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Survival Tips for Teaching Kids English: 30 Tips and Resources

Shelley Terrell teaches English to children, teens, and adult students in Germany and works as an online technology and English instructor. This is a post from her blog, Teacher Reboot Camp: Challenging Ourselves to Engage Our Students. Read more here… … Continue reading

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Germany: Non-traditional names linked to teacher ‘discrimination’

Halten sie kinder. Wie heissen sie? Apologies for my crap German, but if the answer is Charlotte or Chantal, you could be in trouble. From the moment they first read the school register, exclaims The Local (Germany’s news – in … Continue reading

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Germany: No foreign language… No job!

In Germany it seems that, increasingly, many small and midsize businesses are certain: English is a must. Eleven percent of 1,000 small and midsize businesses surveyed by the EU Commission stated that they had lost orders because of inadequate foreign-language … Continue reading

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German troupe brings English plays to Japan schools

Germany and Japan: Yomiuri notes how ‘The White Horse Theatre’, a theatrical troupe based in Germany but specialising in English-language theater for students, will make its third tour of Japan this autumn. Established in 1986 by British playwright and drama … Continue reading

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Germany to consider scrapping English lessons

Germany: The country is among many in the world which adopted the mantra of ‘the earlier the better’ when it came to teaching pupils English, notes the Telegraph. However, research by the Catholic University of Eichstaett has thrown the educational … Continue reading

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The German Online Casino Experience is the premier online German language casino experience. At, you have access to the whole array of online gambling games, including all of the favourites such as baccarat, blackjack, craps, keno, poker and of course the slots, not … Continue reading

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Germany and Sweden: How Good Is the English Written by Swedish Advanced Learners?

Monika Mondor describes what is characteristic for the written English of advanced learners and examines how students of English at university level use phrasal verbs in written English. Mondor’s study reveals three principal differences between Swedish learners and native speakers. … Continue reading

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ESL Blogger

Kip Boahn (AKA Kip Yellowjacket) is the creator of numerous ELT related blogs. As well as using song lyrics to teach, there is also what looks to be the very interesting Second Life English Blog. Kip describes it thus:Second Life … Continue reading

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