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Phonetics Mallet’s Mallet!

If you know Mallet’s Mallet is then you are as old as me, and...

ESL Discussion: How often do you get thanked as a TEFL teacher?

I only bloody well got another one, didn’t I? I have to say that...

Songs with phonetics: Don’t let me down, The Chainsmokers

Don’t smoke kids. That’s my advice for any young learner...

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A Novel Spain: All you need is love, try being an expat, and Spanish dog poo

Here’s the latest on what’s going down on my other blog, A...

A Novel Spain: Neighbours from Hell, Weird house mates, Expat Resolutions, and Best blogs about Spain

Just a quick post to keep you informed on what’s happening on the...

A Novel Spain: Noisy Spain, Bewildered in Bilbao, Best Spain blogs, and more

Here’s my monthly post of links to my other blog A Novel...

This month’s top ESL posts: CELTA lesson plans, teach in Spain, and IELTS speaking

Here’s my monthly post of the best, most useful, or most...

5 more reasons to do a CELTA

Following on from my popular most blog, 5 reasons to do a CELTA, which...

How to get into teaching English abroad…

I’ve teamed up with TEFL bloggers, an excellent website with...

Songs with phonetics: Don’t let me down, The Chainsmokers

Don’t smoke kids. That’s my advice for any young learner...

ESL Songs with Phonetics: One Direction, Story of my Life!

Nothing wrong with a bit of One Direction now and then, especially if...

ESL Songs with Phonetics: Football’s Coming Home…

I thought I’d publish this one before we get knocked out, might...

ESL Tips: Using a thesaurus to boost student’s vocab

How much time do you spend banging on at your students about expanding...

ESL TIPS: Flawless way to record and recap vocabulary

Are you one of those teachers who tries to recap and review vocab but...

TEFL Tips: The Stare!

What’s the best way to control your naughty students? I’ve...

Excerpt 12: Time to move on from Salvador!

I always find it hard to move on from a country where I’ve been...

Excerpt 11: Life-changing students

I find it amusing when people who have read my book comment on the fact...

This month’s Top ESL posts

November was a mental month. I was getting my head round having a...

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