It's easy to neglect vocabulary building but it…'s a crucial part of learning any language. Grouping related words together can be a usefu…l way to memorise new vocabulary.
It's easy to neglect vocabulary building but it's a crucial part of learning any language. This printable worksheet should be useful for students of all levels who can benefit from learning groups of related words. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/a-great-big-bumper-vocab-builder/
EAP… our top 3 picks for listening …amp… note…taking … … 1. On the EAP Foundation website…you'll find a full menu of listening related topics…including Understanding Lectures and Notetaking.
Effective listening and related skills can be one of the most challenging aspects of university life for international students.
In part 4 of our series about online EAP resources, we've picked our favourite online resources for teaching this importan… https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/eap-top-picks-pt-4-listening-and-note-taking/
EAP… our top 3 picks for writing … … … 1.…Oxford Brookes provides…this comprehensive guide to academic writing. Split into 3 main sections… Forms of Writing and Assessment
In the third part of our series for teachers of EAP, we've picked our favourite online resources to help you help students develop their writing skills. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/eap-top-picks-pt-3-writing/
EAP… our top 5 picks for reading … … In the second part of our series focusing on online resources for EAP… here are our top 5 for teaching reading
In part 2 of our round-up of online resources for EAP teachers, we're taking a look at reading and how we can help students master the skills that will be so critical for much of their study in the UK. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/eap-top-picks-pt-2-reading/
… Our top 5 picks for study skills… The sheer volume of teaching resources available on the web can be overwhelming. W…e've done some of the leg work for you and over the next few posts
The sheer volume of teaching resources available on the web can be overwhelming. We've done some of the leg work for you and now we're sharing some of our favorite online teaching resources. Our focus is English for Academic Purposes. Today- our top 5 pic… https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/eap-top-picks-pt-1-study-skills/
English for Academic Purposes… a menu … … The following is a …menu… of elements of EAP to include in a course. Based on the individual student…s needs analysis you may wish to include some or all of the following
How can we help international students use appropriate language and study skills once they begin academic life in a UK university? We've created a menu to help you meets your student's particular study needs. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/english-for-academic-purposes-a-menu/
… If you…re still printing off course documents… daily record of lessons and reports… filling them in by hand and then scanning them back onto the computer to send on to Direc
If you’re still printing off course documents, daily record of lessons and reports, filling them in by hand and then scanning them back onto the computer to send on to your homestay students, then the time has come to be introduced to Dropbox. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/the-joys-of-dropbox/
… Hosting and teaching over the Christmas period is not for everyone. For many… this is a time to take a break from work and relax with close friends and family.
Welcoming a student into your home during the festive season can bring a fresh perspective to the celebrations and is an opportunity to share and reflect on what Christmas means, both within your own household, and at a wider cultural level. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/merry-homestay-christmas/
… Even after years of EFL teaching… first…day nerves are still there… both teacher and students alike use those initial first minutes to create first impressio
As a homestay teacher it’s vital you get as much information about your student before they actually arrive, and an email exchange provide the perfect opportunity. Sending your future student an email a couple of weeks before their arrival isn’t just comm… https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/pre-course-emails-not-just-an-ice-breaker/
… Are there any drawbacks to homestay teaching I hear you ask… Much like everything in life… of course there are. Here are some of the biggies… … You get to be your own boss which means you get to have self
We've looked at some of the advantages of working as a homestay teacher- now for an honest appraisal of some of the challenges. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/what-it-is-homestay-pt-2/
Silly season in the life of an EFL homestay teacher … If you…re an EFL teacher working from home in the UK… congratulations on surviving yet another manic summer of homestay teaching
If you’re an EFL teacher working from home in the UK, congratulations on surviving yet another manic summer of homestay teaching! Here are some tips to help you plan for and survive your next homestay course, and especially the busy summer months, which w… https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/silly-season-in-the-life-of-an-efl-homestay-teacher/
How do you learn best… What's your learning style… Are you a visual learner or auditory or a mixture… If you don't know… take this fun test. … Now you know how you learn
How do you learn best? What's your learning style? Are you a visual learner or auditory or a mixture? Find out with this short, fun test. https://www.acornenglishhomestay.co.uk/blog/whats-your-learning-style/