Posts tagged with: the language coach

Los falsos cognados nos llevan a lugares insospechados y peligrosos en el idioma. Pensaste que ‘sensible’ en inglés es lo mismo que en español. Intenta de nuevo!...
Creías que actually quiere decir ‘actualmente’ en inglés? Tenemos listados interminables de palabras que se parecen, pero en inglés quieren decir una cosa y en español otra. Estas palabras son...
No es lo mismo decir ‘I play tennis all Saturday’ que ‘I play tennis every Saturday’, ambas frases se refieren a una concepción del tiempo bastante diferente (y con serias...
Si te confundes y no tienes idea de cuando utilizar both, either y neither no tengas miedo, aquí te lo explico con calma. Tenemos toneladas de material y de consejos...
Languages have always been a love or hate issue. If you pay attention, you will realize that here are those who are extremely passionate about the topic and jump at...
As I come close to my 20th anniversary of teaching English as a foreign language I can’t help but reflect on the nature of this business and the quality of...
I got this chocolate in Mexico. I have to admit I haven’t tried it yet (don’t think I will) since its name means ‘Nun’s Farts’. More so, there’s a small...
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...