Teaching with humour: howlers

Teaching with humour: howlers What Is A Howler? “Howler” is a British word. Broadly speaking, a howler is a kind of blunder. A howler is like, but not exactly the same as, other members of the blunders family. The blunders family includes bloomers, bloopers, breaks, bulls, flubs, fluffs, gaffes, and similar words, each with a…

April 2, 2019 | by

Games for Writing to Speaking

Games for Writing to Speaking In the previous article “From Writing to Speaking: Enhancing Conversation” we presented an approach that suggests educational progression in ESL classes from writing to speech, as opposed to the more widespread conception in which speaking normally precedes writing. There have been many approaches suggesting educational progression in ESL classes. An…

January 21, 2019 | by

Three years teaching English in Madrid

Three years teaching English in Madrid I started the EBC TEFL/TESOL program in Madrid after a five years stint teaching English in Japan. I thought coming in that I already knew everything about being an ESL teacher abroad. I thought the course would be some lecture, some tests, maybe a practice lesson and then “congratulations,…

January 3, 2019 | by

The Subtle Greecian Tide

The Subtle Greecian Tide There is a beauty to Crete and the people that will forever linger in my heart. There is a magic that happens that is so raw but lasting. I was escorted to my apartment by the director of the school… it was literally a rocks throw away from the Mediterrean Sea.…

December 12, 2018 | by

Teach English in Argentina safely

Teach English in Argentina safely I want to share my opinion on something about which everyone seems to continuously wonder, particularly those with no experience of South America aiming to take a TEFL course in Buenos Aires or teach English in Argentina safely. What’s the situation with crime? Is Buenos Aires a dangerous city? Do people…

December 3, 2018 | by

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