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Improving your pronunciation

One thing I hear so often from students of English is that they want to improve their...
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Beginning stories: how to create atmosphere

In this article, I’ll show you some simple but effective ways to create atmosphere in your...
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Why we don't always mean what we say

The meaning of a statement is not always obvious from the meaning of the words it contains. I...
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"Before you were mine", by Carol Ann Duffy

BEFORE YOU WERE MINE by Carol Ann Duffy I think this is a very moving poem. A daughter...

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    During my education and my relatively long career in customer service and public relations I gained a huge amount of expertise, so now I am keen to pass on to others my skills and experience.
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    I am a very experienced teacher and mother of four, now grown up children. My passion is to teach children how to learn, rather than just what to learn.
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    I have many years of experience teaching German, English and French. My students are very positive about my patience and empathy. I am good at identifying and tackling any problems which may prevent a student from achieving their target.
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    I hope to improve your knowledge. I recommend at least a six week course. A basic course to give you the tools to enhance your voice and boost your confidence. Ring 01484309817. Elocution and English for all.
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    I am a recently retired independent secondary school Head of English with 35 years' experience of teaching students from ages nine to nineteen.
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    Everyone can benefit from some voice work. You just have to get to know your voice, work with it and give it some care and attention and you may well be surprised at the results!
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  • Voice in Second Language Writing Editor's Pick

    Francesca Bowdery English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Bromley) Picture What is voice in writing and why is it considered important? In hindsight, voice is considered by some as the ‘single most important element in writing’ (Murray, 1984) because it ‘separates writing that is not read from writing that is read’. This provokes the challenging question of what is...
  • The Purpose Of The EY Foundation Stage Curriculum Editor's Pick

    V Kondou Key Stage 1 English Tutor (Sunderland) Picture Critically consider the purpose of the Foundation Stage Curriculum for young children and to what extend it is appropriate in developing and educating the young child. In order to critically consider the purpose of the Foundation Stage Curriculum for young children and to assess to what extent...
  • Narrative Writing for GCSE English Editor's Pick

    John E. Robinson A-level English Tutor (Portsmouth) Picture Approaching the narrative writing question for GCSE English Language Write the opening part of a story about a place that is severely affected by the weather. You’re sitting in a school hall, behind a desk which is probably too small for you, alongside, in front of, and behind several hundred...

 

  • Language and the Power of Ideas

    Aisling K. A-level English Tutor (East London) Picture ‘La parole s'enfuit, et l'écriture demeure.’ - The spoken word is fleeting while the written word endures. The French have an excellently neat way of putting things. It helps that they have far fewer words than we do in English. The consequence of this economy of vocabulary is an enforced...
  • The benefit of ESL teacher training

    Fatema Desai IELTS Tutor (East London) Picture How all teachers can benefit from ESL teacher training practice.  ESL practitioners are taught to never assume too much so when a student walks into a class always take the approach that the student is starting from the beginning regardless of how advanced they might be . ESL students tend to...
  • Which English A Level Should You Choose? Editor's Pick

    Karen Pitts A-level English Tutor (Oxford) Picture This is the time of year when year 11 students begin to think about the next stage of their education. It’s an exciting time when teachers at your school or at open events in FE colleges try to entice you onto their courses. Many courses sound great; they are presented as being incredibly...