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Key Stage 3 English

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'Teacher's Dead' by Benjamin Zephaniah

Book Review for 11-14yrs ‘Teacher’s Dead’ by Benjamin Zephaniah This book is all about not...
A-level English

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Is online tuition good?

Pros of online tuition Online tuition can be the perfect solution for older students who are...
Key Stage 1 English

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Classroom Climate and Children's Self-Esteem

‘If the classroom climate is right, then there is a much greater chance that the children’s...
A-level English

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Differences Between Spoken & Written English

   What are the main differences between spoken English and written English? Are they the...

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  • How To Learn Phrasal Verbs Using Context Exercise

    Ritsya Mathews English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Kingston upon Thames) Picture "The first line of the Moscow Metro opened on 15 May 1935. Sometimes called ‘the people’s underground palace’, it has made it through the last eighty years relatively untouched by the passing of time. During rush hour on a normal weekday, it carries as many as 9 million passengers and has almost...
  • Why Is It Important To Study English? Editor's Pick

    James Powers GCSE English Tutor (Sunderland) Picture Since becoming a teacher seven years ago the biggest obstacle I have found I have had to overcome with most students is context. Not simply the context of a particular novel or poem but the context in which they live. I find that children born in the last 15 or so years have grown up in such a...
  • GSCE English Language and Literature Tips

    Insight Tuition GCSE English Tutor (Hemel Hempstead) Picture This year was an arduous but exciting year for GCSE English students as it was the first time for a long time that the final exams were worth 100% of the total marks. This year I really got to empathise with the challenges that students faced, so I am going to share some top tips to help you...

 

  • Motivation With Online Language Learning

    Howard Coan English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Sutton) Picture It has already been accepted by many that first and second language acquisition are different. In terms of motivation, although it is accepted that all learners are different; it is very interesting to look at differences in levels – that is peaks and troughs as a student learns a language. As...
  • a tribute to James McMullan

    Nicholas Christiaan Key Stage 2 English Tutor (Dorchester) Picture I can’t pretend I knew James very well. He had contacted me through the Tutor Pages last month.   We’d been texting, emailing and speaking over the phone for the last month – every few days or so. He’d text cheerfully: ‘morning sir! are you available for a chat?’ and then we’d...
  • What Is English, And Why Do I Enjoy Teaching It?

    Chris Heaton English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (South West London) Picture The interesting thing about the time that I have spent teaching English as a foreign language is that it is something which has happened to me later in life, after extensive experience in university (but also in life in general) of learning foreign languages and some very abstract linguistics....