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by Dixie
Sun Jan 14, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: First class ice-breakers
Replies: 5
Views: 7642

Eric and Paola,

Thank you so much for your advice. We'll start tomorrow and I'll tell you how it goes. Thanks again, I appreciate it ;)
by Dixie
Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: First class ice-breakers
Replies: 5
Views: 7642

First class ice-breakers

Hello everybody, I'm going to start classes with a new group of adults next week and the only thing I know is that their level is quite basic , which is, to me, a very relative concept. I am wondering what to do in that first class, i.e. introductions and such. Maybe someone could give me any ideas?...
by Dixie
Sun May 14, 2006 8:05 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Pros and cons of second language influence
Replies: 1
Views: 6889

If both languages are similar (e.g. from Germanic or Romance origins), L2 can be a lot easier for the students to assimilate. Anyway that was just an example. I think that the mother tongue inference is not always good, it can lead to many errors which should be corrected at once.
by Dixie
Sun May 14, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Is this sentence correct?
Replies: 6
Views: 9360

You could say, for instance, I was eating yesterday at one o'clock.
by Dixie
Sun May 14, 2006 8:01 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Comics for your students
Replies: 5
Views: 9028

Interesting site. Thanks a lot!
by Dixie
Thu Apr 06, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Dog Property Rules
Replies: 1
Views: 5790

I love it :D
by Dixie
Sun Apr 02, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: need ideas: tutoring a child and info about SK teaching?
Replies: 5
Views: 10781

Oh, I forgot -- the memory game with flash cards is also a good game. (The game where you lay all the cards face down and each person take turns finding matches.) Just make sure you get the student to say what each card has on it. I've tried this game with small groups of students and also with jus...
by Dixie
Wed Mar 15, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Out of the question
Replies: 2
Views: 9479

Out of the question

Dear teachers,

Student 1 says "It's Monday tomorrow". Student 2 says "It's Sunday tomorrow". The teacher tells student 2 : "You're out of the question".

What does the teacher mean? :roll:

Thanks a lot.
by Dixie
Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:51 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Need help with resources
Replies: 2
Views: 11619

I always use http://www.onestopenglish.com/freeresources. There are great downloadable sheets for any level. Hope they're useful ;)
by Dixie
Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: 12 am = midnight or noon?
Replies: 9
Views: 109297

You're right, 12am is midnight, while 12pm is midday.