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by allard02
18 Jun 2016, 09:42
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: how to teach a six year old English as a second language...
Replies: 7
Views: 22050

Re: how to teach a six year old English as a second language...

You can start with basic speaking exercises where you build his ability to follow and distinguish certain words. Start with things like: "Do you go to bed every night", and have him parrot back with a "Yes I go to bed every night." And keep doing it with different questions until he can accurately d...
by allard02
21 May 2016, 07:11
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: my student is forgetful
Replies: 9
Views: 5438

Re: my student is forgetful

as a professor in engineering i come across forgetful students all the time i would suggest you to write them down all the important things you want them to remember
by allard02
02 Nov 2015, 03:13
Forum: Teaching Adults
Topic: Teaching English Language Pronunciation to Chinese Students.
Replies: 6
Views: 24073

Re: Teaching English Language Pronunciation to Chinese Students.

You need to do the following things: (A) Create a strong context for the english language learning that you are teaching. Make it meaningful and important for them before you teach it. (B) Make sure your students get controlled and also free practice of the target language. (C) Build your syllabus a...
by allard02
27 Oct 2015, 03:07
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: The real scoop on CELTA
Replies: 37
Views: 56991

Re: The real scoop on CELTA

I posted an accurate depiction of what the course is and isn't for those that might be thinking about spending the money. There is no edge that CELTA graduates possess, other than the prestige of the name. It is an overly-hyped money maker.
by allard02
27 Oct 2015, 03:04
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Known Scams - Do not respond to these!!!
Replies: 51
Views: 60360

Re: Known Scams - Do not respond to these!!!

I have just been contacted by Adel Youssef who claims to be a Russian, living in Manchester, England and looking for a teacher, for his family. I noticed that he had been mentioned in previous posts and seemed to be attempting to scam job-seekers. This is just a reminder not to respond to this person.
by allard02
14 Oct 2015, 05:43
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: CV advice
Replies: 3
Views: 5432

Re: CV advice

The best advice is free. There's plenty on the internet, like at the Kent Uni website above. You just need to sit down a few hours and apply your brain. Draft and redraft. I doubt there are any CV companies that offer a money-back guarantee if you don't get a job.
by allard02
12 Oct 2015, 09:40
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: 2015 Foreign Teacher Requirements & Qualifications
Replies: 16
Views: 9401

Re: 2015 Foreign Teacher Requirements & Qualifications

I want to avoid the scams but will a legitimate employer want to see post-graduate employment? I've worked as a retail assistant throughout the past 3 years at university but I'm assuming this doesn't constitute real 2 years previous work experience.