Entries by Melissa Alvia

Teaching Pronunciation Drills to Korean Students

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 […]

Teaching Basic (Persuasive) Essay Writing to Korean Students

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 […]