Monthly Archives: January 2016

Romit’s 4 secrets to IELTS Band 8.5

Romit is a 34 year-old Indian IELTS candidate, whose first language is Bengali. His remarkable IELTS score (Overall Band 8.5 with a perfect 9 in Reading) was the reason we ‘met’ – he sent his IELTS results to participate in … Continue reading

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Pedagogues and Profiteers: The Ups and Downs of Working in an ESL School

Most ESL professionals spend time, at some point in their career, working for a commercial language school. This might be a big multi-national concern like English First and Kaplan, or a smaller organization based where you live. There are real … Continue reading

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Toys in the ESL Class: How to Make Your Lessons Irresistible for Young Learners

Toys are more to children than just fun and games. We all accept that many toys provide at least some opportunity for children to learn, but why are many teachers reluctant to bring toys into their classroom? Mostly out of … Continue reading

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IELTS Speaking test in India – January 2016

When N took the IELTS Speaking test in India he was asked the following questions: Speaking test Interview – What is your full name? – Can I see your ID? – Where are you from? – Do you work or … Continue reading

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Clothes

I’ve designed this PowerPoint to teach some vocabulary items including formal, casual, liberal, modest, and conservative clothes. It contains different clothing items for each category. Hope it helps. BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy Teachers Like YOU!

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You can get Band 9 in Reading, but only 6.5 in Writing – here is why

Today we would like you to meed Mayank V, who lives in Punjab, India. He prepared for IELTS by himself, and learned an important lesson in the process, that may be valuable for you, too. Mayank found out (the hard … Continue reading

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Was – Were

Theworksheet with different exercises for past simple of the verb to be. It has 7 exercises: fill in exercises, a text where students have to choose the correct verb, an exercise where they have to correct the sentences and a … Continue reading

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Reading Comprehension

The worksheet is for beginners. It has two exercises: the first one is a text with questions, the second is to make sentences with given words. You can add words to the second exercise. The worksheet can be used to … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Teaching Great Grammar

It doesn’t take a tenured teacher to give a good grammar lesson. Anyone can. It’s just a matter of keeping in mind the essentials of every great lesson. Here are seven things you need to know before you give your … Continue reading

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Groom Wanted

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