Рубрика: Лиза Мардоян

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How to Help Students Deal with Telephone Language

How to Help Students Deal with Telephone Language

Like any other soft skill, mastering telephone language is of utmost importance in modern business life. Of course, in a lot of cases, telephone calls are avoided by substituting them with chats or any other online communication tool. However, in a wealth of cases learners will need to have telephone calls (organizing an event, making...

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How to Prepare for PTE Young Learners

How to Prepare for PTE Young Learners

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Young Learners is designed for students aged between 6 and 13, and assesses their understanding and use of real-life, practical English. There are four different exam levels (Firstwords, Springboard, Quickmarch and Breakthrough) which integrate listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, with an emphasis on completing fun, communicative tasks in age-appropriate...

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Ways to Teach and Practice Functional Language

Ways to Teach and Practice Functional Language

Learning functional language equips students with the ability to communicate effectively in various everyday situations by performing functions, such as making requests, giving advice, complaining, agreeing, asking permission, etc. As functional language contains a lot of fixed expressions, it is best to teach these structures in manageable and small chunks. By trying to limit the...

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Best Online Resources for Teaching Advanced Students

Best Online Resources for Teaching Advanced Students

Advanced learners already have robust vocabularies and are quite confident with grammar items. In the modern era of World Wide Web, teachers get access to an absolute treasure trove of fantastic resources which work for Advanced ESL learners, e.g. The New York Times for both national and international coverage, BBC with up-to-date coverage of events...

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Useful Online Grammar Resources

Useful Online Grammar Resources

Contemporary teaching methods mainly focus on equipping learners with the skills to communicate effectively.  Due to this factor little significance is attached to the study of grammar items taking into account the fact that learners can communicate their message through the use of appropriate vocabulary items. However, proper use of grammar carries weight in terms...