Student

Teenagers

English: teenage boy with sunglasses

English: teenage boy with sunglasses (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When it comes to teaching, teaching teenagers is the most difficult task in many occasions. Are you a teenager? Do you have teenage children? Were you a troubled child during your teenage years?

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The Perfect Student

Recrementitious Parts

Recrementitious Parts (Photo credit: nikkorsnapper)

Perfection does not exist, but we can do our very best to get as close to it as possible. Here’s the definition of the perfect language student. Don’t miss it, it can change your life to become a classroom Terminator.

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Uff, what a day!

Sick and Tired (Anastacia song)Well, I have nothing to say today. It’s one of these days in which I feel everything but inspired. One of those days in which you cannot study or do whatever you had to do… (more…)

I will try

English: Angry woman.

 

Some of my students really understand what I tell them to do, and they really understand what was wrong and the benefits they would get if they did things differently, and they promise me they would try… and I get very angry! (more…)

Teachers cannot teach!

Víðgelmir cave expeditioners walking on top of...

Víðgelmir cave expeditioners walking on top of a “pipe” formed by lava-skin that rolled half molten down the walls when the flow receded. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You know I like to take part into the weekly DP Challenge, even though I don’t follow-up each and every week as I sometimes skip some of them. But this week’s about my profession so I think I should say something here. (more…)

Exams

English: Students need sleep in order to study.

English: Students need sleep in order to study. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Exams are terrifying and are among any students’ nightmares. If you are not studying now, I’m sure you remember those difficult exams that drove you crazy, so what can I do? (more…)

Listen to me!

Cambridge

Cambridge (Photo credit: Anton Ruiter)

I had the opportunity to attempt another Cambridge seminar, two in a row! Teachers are not used to working on Saturday mornings! But it was very interesting, so I don’t regret having been there at all, and it’s always interesting when teachers are told what and how to work! We focused on listening this time.

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Attitude! 5 ways to fail

Attitude (EP)

Attitude (EP) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Attitude is really important in many different circumstances. Babies can understand other people’s inner feelings at a very young age by reading their facial expressions, and they’d interpret a friendly attitude. But attitude also implies our own feelings and achievements, and unless we have the right attitude, we won’t succeed! (more…)