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by Králík
Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: TEFL jobs! Can anybody give me a piece of advice?
Replies: 7
Views: 5047

Sorry to jump in with a lexical question but can reticent be used synonymously with reluctant that way? I assumed the word only related to reluctance to speak.. but I never came across it before teaching so I haven't got a good knowledge of it's usage. Anyway there are many sites advertising jobs. I...
by Králík
Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Grammar explanation one-liners
Replies: 3
Views: 2200

I always say that tell is like look and say is like see, one is focused the other general. I guess you could make it rhyme Tell like look and say is like see the second's for all but the first is for me. I'm sure you guys will think of hundreds of exceptions though. I wrote this one for the problems...
by Králík
Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: personality
Replies: 9
Views: 2863

I think people generally like me as a person, and appreciate when I make an ass out of myself in order to explain something, if anyone doesn't like me it will be because of some occasions where I showed myself to be completely incompetent in explaing some grammar point.. or worse still.. didn't unde...
by Králík
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Adult Education
Replies: 12
Views: 6235

I had to teach a multi-level (pre-int to - advanced) class once in my CELT training... I taught ways of apologizing, I wrote a big list (starting with suggestions from the students) and told everyone to learn at least 5 new ways to apologize. I explained the difference in usage between things like v...
by Králík
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Texts
Topic: Text books for advanced level
Replies: 1
Views: 3464

My favorite is the Objective CAE (Cambridge), like that it has a workbook, students book, CD and teachers book.. I'm not sure if it comes with a self study book option (teachers book included, cheaper than buying separately) but I know the Proficiency in the same series does so maybe. I've also hear...
by Králík
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: ESL Balderdash: Advanced Learners
Replies: 1
Views: 6621

Great game! I always find it so hard to supplement the higher levels classes. I don't think I'll use the word list though, almost all of my higher levels are exam classes and I'd prefer to use words they might actually be able to use or even see in a test. For FCE: superfluous – adj. unnecessary / e...