Aug 05

Wordy Rappinghood

Wordy Rappinghood by Tom Tom Club What are words worth? What are words worth? WordsWords in papers, words in books Words on TV, words for crooks Words of comfort, words of peace Words to make the fighting cease Words to tell you what to do Words are working hard for you Eat your words but …

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Aug 05

Words that have become part of everyday English

They are in there, often unnoticed. Words that have become part of everyday English. Loot, nirvana, pyjamas, shampoo and shawl, bungalow, jungle, pundit and thug. What are the roots, and routes, of these Indian words? How and when did they travel and what do their journeys into British vernacular – and then the Oxford English Dictionary …

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Aug 05

How to choose your Business English Teacher in 5 easy steps

Step #1.  Choose the best teacher, not the best company.  Many business professionals and businesses hire a Language School or company without even asking about the teachers or their qualifications. This is a big mistake. The teacher should be purposefully matched to the student(s). Meet the teacher before you say “Yes”. Step #2. Choose a teacher who pushes …

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Aug 05

Investing in English…

Having taught English and coached in English for over 35 years I still fail to understand how so many teachers get through their teaching career with one or two books… or even none at all… I have always said and practiced that a good teacher should be a good learner and ring the changes… and …

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Aug 05

Comparatives – Does George CLOONEY speak English ?

In his latest Nespresso ad where he and a lady mistake their suitcases at the airport and then meet to exchange them… And that’s when she realises he’s not the man she expected him to be…  ‘I always expected you to be more… -taller ?’ answers George… and he stands corrected.  Wrong answer George ! …

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Aug 05

Teaching English

Teaching, and long-term -or life- teaching English is as good a job as any other… and even better… like the author says… it’s a job that gives you a well paid job abroad… and there’s always work… even if you don’t speak the language to begin with -although I believe once there you should learn …

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Aug 05

EFL Magazine

EFL Magazine the place to go if you’re an English Language teacher. We plan to get the best information to you in the form of articles, audio and video. We aim to make your life better as a teacher and we want you to access the best people possible from the field of language learning. We recognise …

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Aug 05

ABBA (Elem – PI) – Thank You For The Music !

ABBA’s success makes all comments both irrelevant and redundant… The foursome not only topped the charts of the world (and still somehow!) and were covered, adapted and sampled by dozen of acts who again in turn topped –and top still- the charts and show sales all over the world in various languages ! After a …

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Aug 05

Daft Punk (Beg – PI) – Around The World One More Time

Daft Punk (Beg – PI) – Around The World One More Time  First given the brush off by a British journalist –who did not know he was to give them their new name-  the French post-funk duo has become famous for their disco beat songs centered around the techno world… Daft Punk were selected to write the …

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Aug 05

Tea Talk

Speak English with confidence ! Practice your conversation skills, everyday, with carefully selected partners and interesting topics designed by teachers. https://www.teatalk.io

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