Sermon on the Mount (TEFAL)

Then Jesus took his disciples up the mountain and gathering them around Him, he taught them saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven Blessed are the meek Blessed are they that mourn Blessed are the merciful Blessed are they that thirst for justice […]


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Scottish English Teacher (TEFAL)

This clip comes from the British Comic Relief show (a yearly show designed to raise money for charity) where Katherine Tate as a surly teenager cross examines her new Scottish English teacher and then moves on to Shakespeare.    


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Rosetta Stone (CALL Software)

Rosetta Stone is the name of proprietary piece of software for language learning. The name comes from the Rosetta Stone, a large carved stone from Ancient Egypt‏‎ with a single text in 3 languages which was used as an aid to translation. The principle of the Rosetta Stone software is […]


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Quotations (TEFAL)

Here are some poignant quotes about TEFAL teaching. I took a TEFAL course to get a handle on this pan-dimensional subject.   I got a job teaching TEFAL in China but just couldn’t stick it out.   TEFAL is often panned as a job   Occasionally there’s a sticky situation […]


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Quick Edit

Quick Edit is a simple CALL‏‎ activity which lets students work together in writing texts. It helps with critical reading and also allows peer checking which means grammar, spelling and vocabulary checks. Essentially it is a form of Peer Correction. Note that although this is presented as a CALL activity, […]


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