A question for all of you teaching online: have you ever recorded your classes? I’ve been doing so for some months now and I’d like to share my thoughts about using online classes recordings. What’s in it for the teacher and the student?
The aim of this class is to practice speaking skills in the context of talking about body language. One of the language goals is creating nouns from adjectives. It is suitable for adult learners, levels B2 and up.
The aim of this class is to practice speaking skills in the context of talking about healthy eating. The lesson comes with a listening homework assignment. It is suitable for adult learners, levels B1 and up.
The aim of this class is to practice speaking skills in the context of talking about work-life balance. The lesson comes with a reading homework assignment. It is suitable for adult learners, levels B1 and up.
Oh, you teach English online! So, does it mean that you just chat with people on Skype and they pay you for it? Does one even need any teaching experience to do that? These are some of the questions I’ve heard from both teachers and non-teachers recently and they basically sum up what I think online teaching should NOT be about.
I’ve been teaching English online for 6 months now and I’d like to share some of my (very subjective) thoughts on the matter. If you’re considering giving online teaching a try, you might find this post interesting. Take a look at some of my biggest surprises, most important lessons, and some reservations concerning giving online English classes.
The Internet is full of fun and eye-catching games for younger learners or even low-level adults. What I have been struggling with, was finding suitable online activities for more advanced students that would not be more of the same exam practice or grammar fill-in exercises. Feeling my students would appreciate (and deserved!) some language fun, I started looking for online games and activities I could use in the classroom. Continue Reading …