ABC for beginning teachers (Observation checklist)

When you just start teaching, what is really beneficial is to observe your colleagues’ lessons. It improves your self-awareness of the teaching process, gives you new insight into a particular student’s behavior or performance, you can learn more about other materials and methods, also you can identify your own areas of teaching and lesson planning…
План урока "Autumn idioms"

In this lesson students learn and practise idioms connected to autumn. Age: teens / adults Level: Intermediate + Time: 50 mins Lesson type: Vocabulary and speaking Number of students: 1 - 8 Materials:  a worksheet Autumn idioms (worksheet) Autumn idioms (teacher’s notes) Мария Цедрик
ABC for beginning teachers (lesson planning)

Lesson planning is a significant element of teaching-learning system. A lesson plan is a step-by-step guide that provides a structure for an essential learning. It helps the teacher to choose the materials, adapt the activities to student’s needs, be prepared to possible problems. An effective lesson plan has three basic components; aims and objectives of…
How to start teaching online: 7 tips

Online education have seen a significant growth and more and more people are using the Internet to study English. Common reasons are convenience, accessibility, and scheduling flexibility. This growth opens up new avenues of income and career advancement for teachers who are eager to try something new and adjust to new world. Here are 7…
ABC for beginning teachers (ELT glossary)

YLE, TPR, L1, TTT, PPP 🤪 Are you a beginning teacher and strange abbreviations in ELT books drive you crazy? Or maybe you are not sure what ‘recast’ and ‘scaffolding’ mean. We prepared a list of essential English language teaching (ELT) terminology. Chant To repeat a phrase, sentence, rhyme, verse, poem or song, usually with others, in…
Как стать онлайн-преподавателем?

Устали от оффлайн занятий и тратить силы, время и деньги на дорогу? Ученик уехал в другой город и все равно хочет заниматься именно с вами? Хотите знать с чего начать онлайн преподавание? Всю основную информацию найдете в нашей инфографике.   Мария Цедрик
Will/going to

Here are some ideas you can use to practice “will” and “going to” with your pre-intermediate students. Some students find it difficult to understand why there are so many ways to express the action in the future. These activities are suitable for group and one-on-one classes (a teacher will be a partner) and are aimed…
Storytelling: техники и приемы на уроке

Рассказывание историй — одно из самых естественных действий в нашей жизни. Мы постоянно рассказываем о том, как прошел день, болтаем с друзьями, читаем истории в интернете и слышим их. Это настолько естественно для человека любого возраста, и обязательно нужно использовать в обучении иностранному языку. Что же такое storytelling? Метод сторителлинг – это изучение языка с…