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Should we teach Philosophy to ESL college level students?

Would anyone want to learn it? What’s it all about anyway? Existentialism, empiricism, ontology, any idea what they mean? Kant, Heidegger and Kierkegaard; can you pronounce their names correctly? Once you’ve done that, now...

8 good tips for having one-to-one lessons

I know the feeling when at the beginning of the new school year teachers have a lot of different things to do. For teachers who work in many language schools October in mainly the...

How to keep discipline in a language classroom?

The issue of discipline has been discussed by many researchers and a lot of ideas has been presented on the phenomena. However, the list is not limited and every teacher will face the problem...

Reducing L1 in the English classroom

L1 vs. L2 in the classroom Should there be L1 in the English classroom? It’s an age-old debate. Deller (2003) believes that it is useful for students to use L1 in the classroom in...