Monthly Archives: September 2013


今このポッドキャストを聞いて、ちょう面白くて、みんなに紹介しようと思った。英語と日本語を自然に混じって一週間のニュースで語り合うという形で、英語や日本語を勉強してる人とか、バイリンガルな会話には興味ある人もお勧め。 I absolutely love this podcast. Two bilingual Japanese/English speakers read through and talk about the week’s news. Check it out!

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Hot Button Issue: using students’ native language in the classroom

Everyone knows that full immersion is the absolute best way to learn a language, right? Ideally, we all want to learn a language the way native speakers learn it, so that our own language doesn’t conflict with our new language.

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Games for Vocabulary Building

Today I’ve got a quick set of tips for language teachers on helping students practice vocabulary. Ideally, you want your students to be engaged in communicative activities that mirror real-world uses of the language. In reality, English teachers here in

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