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English is Beautiful, Lovely, Exquisite, and Resplendent

Words are power. Words are beauty. A word can change the world. English teachers are the keepers of words. They spend their lives sharing words with their students, so they can carry them into the future.

Good teachers dedicate their lives to helping their students grow and succeed. They study teaching techniques, ways to present material, and ideas about every aspect of teaching. They devote time and effort to learning what the research has to say. Many earn graduate degrees to be more effective in the classroom. It takes a lot of energy to be a good teacher. [Read more…]

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‘Top 3 Vocabulary and Pronunciation Games to Play with English Learners’ by Katheryn Rivas

If you are a teacher of students learning English as a second language, you know first-hand how difficult it can be for them to get through some days in school. Things that may come as second nature to native English speakers can take quite a bit of work for students striving to learn the language. These games are a great way to break up their hard work with a little time for play, and add some different kinds of educational exercises to their academic program. [Read more…]

Today’s EnglishTeachingDaily Posts

Today’s EnglishTeachingDaily Posts

Worksheet: Short U Words Memory Flashcards

The BusyTeacher.org team has added a worksheet titled “Short U Words Memory Flashcards”.

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Worksheet: Grammar Errors in Present Continuous, Comparative/Superlative Sentences

The BusyTeacher.org team has added a worksheet titled “Grammar Errors in Present Continuous, Comparative/Superlative Sentences”.

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Movie Worksheet: Finding Nemo

The BusyTeacher.org team has added a worksheet titled “Movie Worksheet: Finding Nemo”.

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Worksheet: Prepositions of Place 2: Between, Next to, Under

The BusyTeacher.org team has added a worksheet titled “Prepositions of Place 2: Between, Next to, Under”.

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Worksheet: Prepositions of Place: Between, Next to, Under

The BusyTeacher.org team has added a worksheet titled “Prepositions of Place: Between, Next to, Under”.

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Worksheet: Reported Speech Song Worksheet: Who Says by Selena Gomez

The BusyTeacher.org team has added a worksheet titled “Reported Speech Song Worksheet: Who Says by Selena Gomez”.

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The Huffington Post: High School Analogies: The 15 Funniest Metaphors Created By Teen Writers

The latest article on huffingtonpost.com is titled “High School Analogies: The 15 Funniest Metaphors Created By Teen Writers”.

Connie Yowell

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The Huffington Post: Connected Learning: Reimagining the Experience of Education in the Information Age

The latest article on huffingtonpost.com is titled “Connected Learning: Reimagining the Experience of Education in the Information Age”.

Connie Yowell

Alex Case: Step up the pressure roleplays (TEFLtastic activity of the year so far)

Alex Case’s latest blog post is titled “Step up the pressure roleplays (TEFLtastic activity of the year so far)”.

Alex Case says, “Not quite a game, but a lot more fun and useful than it sounds.

Students do a short and easy roleplay, then the next roleplay card asks them to do basically the same thing with a tiny extension and/ or twist.

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BusyTeacher Blog: 8 Simple Tips to Encourage Student Participation During Group Discussions

The latest BusyTeacher.org blog post is titled

Article: Worldwide survey on use of learners’ own language

The latest English Teaching article on BBC TeachingEnglish is titled “UWorldwide survey on use of learners’ own language”.

ellenpd says, “Would you like to contribute to a worldwide research project? Northumbria University and the Open University are investigating how learners