In this article, I demonstrate how I teach advanced learners how to develop richer and more expansive vocabulary. This article demonstrates perfectly how to use the communicative approach to teach vocabulary in a way that is both meaningful for the teacher and student. About the Author: Melissa is a graduate of OnTESOL’s 120-hour Advanced TESOL […]
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Besides speaking, the next thing my Korean students struggle with is their pronunciation. Pronunciation is challenging to learn because adult learners have already developed their own oral musculature patterns. This blog is perfect for English teachers in South Korea and ESL teachers in Canada who are teaching newcomers or international students. About the Author: Melissa is a […]
I teach English immersion lessons in Toronto, and the number one request I receive from my students is to include more speaking practice into my lessons, as the majority of my students have difficulties conversing with native speakers. When I tell my students that a conversation is like a simple activity of passing the ball, […]
For many Korean students, essay writing is a daunting task that requires attention to details and understanding of essay structure. Essays can be broken down into the following structure: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. Simply explaining this foundation, however, doesn’t make the writing process any easier. It is important to break down each and every component […]