Whether you have previous teaching experience or are just looking to get started, the UW International Teaching English as a Foreign Language program (I-TEFL…
Are you a novice English teacher? Want some tips on using authentic materials in class? This video is here to help! For more free teacher training videos, vi…
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The video is designed to show us what it’s like to live with sensory over-sensitivity. Not everyone on the autistic spectrum will experience this to this degree, or even at all, but it does give a sobering insight into the difficulties that some people face.
It is estimated that about 1 in a 100 people are on the autistic spectrum so the chances are very good that some of your students are, whether you, or even they know it or not. In fact, because it’s a spectrum we are actually ALL on the autistic spectrum, it’s just a question of how pronounced those features are.
If you work with people with more severe forms of autism you probably already know plenty about how to support them , but many, often highly intelligent, people have traits of ASD without ever realising it. What they do realise is that life, and by…
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One of the first challenges facing newly minted English teachers, especially when teaching in a foreign country, is finding a way to introduce themselves to their new class.
New teachers need survival skills that will help them learn and develop (Initial teacher #education needs to equip prospective teachers with some basic teaching competencies.
Summer is here and it’s time to have fun and relax.
It’s also a time to recharge batteries and refresh the heart and mind with inspiring ideas.
One of my favourite ways to do this is to read on the beach while soaking up the sun.
An introduction to the Dogme approach: teaching English by discussion, relating to students and working on a needs-to-know basis. (An basic intro to DOGME in English language teaching.
Teaching can sometimes be a rather lonely pursuit, especially for ELT teachers away from home in foreign countries. It can also be a rather homogenising experience, if you’re teaching in a specifi…