Savvy Book Recommendations for New English Teachers Going Abroad

“No art or learning is to be pursued halfheartedly…and any art worth learning will certainly reward more or less generously the effort made to study it.” —Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973-1014), Japanese author, The Tale of Genji   Looking for some book recommendations to prepare for your first E… The post Savvy Book Recommendations for New English Teachers Going...

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Reading Pleasures, Part 1: EFL Book Recommendations for Teachers Abroad

“No art or learning is to be pursued halfheartedly…and any art worth learning will certainly reward more or less generously the effort made to study it.” —Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973-1014), Japanese author, The Tale of Genji   Which books do I advise new English as a Foreign Language (EFL) t… The post Reading Pleasures, Part 1: EFL Book Recommendations for...

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Savvy Book Recommendations for New English Teachers Going Abroad

“No art or learning is to be pursued halfheartedly…and any art worth learning will certainly reward more or less generously the effort made to study it.” —Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973-1014), Japanese author, The Tale of Genji   Looking for some book recommendations to prepare for your first E… The post Savvy Book Recommendations for New English Teachers Going...

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Guest Post: What are the 6 Principles for Teaching English as a Second Language?

“More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given.”  —Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British philosopher and 1950 Nobel Prize winner in Literature What are the most important English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching princip… The post Guest Post: What are the 6 Principles for Teaching English...

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Teaching Matters: Observing and Leading Class Discussions

“The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man’s observation, not overturning it.” —Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873), British novelist/politician What do you do while students are having conversations or talking in pairs? Do you have a “formula” for taking notes? Do you focu… The post Teaching Matters: Observing and...

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Guest Blog: Things You Need To Know Working as a Teacher in Dubai

By Fazreen Razeek, Edarabia.com Guest Blogger Famous for its skyscrapers and shopping malls, Dubai is an outstanding place to live and work for those who love the city life. A melting pot of cultures from around the world, Dubai is a great city to explore – especially for teachers. From diverse clas… The post Guest Blog: Things You Need To Know Working as a Teacher in Dubai...

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