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Game Tactics

November 26, 2012 by


Is your class boring you to death with rote memorization and grammar drills? Are your students sleeping, passing notes or singing songs to themselves without really caring what’s happening in class? Are the holes in the wall, drafts and sounds driving you insane and making you want to fall asleep in the back of the […]

The Co-Teacher Experience

October 31, 2012 by


Stepping into the classroom on my first working day in Georgia was an experience that I had anticipated, but this anticipation did not make the experience any less awkward. There was this classroom full of new students jumping to their feet in order to greet their first foreign English teacher, a classroom full of students […]


April 2, 2012 by


I want to tell you all about a student in one of my classes. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. When I met Keti she had no apparent English ability whatsoever. I’ve struggled with a lot of my classes this year, casting about here and there for ways to garner enough attention from […]