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ESL Teaching Methods

The Importance of Word Stress

I’ve come across countless students who have a  decent understanding of English grammar, writing and vocabulary. However, many of these same students continue to struggle with speaking and have difficulty being understood by native English […]

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ESL Teaching Methods

Teaching ESL in the United States

The common perception is that English is taught in foreign countries by backpackers fresh out of university. However, there are a number of jobs to be had teaching English as a second language teaching domestically […]

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Culture & Communication

Five Reasons NOT to Teach English Abroad

As a recruiter, teacher, trainer and traveler,  I come across heaps of individuals interested in teaching English abroad. These fresh out of college kids to working professionals in their 30’s and 40’s yearning for a change of […]

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ESL Teaching Methods

The Best Method for Teaching English

English is by far the world’s most studied second language. It is no wonder that the ESL industry has grown significantly throughout the globe. Learning English, teaching English and the corporations, colleges and universities that all […]

Teach English Japan

The Guide to Teach English in Japan

Despite a slowing economy in recent years, Japan remains a premier destination to teach English and it’s understandable why there is such an attraction to this place. Japan is endowed with an exotic culture, breathtaking […]