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by sigmoid
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: How to Motivate Students with No Eagerness to Study
Replies: 3
Views: 7295

Re: How to Motivate Students with No Eagerness to Study

This is a very common problem with teaching in many countries where all students are required to study English. Basically, you need to look into student-centered activity-based lessons. Plan for a warm-up activity at the beginning, something not too challenging. The main lesson content in the middle...
by sigmoid
Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Employment Discussion
Topic: How do you receive payments from abroad for online English lessons?
Replies: 2
Views: 13558

Re: How do you receive payments from abroad for online English lessons?

I have been using PayPal for years as it is convenient to use.

Recently though, someone mentioned Transferwise to me as a good alternative. You might look into that.

Apparently it's based in the UK:

https://transferwise.com
by sigmoid
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Employment Discussion
Topic: editing as a side business
Replies: 1
Views: 9653

Re: editing as a side business

Yes, there is demand for proofreading, editing, paraphrasing, etc. that you can tap into by networking online with translation companies, via craigslist and with colleagues if you work at a university that requires lecturers to conduct research and publish. Anyway, that's where the bulk of my work c...