Have you ever watched a grown man put a turkey on his head and think to yourself, “Hmm, this could make a great English lesson”?
What person in their right mind puts food on their head, …
Could you imagine eating mashed potatoes every day for the rest of your life?
Sounds unpleasant, right?
I mean, potatoes are great, but nobody wants to be fed the same thing every single day.
So, why do so many teachers …
Christmas isn’t just a holiday—it’s a lifestyle.
It is the time of the year when people decorate their homes, cook holiday treats and listen to Christmas music.
And best of all, Christmas is the time of year we get …
Can you feel it in the air?
It’s the sound of sleigh bells jingling.
The smell of peppermint and eggnog.
The feeling of joy and happiness everywhere.
It can only mean one thing—it’s Christmastime.
The time of the year when …
Doesn’t it seem like teenagers live on technology? Literally.
It’s almost as if their phones and tablets are an extension of them.
Whether you’re an ESL instructor working with a bunch of teenage English language learners, or you’re teaching English …
Want to hear a secret?
I don’t like taking tests.
In my 20 years of teaching, I’ve yet to run into anyone passionate about taking tests. Why? Because they can be stressful.
Students spend all week studying material, only to …
Ask the average person what the most difficult kind of English to understand is and they’ll say “Scottish.”
(Unless they happen to be Scottish, of course.)
This isn’t a coincidence.
The difference in vowel sounds between English speakers and Scots …