Go Pro: How to Become a Foreign Language Professor and Get Paid for Passion

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Do you have a love for sharing your hobbies, interests and culture with others?

Does the thought of getting paid for that sound like a dream come true?

Well, guess what? You can!

With a passion for teaching and a …

Everything You Need to Know About Using the Suggestopedia Method of Teaching

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Welcome to another day at the Language Teaching Method Buffet!

We sure hope you’re hungry, because there’s a lot to choose from.

Maybe you want a little grammar-translation.

Or perhaps your appetite craves some total physical response, with …

Everything in Its Place: 3 Context-set Language Lessons

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Have you ever gone grocery shopping without a list?

It might seem like a good idea at first.

But then you wander aimlessly.

You have some vague idea of what you need and why you need it… but that idea …

Teaching Foreign Language to Young Learners? 7 Tips for Lessons They’ll Love

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A box of stuffed animals lies in a corner.

Crayon and marker drawings paper the walls.

A beach ball lies to the side of the teacher’s desk ready for the morning hello ritual.

Where are you?

In a classroom of …

How to Apply the Lexical Approach to Language Teaching in Your Classroom

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Which do you think is more important—advancing vocabulary or teaching grammar?

As a language teacher, you’ve undoubtedly considered the question.

If you had to choose one to the total exclusion of the other, which one would it be?…

Oh! Ahh! 15 New Language Classroom Translation Activities

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Raul sauntered into my English Review class, slouched into his chair and threw an open notebook onto his desk in disgust, pouting.

“What’s up, Raul?” I asked him.

“My teacher gave us these sentences to translate and I don’t get …

How to Maximize 5 Assessment Methods in Language Teaching

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You walk into your classroom and announce a pop quiz on last night’s homework.

Your students jump up from their desks and cheer.

Yeah, that’s never happened to me either.

When most students—and most teachers—think of assessment, …