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Teaching Tip | A Different Way to Keep Score

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Need a more engaging score-keeping method to spice up the competition in your classroom? Here is one called ‘football’. First, you’ll need to draw a playing field like this one on the board: Next, divide your students into two teams. … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip || Creative Use of Class Rule Cards

Halfway through the semester, are your students already familiar with the class rules? If yes, we suggest you skip this section (which is listed in every lesson plan). There are still some ways you can remind students of the rules. … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip || Flashcard Maniac

We often use flashcards in our classes to present and practice new language. Here I want to introduce some other flashcard activities to help your students remember new words and increase their language output.   Magic eyes Stick a set … Continue reading

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Teaching Tips || The Power of Modeling

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In EFL classes, modeling is often used to help students notice and imitate language patterns, or to show them how to do an activity. This way, teachers can easily get the meaning across without using difficult English or the students’ … Continue reading

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How to get the students to follow your instructions so that you can give a rockstar lesson?

Here below are the refocusing strategies introduced by our new volunteer training manager Claire to get students’ attention in class. Enjoy! The process of getting your students’ attention – without getting frustrated and raising your voice – is challenging. Luckily, … Continue reading

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