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classroom management problems

ESL and TEFL teachers often do not receive the class management training that their primary school colleagues benefit from. Without preparation, it can be a shock to take on a classroom of energetic children.

Here are some tips and ideas to help you contain your pupils'...

26 Feb Shelley Vernon 1 Comment
dog drinking milkshake

Hello teachers!

A dismayed ESL teacher found that his students did not understand the concepts of subject, verb, object. When he tried to explain English grammar, he found that he needed to explain grammar. My games and teaching philosophy work for this too! Here's how to...

15 Feb Shelley Vernon 1 Comment
3-year-old child fist touching father's fist

"I want to teach my 3-year-old son English, but don't know how to go about it or how long lessons should be. As I’m not a professional teacher, I don’t expect to have a bilingual child but, it would be a pity not to take advantage of the incredible capacity children have to...

19 Jan Shelley Vernon 4 Comments
words written on classroom board

Here's the problem: "I need activities for teaching, reinforcing and expanding vocabulary for primary school kids. Chinese teachers are not fond of games, so I need your help. Have you got any books on teaching vocabulary to kids?"

Yes, I do have books on teaching...

08 Jan Shelley Vernon 1 Comment

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