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Sep 2011

Friday Meeting 30/09/2011

Topics covered this week: – S1 (Beginners) Course. – Add more vocabulary? (not in the Target Language) – Oxbridge Students. – A new project called ‘learning capsules’.   Building blocks: We finally have class 1 ready to test out(consisting of 4 activities and a wrap up). The S1 course has been completely modified in order to make it more teacher friendly and thanks to our dedicated…

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Sep 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk (Wine Library). You are going to kill it!

If there is something you hate doing, please stop doing it now! Make your hobby a business. Ingredients: Patience and Passion.httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhqZ0RU95d4VIDEO Written break down First and for most, I really want to thank everyone being here. I mean, this is outrageously humbling. Every single person who is reading this, since your here, there’s no doubt in my mind that you’re going to kill it. Patience…

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Sep 2011

Oxbridge TEFL – Teaching Methodologies – some examples…

Have a look at some of these videos about teaching methodologies… Let us know what you think of them. The Direct Method (also the Berlitz Method) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiQvG-fvzLM         Audio Lingual Method httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVkaGw_M5mA         The Silent Way httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sshhHFWwukM         Suggestopedia httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX4JFEUgqlg         Total Physical Response httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkMQXFOqyQA         Callan Method httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D2K-3WprHA  …

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Sep 2011

The 9/11 Decade

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIhTBEUr_80The Clash of Civilizations is a theory, proposed by political scientist Samuel P. Huntington in a lecture in 1992. He predicted that people’s cultural and religious identities were going to be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. This video is a review of the history after a decade from the the 9/11.


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Sep 2011

Friday Meeting 23/09/2011

Developing the S1 Beginners Course Teaching Beginners in any language can be a daunting task, which is why this week, a group of teachers set up a workshop in order to improve the S1 course. We came up with the idea of ‘building blocks’ – common vocabulary that will be incorporated in practically all the classes. Each class taught will cover the contents from the…

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Sep 2011

Oxbridge TEFL – How to remember tenses and tense formation in English

Have you missed this important session about tenses in English? Do you find it difficult to remember all these names with Latin roots? Do they not make any sense to you and just thinking about them makes you feel dizzy? Maybe if you think of them as combinatorics it will appear much easier to remember.


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Sep 2011

Oxbridge TEFL – In the beginning was the word…

I wanted to pay tribute to the opening of the Bible (John 1:1) in relation to the upcoming No Pens Day initiative in the UK. I wanted to go back to the roots, to the origins of what we consider to be the beginning of all knowledge. I wanted to be original and once again go back to where it all begins: the word.


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Sep 2011

Tense Timelines

This is an example of some of the tense timelines that will help to show the different tenses.



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