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Shaking Heads At Europe And Hand It To The Americans

13/07/2015 04:32
Shaking Heads At Europe And Hand It To The Americans   The United Kingdom`s bizarre love affair with the United States of America continues. Once described as the US` aircraft carrier, the UK sits off the European mainland as a very small nation indeed when broken up into its constituent...

Cost Of Living Survey, Pseudi Yarubeer

01/10/2014 08:14
Cost Of Living Survey, Pseudi Yarubeer   After Bullitz language skull `headhunted` me in accordance with the British head chuck occasion system, whereby those who showed any sign of having the intellectual wherewithal to escape wage slavery were consigned to be wasted, like basketballs in...

Collaborative Writing

30/06/2014 17:54
  Collaborative Writing   The use of small group and pair work is supported by two major theories of language learning: the psycholinguistic theory of interaction, based largely on the work of Long (1983; 1996), and the sociocultural theory of mind, Vygotsky (1978). Both theories...

Teaching English Vocabulary

30/06/2014 17:48
Teaching English Vocabulary   Teaching vocabulary is important, and more than presenting and introducing. Knowing words isn`t memorizing. What students need is meaning in context and how words are used through correct instruction, which is vocabulary selection, word knowledge, and the...

The Use of Team Teaching and its Effect on EFL Students' Proficiency in English

30/06/2014 16:42
  The Use of Team Teaching and its Effect on EFL Students' Proficiency in English   Having taken a Bell-Obeikan International Placement Test, six EFL students classes (each comprising 20 EFL students) from the King Saud University`s Preparatory Year Diploma program, Riyadh, were first...

The ELT Interview: with Crazy Bob

10/04/2013 10:55
The ELT Interview: with Crazy Bob   ELT: Well, it's a great pleasure for us to get to finally talk to you Dr Robin. Our pants are wet as we speak. Could you just recap as to why you teach English language?   Dr Robin: They have my family. If I don't do what they say, they'll hurt them....

Hungry in Hungry

10/04/2013 10:43
Hungry in Hungry   I am often asked if I enjoy teaching, and the answer is as emphatic a no as I can manage. I do it for the gloriously intense feelings of superiority to those unfortunates who want to know how to spell 'I', because no one will employ me to stare at the wall from a prone...

Poe faced in Poland

10/04/2013 10:18
Poe faced in Poland   On the train in 2000 from Keleti Pályaudvar, the Eastern railway station in Budapest, to Warsaw in Poland where I`d accepted a post teaching English language and British History in English, I found myself in a railway carriage with a couple I remembered meeting before on...

The Further Adventures of Dr Rusher

10/04/2013 09:55
The Further Adventures of Dr Rusher   The quest for giving stud`nts marks for nothing at all goes on apace. Firmly ensconced with the Jizzy Ra International Academy of Riyald, Pseudi Yarubeer, the candidates greeted the good doctor with the legend on framed vellum parchment ten feet high that...

Magicians or Teachers

10/04/2013 09:21
  Magicians Or Teachers   There`s a concept of man in relation to the externality called 'Mu'. Everything that exists outside the individual is, potentially, a part of his/her 'Mu'; or, to put it another way, what appears in one's experiential domain is for us and, in a very real way, the...
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