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Games are an amazing way to learn English online because they engage students in a way that’s both memorable and fun! Here are the Top 5 Games to Play in the Online ESL Classroom, as well as some tips on how to modify them depending on the age of the student.

February 16, 2021

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Best Uses of Total Physical Response ESL teaching strategies like The Total Physical Response (TPR) method, combines vocabulary instruction with bodily movements which creates a fun and unique educational instruction style. Professor of psychology, James Asher, developed the method and it is now widely used in English instruction across the globe. In TPR, both instructors […]

February 2, 2021

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The VIPKid Guide to Maximizing your Time Classroom time management is an incredibly useful skill to develop that links almost all aspects of teaching. And as a teacher it can feel like there is never enough time! We’ve put together some helpful and effective tips for time management in the online classroom that can help […]

January 26, 2021

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Work when and where you want. Start today.

Teaching English online to students presents a variety of unique challenges, even more so when you’re teaching English as a second language. ESL (English as a Second Language) instructors can help alleviate some of these challenges by incorporating visual aids into their curriculum which is why we’ll be covering the importance of visuals for ESL […]

January 19, 2021

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“This study is the first step in the burgeoning field of learning efficacy in digital learning platforms.” – Professor Jun Liu, Chief Academic Officer at VIPKid and President of the VIPKid Research Institute. VIPKid is excited to announce our research collaboration with ETS, the world’s largest private, nonprofit educational research and assessment organization. ETS is a […]

January 5, 2021

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Understand the 5 Stages of Second Language acquisition along with recommended tips to help your students learn English faster.

September 15, 2020

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The Teaching Essentials Blog Series looks at some tools-of-the-trade for online ESL instruction. We explore a few key concepts that's easy for any new ESL teacher.

August 12, 2020

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If you've never tried teaching English online, there's no need to worry. So how does VIPKid work, exactly? Here's the quick guide to VIPKid.

April 21, 2020

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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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Aside from the flexible schedule and pay, the beauty of teaching English online is that it’s as enriching for teachers as it is for students.

November 14, 2019

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