As an English teacher in a different country, you may or may not be able to speak your students' first language. Here are some good and bad sides to being able to do so.
Crispy tarantulas, smelly shark and boiled alive baby duck – Do people really eat these strange dishes? Find out with this lesson plan that your students will love talking about. Intermediate +
Word origins can be fascinating. Discover the word origin of the everyday English word, milestone.
Language discrimination can lead to generalized negative evaluations of those with an imperfect command of English. This, in turn, can lead to negative self-evaluations and self-fulfilling prophecies.
A speaking and listening lesson based on Dragons' Den for learners of English. Students watch a pitch for a Harry Potter style magic wand then deliver pitches for their own inventions.
As English speakers we hear an expression and know instantly there is the potential for danger. We instinctively know what action to take. If you are new to English, these idioms can cause confusion.
Speaking English fluently can be a challenge. But it doesn't have to be that way since there are simple ways to improve one's verbal skills. Read more to pick up 5 simple tips...
Native language interference in learning a second language is a major problem for ESL students and learners of other foreign languages. This hub examines types of native language interference.
English may have a lot of words from Latin languages, but it is not a Romance language. Time for a little explanation.
Significant misinformation exists about the number of words for "snow" and "ice" in Inuit languages. Here is proof of at least 100.