Bilingual Children: Why Does Each Child Speak Less English?


Who of us can reltae to this scenario?
remember before my children were born that we planned how it would be. Bringing them up bilingually, that is.

We agreed on the one parent-one language approach. We decided that English would be the main influence within the house as outside the door they only heard German. But although I tried to bring my children up bilingually, I sometimes wonder what went wrong.

Each of my children seems to speak progressively less English.

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ELT/ESL Teaching Grammar


Teaching English – British Council

Some tips and ideas:
– Fun ways to teach grammar to teenagers
– New ways to approach grammar. Free, downloadable poster
#TeachingEnglish #Grammar

ESL Games: Hink Pink – Word Game


From TESOL International

Teacher Inspiration


Reblogged from Ari Sherris FB:

Teacher Appreciation: Why We Teach


Are you burned out and tired? Do you need inspiration? Then click below and read:

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ESL/ELT: World Music and BAsic Math Numerology Content Lesson Ideas


Teaching English – British Council

– World music this activity uses samples of world music and helps primary or secondary pupils identify where different styles of music come from
– Basic numeracy this activity for young primary pupils is designed to work on basic numeracy skills whilst communicating in English
Click here for more class activities on different subjects
#TeachingEnglish #CLIL

NY State Education Department Releases “Blueprint For English Language Learners Success”


Kudos for NY to create a common frmawork for all education stakeholders.
The New York State Education Department (SED) today announced the release of “The Blueprint for English Language Learners (ELLs) Success,” a statewide framework of eight guiding principles for administrators, policy makers, and practitioners to prepare ELLs for success beginning in prekindergarten to lay the foundation for college and career readiness.
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