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students in a classroom with few facilities, probably a village in Africa

You might be wondering how on earth you will get on in your classroom, in the heart of a remote country, without a word of the native language to your name. Teachers regularly ask me this question:

- When is it appropriate to speak to our pupils in their common tongue?...

28 Sep Shelley Vernon 20 Comments
bilingual students

Here are the ways I became bilingual and I’m sure these will work for you, your friends and children in school as well! If you have any questions, please do email me.

From the first steps of learning key words, to speaking out loud, and testing yourself to meeting up with...

15 Sep Shelley Vernon 1 Comment
How long

How long does it take to learn English? How long is a piece of string?

Learning a new language is very difficult for some and easy for others. Perhaps to explain this further, tell your students this story :

There was once a young man who was walking to the beach...

18 Jan Shelley Vernon 3 Comments

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