I spent almost seven years crafting my vocabulary passion reputation because it is an amazing genre. I found that people's words are so powerful when it comes to use a new language, however, how could a new learner boost his/her vocabulary knowledge to a higher language proficiency level. For this particular reason, I started to … Continue reading V for vocabulary
Fall semester is on the door (but maybe you read this blog in different time, that's ok) and many international students all over the world might just started packing to study abroad. I remembered when the first time I experienced new culture in Brighton, UK in 2006, it was amazing moment to me. At that … Continue reading Culture adjustment for students studying abroad
#English #onlinelearning #home #vocabulary #onlineteaching #words Every time I read about how to keep remembering new vocabulary, I feel like it is a magnetic force pulling me to think strategically about this topic…5 Steps to help your students learn more vocabulary
I’ve never planned to dabble in online teaching but here I am – teaching online full-time. There’s no need for me to explain why. Or maybe, in case …The perks and challenges of online teaching
The curve of skill-acquisition You may have heard the expression ‘it’s been a learning curve’. Well, Cognitive psychologists working in the Skill …EN ROUTE TO SPONTANEITY (PART 1): THE CURVE OF SKILL ACQUISITION AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM
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Every time I read about how to keep remembering new vocabulary, I feel like it is a magnetic force pulling me to think strategically about this topic. What I mean hear is that growing one's vocabulary knowledge needs consistency and constantly mental work. First, let me ask you some basic questions here. Have you noticed the struggle … Continue reading 5 Steps to help your students learn more vocabulary
The #ELTchat which took place on 17 May 2017 was on a subject proposed by Twitter newcomer, @BrunwinLaura (All_things_TEFL), and selected from the suggestion rack by DJ moderator @SueAnnan. The topic question asked whether teachers forget to teach learning strategies to students, concentrating instead on just teaching the language?” This topic had been specifically … Continue reading Learning strategies make learning easier, but what if teachers don’t teach them?