Lost in Meaning? Let Me Show You how to Find Meaning through Vocabulary

Unsplash Plenty of times when learning a new language, I felt lost, going backwards instead of making linguistic progress. (because the cliche is that one […]

Worlds of Words

Unsplash How to encourage learner autonomy when it comes to learning vocabulary? How to inspire curiosity to learn more about certain words in English? For […]

Hirameki with young learners (via Emily Bryson)

A very quick post to say thanks to Emily Bryson! She recently shared this interesting post on using the Japanese art of Hirameki as way […]

Wordwall with young learners

I wrote an overview of Wordwall last year. Here’s a more practical example of how I actually use Wordwall, rather than just as a load […]

Creating Images with Words

Photo by Tim Mossholder from Pexels Whether you teach a language or any other subject, visual support for lessons is always needed. One kind of visual support I […]

Tech or Treat: Spook-tacular Halloween Resources for the Classroom III

Back by popular demand—some really spook-tacular digital resources that are sure to creep out your students—in a good way, of course! Yep—it’s the updated version […]

Playing with Words to Overcome Writer's Block

Postpone that email. Postpone that summary. Postpone that assignment. Wait. That assignment's deadline is tomorrow. Another long night melts into dawn, dawn melts into a […]

An Infographic for Vocabulary

Photo by Miguel Constantin Montes from Pexels One question that I have always found difficult to answer as a teacher is "What method do you use to teach […]

Enriching Vocabulary

Photo by Matthew T Rader from Pexels Lately I have been thinking about how to enrich and expand learners' vocabulary. Yes, there are different vocabulary games (e.g Take […]

A Vocabulary Game for #ELT

Words, words, words! How learning vocabulary can be challenging for non English speakers! Quizlet , and other word cards are helpful but do become rather repetitive […]

Game review: Play for the Planet (ELi Publishing)

Here’s another resource from the giant box I was sent from ELi publishing. I saved reviewing this one until I actually had a good reason […]

H5P: Free Software for Developing Interactive Learning Objects

I’ve been wanting to learn how to develop interactive content for course design but didn’t have the time, money, or opportunity to learn the sophisticated […]

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