Posts tagged with: ingles

Between the whiteboard and me there is a secret…we have an ongoing relationship… My last post was about the iPad. God I love that device. It has changed my life...
I think the whole ‘Native English’ concept affects a lot of TEFL teachers who are not ‘native’ by the standards expected by some students and are ruled out even if...
I was recently hired to evaluate a group of students at a university. The students needed to obtain a B1 placement score on the Common European Framework of Reference for...
Fellow blogger Aiysha recently asked a question about which countries are the most interesting to visit. I want to narrow the search and focus on cities. Now, I have lived...
Some months ago I wrote about teachers being gate keepers to people who need to pass an English requirement in order to enter a university, get a degree, or be...
I’ve been learning Portuguese for the past three years and have been using Rosetta Stone for the last two. I decided to enroll in the interactive language learning program, the...
Most prospective students inquire about class content and methodology, and while I understand their concerns, I’m not always keen to reveal this. The reason is not selfishness nor cockiness, quite...
Last Friday, May 15, Colombia had its Teachers’ Day celebration. The date for teacher’s day varies from country to country, although there is an official World Teachers’ Day celebrated on...
Is learning a language like war where anything and everything is valid to get your goals? In fact, it’s probably more like a street fight a la ‘Bridget Jones’. (Do...
In what I understand is an effort to sell more books publishers, institutes and some teachers alike have convinced students that their language learning process is tied to the completion...