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~~Learning a language involves learning new words. The more words you know the more you will understand and the better you will be able to communicate. It is said that in order to “get by” in a foreign language you need a vocabulary of at least 120 words. Read: The more words you are exposed to the better vocabulary you will have. When you read and see words you don’t know first try to guess the meaning from the sentence/story and then look the word up. Read and listen to things you are interested in. There are lots of graded/guided readers available and even manga/comics. Play
~~1. Establish ground rules from the first day of class and be clear, consistent and fair throughout 2. Remember the learners' names. Encourage them to use and remember their classmates' names. Use their names often when teaching (ie. talking to them, making requests, TPR exercises, learners passing back notebooks or workbooks, playing games, etc.) 3. Show them what to do. Don't explain. Just do. They will follow your lead. English needs to be experienced, not explained. 4. Encourage trust between you and the learners. Through your actions show them that you will never embarrass them for m
Going to teach in the Middle East can be an amazing and rewarding experience. You'll get to experience new and exciting cultures, make friends with people you might never otherwise meet, and you also get to take advantage of the travel opportunities. Before you quit your job and pack up your home, however, consider these three things.
Have you ever thought of teaching abroad? If you are a native English speaker it could mean an incredible experience alongside earning a decent income with it.
"I saw a documentary on NHK recently and it said that if the foreign teacher is allowed to teach and the Japanese teacher assists, then the class will go well. But if the Japanese teacher insists on teaching in a Japanese way and wants to control the class, the students don`t learn as much and the class doesn`t go as well..."
Let me set the scene for a moment… The interview committee at a well-respected, very competitive, high-paying school district has narrowed down its huge list of 500 applicants to the final three.