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by sawlor29
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Free teaching materials for private lessons
Replies: 6
Views: 2663

Hi Mike,

This reply might be too late, but what age group are you looking for? kids or adult class.

Robbie
by sawlor29
Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Teaching TOEIC, seeking advice.
Replies: 3
Views: 4290

Hi Marie Josey,

Hope the sites help and if i think of any others, i will let you know.

Robbie
by sawlor29
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Teaching TOEIC, seeking advice.
Replies: 3
Views: 4290

Toeic Tips

Hi:) I have taught a lot of Toeic speaking and listening over the years. My advice: Mix up your material so that you use (for example) 50% of class time with toeic specific material, and then 50% of class time with more interesting material that still helps students practice speaking and listening. ...
by sawlor29
Mon May 02, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Using Youtube: Adult Material-Speaking/Vocab/Listening (PDF)
Replies: 3
Views: 2423

Great to hear! Good luck and if you have any questions please let me know.
by sawlor29
Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:31 am
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: ESL/ELT activities which are effective with boys, esp ES/MS
Replies: 1
Views: 1761

Teaching Boys

Hi, I had a class of all boys years ago (around 12 students, grade 6 and 7). The private academy I worked were really only concerned about keeping students and not really about teaching them. This of course can made it more difficult for the teachers. To keep them engaged and learning, I did the fol...
by sawlor29
Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Questions about using Self-Regulated Learning strategies
Replies: 1
Views: 1543

SRL and Self Improvement

Hi Charlie, I think what you are doing is great. I work in Korea and have been trying to implement SRL as well, although it can sometimes be challenging as some adult students feel they are too busy outside the classroom. Based on my experience with SRL, here are my answers/suggestions to your quest...
by sawlor29
Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Online Teaching: Getting started enquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 2674

Online Teaching Sites - Update

so....I talked to my worker and she has had friends use the following site (I attached the link to the main info because the home page is in Korean: http://careers.ef.com/job/o5HoZfwT/ The link above takes you to the details of using the site for online teaching work. Navigating the site is a bit di...
by sawlor29
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Online Teaching: Getting started enquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 2674

Online Teaching Sites

Hi, I haven't used online tutoring myself, but I have a coworker that said the following site was legit (I am not sure about the details or how the payments work.....but thought this may be of some help.....I will try getting more details about the job and let you know). The site (which is also an a...
by sawlor29
Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:27 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: New Teacher at New School, first time abroad; any advice?
Replies: 1
Views: 2387

Grammar to Speaking

Hi Nick, I understand where you are coming from. Having mixed classes can be especially challenging. Here is something I did at the university I teach at and it worked quite well with mixed levels. Try this speaking format: A: Topic Question (make sure the grammar point is used properly) B: Answer (...
by sawlor29
Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:09 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: VOCABULARY - 10 Words = 1hr of Speaking!
Replies: 0
Views: 2048

VOCABULARY - 10 Words = 1hr of Speaking!

Hi Everyone, I wanted to share a great way of turning vocabulary into a speaking lesson that help students learn new words (and use their current vocabulary) in a MUCH more efficient and engaging way. Vocabulary Speaking: 1. Whether I use a topic or an article with a main topic, I would make a list ...
by sawlor29
Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:01 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: SPECIFIC SUBJECTS FOR ADULT ENGLISH CONVERSATION
Replies: 1
Views: 2439

Vocabulary Speaking

Hi Maureen, I just recommended the bottom information on a different way of using vocabulary on another post. I think it may be of help to you as well. Vocabulary Speaking: -Whether I use a topic or an article with a main topic, I would make a list of the vocabulary that will be used in the lesson. ...
by sawlor29
Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Adult C2 Discussion Advice Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 2666

Vocabulary Speaking

Hi Phillip, I understand what you are going through, and a 3 hour lesson for only 2 people can be difficult! I am teaching a 3 hour class to a group of 6 adult students and find that one topic can become a bit boring. However, they sound like your students and really just want to talk. So, here is w...
by sawlor29
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: adult business/general conversation classes
Replies: 3
Views: 2157

happy it helped:)
by sawlor29
Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: adult business/general conversation classes
Replies: 3
Views: 2157

Your Lesson for 1 to 1 with Adults

Hi Marie, I have taught a lot of business classes in Korea. Your idea seems like it will work out fine. I would also recommend adding 'creating questions' to your lesson. -You can make your own questions before the class that revolve around the topic, and -you can also have your student try and crea...
by sawlor29
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Help with conversation classes
Replies: 3
Views: 2294

Material you can use for low intermediate adults

Hi, I have been teaching adults with varying levels for many years. try these sites that offer free material that you can print out: -www.breakingnewsenglish.com it uses news stories and the lesson is created around the story. All the lessons come in PDF or Word format for printing. i recommend the ...