Teaching with videos

Teaching with videos

Why should you use videos when you teach, whether online or face to face? Videos are great visuals to make a lesson engaging, to expose students to natural language, to ease comprehension via images and actions, to teach correct pronunciation and related issues such as contractions, intonation, stress, etc. What kind of clips should you … Read more

Online teaching dos and don’ts

online teaching tips

The rise of online teaching and the willingness to study online has increased at unprecedented levels. How do we keep demonstrating our professionalism and ensure our classes are fun, productive, and engaging even if when we have no choice but to teach online? Here are nine tips to help:   Make sure every technical aspect … Read more

Teachers’ wellbeing- schools that care

teachers wellbeing

Following months of pandemic, lockdowns, quarantine, uncertainties, switching to teaching/learning online as the way to keep our children’s education afloat, our teachers might need our help (school principals and parents) to push forward with a more joyful heart. How can we ensure our teachers’ wellbeing? What does wellbeing mean? Here is the definition given by … Read more

ESP Resources

ESP resources

What’s ESP? ESP stands for English for Specific Purposes and it’s a subset of ESL (English as a Second Language). It is directed to people aiming to study or perfect their vocabulary and skills specific to a type of employment, or business sector. Here are some examples: Technical English, Scientific English, English for the medical … Read more

Free children’s books

free children's books

Many parents have asked us for children’s books that are available with the click of a mouse. Here is our shortlist of free children’s books. It includes a wide variety, ranging from graded readers, to colouring books, to PDF downloads, to extra activities such as games and workbooks. 1– Free children’s stories No need to … Read more