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by itsjustnouns
Fri May 18, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Business English
Topic: Business culture - small group of businessmen. Tips please?
Replies: 1
Views: 4058

Teach them about slang in poker, hold'em, fold'em, pass, raise, blue chip (a valuable company on the stock market), in the hole. EFL?ESL students like current slang and expressions. Do it at the end of class and see what happens.
by itsjustnouns
Sat Dec 17, 2011 6:55 am
Forum: Business English
Topic: Free filler for ESL/TEFL students
Replies: 0
Views: 2755

Free filler for ESL/TEFL students

At the link below I've made a very extensive list of acronyms that can be used for teaching ESL/TEFL in Korea and elsewhere. http://acronymsandmore.blogspot.com/ This list of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and shortened words is very organised. When I taught adults in Seoul a textbook had a ph...
by itsjustnouns
Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Filler For Teaching Adults
Replies: 0
Views: 1740

Filler For Teaching Adults

I made a webpage www.acronymsandmore.blogspot.com that is a good filler when teaching adults. It has lists of acronyms, intialisms, and abbreviations and a few other shortened word types in chapters. There is no search engine, it is all clearly laid out, like a book. It's a matter of putting somethi...
by itsjustnouns
Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Keeping your English sharp/proficient while abroad?
Replies: 6
Views: 2509

Yeah, that's a funny one. That happens when you don't practice your own language, it changes. But you might have a different accent upon returning home. It can be worse while you are teaching English abroad because you become too flexible and your students too agreeable and things become too lax. A ...
by itsjustnouns
Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Learning English idioms
Replies: 3
Views: 1994

Idioms, expressions, sayings all combine. Stressing that some mean much more than they seem. An exercise I like using as a filler is putting on the WB

In the way
" " hole
loop
offing
swim

Going over each one and see if the students know what they mean.
by itsjustnouns
Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Learning English grammar
Replies: 6
Views: 6984

Students is Asia and Kora learn a rule based system of English which of course hinders their development. Give them a little of this, but discussion is more important. Discussing after they finish their exercises and so they can compare their answers with each other. People in Korea want to speak En...
by itsjustnouns
Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: How to get Adult ESL Students to ONLY speak English.....
Replies: 10
Views: 4753

When teaching adults there is peer pressure for them to make as few mistakes as possible. It is a cruel game they like to play to point out errors others make and laugh. Not all the time but sometimes-especially if they are young adults. If the teacher gets confused, it is really funny and then you ...