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Teaching English to Beginners: No Spanish, Please!

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May 2015

Teaching English to Beginners: No Spanish, Please!

When teaching any level of any language there are certain things that we teachers need to remember, but how do these things change depending on the level? What is it that changes when teaching English to beginners? That´s the key. It´s vitally important that you know exactly what you need to teach and when. During the early stages of learning any language students need to…

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May 2014

ESL activity lab. Creating functional beginners material – I play!

The purpose of this piece of ESL activity belonging to our activities section for beginners is to introduce the verb ‘play’. The previous ESL activity included the verb ‘like’ as well as ‘play’ so we removed the verb to like in order to simplify the activity. We introduced 4 Sports which all add something different to the ESL activity – Tennis, the same word used…

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Jan 2012

S1: Learn the Alphabet…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpIhzFh0yw8   Can you say the English alphabet? This musical video helps you to remember and pronounce the alphabet.


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Nov 2011

Happy and You Know it

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ2aEF337tY And what about starting the new week with this funny song with easy vocabulary. Pay attention to the musical instruments and the words related to likes and dislikes. And if you’ve listened carefully…


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Oct 2011

Friday Meeting 21/10/2011

This weeks meeting focus is on telephone classes, the S1 beginners’ course, Legal (Law course) and P4 structure material. Although we’ve had positive feedback on most issues covered in the meeting, we still need to improve in some areas. This year we began teaching low-level (P2) telephone classes and although at the beginning it was a bit tough because most of the time was spent…

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Oct 2011

Friday Meeting 07/10/2011

  A busy start to the month but here’s little update for the week. Last week we spoke about the classes at the gym and the new S1 course. Feedback has been generally good in both areas but we there’s still plenty of room for improvement. ‘Learning Capsules’ – as mentioned last week these are 30 minute learning capsules that will take place at a…

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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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