Thursday, 2 July 2015

Reputation Capital

When it comes to goods and services, reputation is king. But is that any different for teaching?

I say no. So... if you are starting out on the road of becoming an ESL teacher, especially if you are doing so online, then you need to build, protect and then market your reputation.

Interested? Then read on...

Monday, 29 June 2015

Gender Neutral Pronouns

Are gender pronouns in English tricky?

Is it offensive and sexist to use the male pronouns as standard, especially in today's age of gender equality? Yet is 'one' rather pompous?

Should we refer to someone by whatever pronoun they feel best describes them, whether common in English or not?

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Give me a question?

A lot of teachers offer conversation lessons, and a lot of students want to practice and improve their conversation skills, boost their knowledge of vocabulary on certain topic areas and become more confident in discussions.

But.... Are you ever stuck for topics of conversation or discussion?

Fed up of the same struggle to think of something new to talk about?

Fear not! Here I share my best resources for instant questions!

Monday, 22 June 2015

Just a little inspiration...

'No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.'  

- Dead Poets Society 1989

Want to give your students a little summer inspiration?

Read on...

Friday, 19 June 2015

English Central

English Central

Let me introduce you to a great English language learning website with thousands of video lessons and dozens of topics.