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by amrif
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Suitable Movies for the ESL Classroom
Replies: 17
Views: 81065

Re: Suitable Movies for the ESL Classroom

Movies are a great way for students to relax/unwind and learn all at the same time. They will want to understand what is happening so they will focus and force themselves to listen and learn. I would say that animated/cartoon movies are always a great choice. They do not use the most complicated lan...
by amrif
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching children
Replies: 25
Views: 16253

Re: Teaching children

Teaching children is tricky. The only thing that makes it easier is time, practice, and experience. It isn’t always easy for children to focus and pay attention so it is important to mix/change up the kind of activities and learning material being used. Yes, games are always a hit with young childre...
by amrif
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: English day trips
Replies: 25
Views: 14299

Re: English day trips

In my opinion, day trips to learn English are a great idea; taking students out of the classroom in order to learn English changes things up a bit. They will enjoy this aspect of learning. Museums or places with historical value can be a great way of teaching students English. In order for it to be ...
by amrif
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiiving day
Replies: 26
Views: 20297

Re: Thanksgiiving day

Having lived in both, the United States and Canada, I have experienced thanksgiving in both places. I feel that Thanksgiving Day seems to be more of a big deal in the United States than it is here in Canada. I feel that in Quebec, celebrating Thanksgiving (l’action de grâce), is not as important as ...