EBC TEFL teaching skills articles

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Why should we be motivated to learn? Two “I”s for teaching.

Why should we be motivated to learn? If you want to do something you have not done before, why do it? The “what is in it for me” question always comes up.

Krashen the ESL classroom, effective English language teaching

Krashen the ESL classroom, effective English language teaching. A mold-breaking concept about how we learn languages. How to include it in your ESL class.

Teacher talking time, control it to keep your students focussed

Teacher talking time is often forgotten. Teacher talking time control is vital when teaching English to foreigners because it stops your students talking.

10 great ways to lose your English teaching job

10 great ways to lose your English teaching job. Forewarned is forearmed so here we highlight some of the best ways to lose your English teaching job.

There is and there are usage – my new pet peeve

There is and there are usage. There is and there are usage seems to be close to being homogenised into the global use of “there is”.

Teaching present simple negative form – Teaching tips from EBC

Teaching present simple negative form. Most languages have one present simple negative form, but not English. We have two. Here is how it works.