Five, four, three, two, one!
Happy New Year!
Doesn’t it feel like the New Year’s Day always seems to sneak up on you?
How is it possible that another year has come and gone already?
Seems like it was just …
What do Bob Marley, The Clash and Mary J. Blige have in common?
When Bob Marley sang “Could you be loved?” he was using modal verbs.
The Clash did the same with the immortal line, “Should I stay or should …
I always make a point of asking new students why they want to learn English.
Most say they want to get jobs in international companies or get better grades.
Then there was one student who exclaimed: “I want to get …
What was the last text you sent?
Chances are it contains some kind of acronym or abbreviation.
We use ones like “LOL”, “TBH” and “XO” so much that they’re creeping into our spoken vocabulary, too.
Using slang over text is …
Ever have one of those days where you just want to eat potato chips and watch TV?
Don’t worry, everyone does. Nobody operates at full capacity 100% of the time.
But when it’s students having a blah day, things …
You know the tune, sing along with me…
A B C D E F G!
But wait! Is that really appropriate for this class?
I mean, the average age here is around 25 years old.
These are adults! Do they …
How advanced is your classroom?
Are you still teaching the old-fashioned way, with whiteboards and markers?
If so, it’s time to get with the program and take full advantage of the latest, greatest educational tech.
Kiss smudged sentences written …