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TIME TO STUDY: HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR LANGUAGE LEARNING

One of the most challenging aspects of learning a language can be finding the time to do so. It requires a great deal of willpower and organisation. This post is going to look at how to organize your time and to find spaces in your routine to study. The ideal thing to do is to… Continue reading TIME TO STUDY: HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR LANGUAGE LEARNING

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ARTICLES · STUDENT

START: OUR OWN METHODOLOGY

An essential part of learning a language is the methodology used. I have spoken about the importance of using a language and context in the past, as well as giving advice for improving the individual skills sets such as speaking and listening, so I thought it right to put it into a simple acronym to… Continue reading START: OUR OWN METHODOLOGY

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TEACHING: Using your time well

Do you ever feel rushed off your feet? Does you life feel like you are constantly chasing unattainable demands at work? Our life around school does not have to be like this. It is a matter of organisation and using our time well. With reference to time usage in teaching, it is important to specify… Continue reading TEACHING: Using your time well

ACTIVITIES · ARTICLES · SPEAKING

Extra Speaking Ideas – using video clips

Speaking skills are essential in the learning of a language, what is important is to use various resources to keep the students interest and create conversation. We must try to challenge ourselves as language learners to speak about a variety of topics. Videos are a powerful too in the learning of a language.   FOR… Continue reading Extra Speaking Ideas – using video clips

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING AND CLASS PREPARATION

For the second part of this blog we thought is right to discuss planning strategies and class preparation. As teachers we often ask ourselves the same questions; how long should I spend on planning? And more often nowadays we tend to think of ways to save time. Are my classes interesting and capturing the attention… Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING AND CLASS PREPARATION