delta I put together a course proposal designed to help IELTS students improve their reading and writing skills. As part of it I did a needs analysis. Here are two of the questions: D2: H...
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The Star of the East - Sherlock Holmes - Teaching English

The Star of the East - Sherlock Holmes - Teaching English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Many students hate reading in English. However, when you present them with a comic they think it is fun. So I have simplified the following comic for pre-intermediate students of English. I hope they will like it.
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10 Business Idioms Using Horses

10 Business Idioms Using Horses | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
On Sunday I was very busy all morning and by lunchtime I was ravenous (extremely hungry). In fact, I was so hungry that I could have eaten a horse! I posted this idiom on my Facebook Page. This mad...
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Five cool songs to teach adjectives in English

Five cool songs to teach adjectives in English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Using songs to teach English is a great way to engage your students. Depending on the song, you can teach various topics, from tenses to pronouns, from vocabulary to grammar constructions. Let’s fo...
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, August 21, 2013 3:47 AM
Lovely activity.
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What (ELT-related) book/article/other resource are you currently reading?

What (ELT-related) book/article/other resource are you currently reading? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I thought it would be interesting to try and find out what everybody is currently reading and their opinion of it: The idea is that the more people post, the more books are mentioned, then the more...
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a Google Translate experiment with language

a Google Translate experiment with language | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Now this is a story all about how We can use TV theme songs to bring students 'round To seeing Google Translate for how it really makes Their writing and their reading, quite substantially fake &lt...
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Teaching the Teacher: The Write Advice: Comma Splice & Run on Sentences Work Sheets

Teaching the Teacher: The Write Advice: Comma Splice & Run on Sentences Work Sheets | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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"I want to change my level."

"I want to change my level." | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
It's halfway through the summer again, a time when I coordinate 4-week general English programs (amongst other language learning courses) and the woes we all face have crept up on me like a bull in...
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Alina in Hospital - Teaching English

Alina in Hospital - Teaching English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Alina in Hospital is a graded reader for beginners. It is a nice heart warming story for beginners. Alina in Hospital by Zdenek Rotrekl It summer holiday. Alina is at her grandmother’s. She likes it there.
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"Review of the Week" (a classroom activity)

"Review of the Week" (a classroom activity) | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
At my current place of work, we make a weekly scheme of work on a Monday afternoon and it runs through until the following Monday morning, when new students arrive. Friday first lesson is quite oft...
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Inseparable

Inseparable | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film called Inseparable by Nick White and the theme of relationships. Students practise using prefixes, predict a story, watch a short film, write do...
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The nine golden rules of using games in the language classroom | Teach them English

The nine golden rules of using games in the language classroom | Teach them English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
In order to incorporate games into a positive learning experience, teachers need to link games with the outcomes laid out in their curriculum and make sure students understand how they will benefit from the game.
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, August 21, 2013 3:42 AM
Great tips,thank you.
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“Rewordify” Is One Of The Most Unique Sites Out There For English Language Learners & Others | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

“Rewordify” Is One Of The Most Unique Sites Out There For English Language Learners & Others | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Useful links for Delta

Useful links for Delta | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
During my Delta I gathered a list of links which I returned to again and again. I've also seen many useful links since I finished Modules Two and Three that I wish had been around before I started ...
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Delta Notes 2: Teaching Listening

Delta Notes 2: Teaching Listening | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This Delta Notes series has come about because I am packing up all my stuff to move out of my flat and have found my Delta notebooks. I don’t want to put them in a box (got plenty to store as it is...
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Delta Notes 1: Error Correction

Delta Notes 1: Error Correction | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This Delta Notes series has come about because I am packing up all my stuff to move out of my flat and have found my Delta notebooks. I don’t want to put them in a box (got plenty to store as it is...
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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Business Idioms & Phrasal Verbs

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Business Idioms & Phrasal Verbs | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, September 16, 2013 12:18 AM
Great Clarissa,thank you for your posts.
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Surviving the 1st Month of School: 10+ Tips & Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp

Surviving the 1st Month of School: 10+ Tips & Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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How dealing with conflict led me to success

How dealing with conflict led me to success | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A while back I was teaching a group of sales executives who had recently attended a training seminar with a clinical psychologist.   The theme was conflict management and my participants were so mo...
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An annotated list of resources I found useful in preparing for and doing the Delta

An annotated list of resources I found useful in preparing for and doing the Delta | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I read a colossal amount both in the run up to and during my Delta course at Leeds Met, so have decided to blog about (some of!) what I read in that time, for prospective Delta students (and any ot...
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