We officially launch the DimmiDeck on Kickstarter on Monday 23rd of January! We can’t wait to show you through the cards, explain how they work and offer them to you for preorder. If you haven’t yet checked out our DimmiDeck Infographic then what are you waiting for? DimmiDeck is the the ultimate flexible resource for teaching second languages! We can’t tell you much now, only that you should check our website, […]
There’s much more to teaching than vocabulary and grammar. But secretly, we all like to think we know it all, don’t we? Most English speakers use these words incorrectly on a daily basis. English teachers we challenge you – how many do you know? Post your scores below!
Patrice Palmer! Thanks to the hundreds of you that entered the giveaway. “Patrice Palmer, M.Ed., M.A., TESL has 20 years’ experience as an ESL Teacher, TESL Trainer, and Curriculum Writer in Canada including 7 years in Hong Kong. Patrice has taught students from 8 to 80 years in a variety of programs such as ESP, EAP, Business English, and language programs for new immigrants in Canada. Patrice now works as a teacherpreneur […]
How much do you actually know about grammar? This is probably the most infuriating quiz we’ve ever created, but we hope you have fun with it! Do you disagree with any of the answers? Post your scores in the comments! Don’t forget! This week we are giving away a 1-year subscription to English Teaching Professional! Click here to enter!
Does your teaching need a recharge? A new year is almost upon us! And what better time to reflect on our careers? The key to enjoying any profession is to constantly adjust, adapt and grow. After all, as an educator, enthusiasm is one of the most important things you can bring to the classroom. But how do you keep that up over the years?
Happy new year! We are currently taking a few days off while we prepare to return to Italy after the Christmas break, so there’ll be a smaller blog update this week. Christmas may be over for us in the UK, but in Italy there’s still one big event left to finish off the Christmas period – Epiphany.
Pair ‘Em Up! I wrote an article a while ago about the difficulties that language teachers often face in the classroom with regards to ‘preconceptions of teaching’, which related to the expectations we have when entering a new classroom and how that shapes our engagement in a course.
We’re thrilled to announce the winner of our first giveaway – Lilit Bekaryan! Lilit now joins thousands of enthusiastic, creative teachers who use www.onestopenglish.com every day. Lilit is a PhD, DELTA and CELTA qualified teacher who teachers at university level in Armenia. We received entries from all types of English teachers all over the world so thank you for entering! Keep your eyes open for our next giveaway in January!
Meaning, Form and Pronunciation For many of us familiar with CELTA or other TEFL courses, the acronym MFP will have come to be regarded as one of the most important of the many acronyms we come across for teaching a second language. Used for both lexis and grammar, these three simple and easy-to-remember little letters were branded into our teaching methodology from day one as essential steps to follow when […]
Free One Stop English subscription for one DimmiDeck subscriber! It’s Christmas! And to get you in the spirit of giving, DimmiDeck are giving away a 1 year subscription to the internets largest and most popular database of teaching materials. You’ll need to move fast though, the competition runs only until Friday 23rd December 2016.
What is DimmiDeck?
- Kickstarter Campaign Countdown…
- The 12 most misused words in English – can you beat our quiz?
- And the Winner of our 1-Year Subscription to English Teaching Professional Magazine is…
- 10 Grammar Questions Most Teachers Can’t Answer…
- New Year’s Revolution – 8 Ways to Improve Your Teaching in 2017
- Happy New Year from DimmiDeck