Monday, 2 March 2015

Towns & Cities Hip-Hop English

Today I would like to introduce you to a particular app which I think is rather good, both for students and teachers alike.

Towns & Cities is a hip-hop English language-learning mobile app for all ages, and works as a supplemental language-learning tool and uses original hip-hop music as its main channel for communication and engagement.

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests

A course for students and for new teachers to IELTS. 

Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.

Monday, 23 February 2015

"I didn’t say we should kill him!”

This week I have been looking some more at the issue of tone.  As an ESL teacher not only must we teach the grammar and the vocabulary but also look at ways to generate conversation and communication beyond the classroom. This means that we must help students to understand the conversational tone and tactics that native speakers use. A simple example for you is to consider when your voice rises and falls in a phrase: