Entries by Zarin Tasnim

TEYL Approaches For Effective Learner Engagement

 It is very important for ESL students to be curious in class and to ask more questions. It can be difficult to achieve this if they lack interest or don’t understand the benefit of this. Relying solely on a screen or paper  can also become a stale approach as the students become used to this […]

TEYL 101: Maintaining ESL Students’ Attention

The students I teach in my primary school do not show much interest in learning English nor are they motivated to engage in English speaking activities. They are rather shy  and get bored easily. They even start communicating in Cantonese when they don’t feel like being part of the lesson. This is one of the […]