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Clothing is part of every single person’s life. When your ESL students start their day, one of the first things they must address is what they will be wearing for the day. Clothing is also one of the ways humans express themselves and showcase who they are, how they’re feeling, and what they like. Because […]

January 2, 2020

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Even the ones who aren’t too computer savvy? Or the ones who only teach fine art? How about the ones who were born before the internet? Just what are the requirements to snagging one of those online teaching jobs? If you’re worried that you may not be cut-out for online teaching, you’re probably wrong. Teaching […]

December 31, 2019

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Demand for English learning in China has grown faster than your kid can move when he hears the bath running. And it has opened up an entirely new industry for North American teachers: online ESL teaching. Here’s how choosing this enriching education opportunity (that’s both a smart financial and professional move) is also helping the […]

November 14, 2019

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Work when and where you want. Earn $15-$22/hr.

Thanks to a host of unusual qualities, like angelic-levels of patience and the ability to command the attention of thirty plus kindergarteners, teachers are suited to side hustles almost by design. But with more and more options coming out of the woodwork, it can be tricky pinning down the side job that makes the most […]

November 12, 2019

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So you’re thinking of joining the next best thing, here’s what you need…  Engaging with and teaching second language learners online has never been easier, and as demand for teachers continues to grow, opportunities are limitless for those looking to teach online. But don’t kid yourself either, correct training and preparation are critical to success […]

October 24, 2019

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English pronunciation is possibly the most difficult hurdle your students must overcome. Although your students may be well-versed in English grammar and spelling, it is one thing to excel in writing English and it is another to excel in speaking it. If your students cannot pronounce clearly and correctly, implementing the language rules they studied […]

September 23, 2019

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This Teaching Essentials Blog Series looks at some tools-of-the-trade for online ESL instruction. In it, we explore a few key concepts and dive into what makes them indispensable to our teachers. In a one-to-one class setting, the greatest benefit to the student is an environment suited to their pace, their learning needs. But if that […]

August 21, 2019

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When it comes to learning English, rote memorization helps ESL students learn the basics and rules of the language. It creates a foundation that is essential to building proficiency. But in order to be masters of English or any language, students should practice a little creativity to advance to a new level. An excellent activity […]

August 2, 2019

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Learning a new language isn’t easy! So when it comes to teaching a foreign language, educators need to figure out effective teaching strategies and methods that will help students retain information. Sometimes, letting students be creative will help them learn the nuances of language as well as have fun! Other times, rote learning is more […]

June 7, 2019

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Students are all different. Every classroom, community, and country will have students that are different from one another. While each student is unique, a country’s cultures and characteristics can often influence the general student population. There are many factors that influence the uniqueness of a general student population: family circumstances, a country’s many values, and […]

April 22, 2019

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News articles can be powerful learning tools for ESL students. Unlike the usual ESL reading comprehension activities, news resources can engage students on an immediate level. They’re studying language by learning about what’s going on in the world, a topic that they may already be interested in. Start each ESL lesson with reading and recounting […]

February 22, 2018

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