Teaching English on Skype: Practical Platform Advice for Novice Online ESL Tutors

“Don’t be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don’t make the same mistake twice.” —Akio Morita (1921–1999), former chairman Of Sony Corporation What are some of the advantages of teaching English on Skype? How can you, the English teacher, make the most of Skype as an innovative educational … The post Teaching English on Skype: Practical Platform...

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Resource Round-up: Easy English Times

 “Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” -Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), American statesman and 3rd President of the United States Are you seeking an informative, practical resource to help improve your beginner/intermediate ESL students’ reading comprehension skills? If so, we highly recommend Easy English Times....

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Asking English Questions in a Global Context

How do English language learners develop the ability to ask questions in English? Why do ESL students need so much practice asking questions? What are tag-questions, and why are they so important in spoken English? The grammar and word order of English questions can be challenging. English Questions: Practice Drills in All Active Tenses   provides English students with extensive, focused...

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Chimayo Press Catalog Spotlight: From Our Friends

Readers and teachers of English: Are you looking to create a more fluency-focused curriculum for your ESL/EFL class this fall? Do you seek new, engaging communicative activities to encourage class discussions? Or perhaps flexible lesson plans with a built-in homework assignment per unit? Chimayo Press’s Fall 2016 catalog is here, featuring four new titles in addition to our previous...

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Chimayo Press Catalog Spotlight: Compelling Convesations – Vietnam

Vietnamese readers and teachers of English: do you wish to create a more fluency-focused curriculum for your ESL/EFL class this fall? Are you seeking new, engaging communicative activities to encourage class discussions? How about flexible lesson plans with a built-in homework assignment per unit? This year we’ve updated our catalog with two new Compelling Conversations titles,...

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Do you use Teachers Pay Teachers Yet?

“They know enough who know how to learn” – Henry Adams (1838-1918), historian Where do millions of dedicated teachers find affordable, readymade lessons? What if you could reap real benefits from all of your original supplementary classroom materials? Why haven’t we done this sooner? Exciting news, readers: Select chapters of Compelling Conversations and Compelling American Conversations (with...

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