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Teaching with an Accent

Are you hindered by your accent? Do you want to know how you can teach more effectively with it? Do you think you’re the only one? We invite Shaun, Ross, Aedan and Carrie on to the podcast to talk about how it is to teach with a accent. We discuss how to neutralize an accent, which accents are better and how accents can effect working with local staff. Enjoy!

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EFers

EFers

Dave and Jimmy started the EFers podcast designed for EF Chengdu and the wider EF communities around China in February 2016. Our podcasts are created to give an EF teacher tools and insight into everyday life inside and outside of our centres. Our topics range from EFEKTA tasks, teaching techniques, product development and everyday life for expats living in China.
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High Flyer Lesson Planning

NHFTo all the High Flyer lesson planners out there, this is the podcast for you. In this podcast Jimmy and Dave discuss how to plan a High Flyer lesson. We talk about staging, timing and how to implement PPP (present, practice and produce) into short sections. We also discuss the importance of showing students how to do book work and how to carry out assessments efficiently. We understand how long it can takes to compress these lessons together and we give you tips on how make the process faster. We hope you enjoy!

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Podcast – Quick Fire Questions Part 2

We continue our ultimate test of four experienced EF teachers. Mark, Jessie, Dustin and Callum are on on the panel. We ask them the tough questions that all of us ask ourselves everyday. Our panel of teachers discuss, debate and share ideas on the best practices.

In this conclusion we cover;

  1. How do you open a new small stars blue? (3 year old group)
  2. How do you encourage a shy student?
  3. How do you deal with a group that gives silly answers like “poo poo” for every question?
  4. What do you do when the IWB doesn’t work?

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If you’re looking for Part 1 find it here.

 

EFers

EFers

Dave and Jimmy started the EFers podcast designed for EF Chengdu and the wider EF communities around China in February 2016. Our podcasts are created to give an EF teacher tools and insight into everyday life inside and outside of our centres. Our topics range from EFEKTA tasks, teaching techniques, product development and everyday life for expats living in China.
EFers
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Podcast – Quick Fire Questions Part 1

In this Part 1 of 2, we put four experienced EF teachers to the ultimate teachers test. Mark, Jessie, Dustin and Callum are on on the panel. We ask them the tough questions that all of us ask ourselves everyday. Our panel of teachers discuss, debate and share ideas on the best practices.

In this episode we cover;

  1. How to deal with an uncooperative student?
  2. Group speaks L1 in class       
  3. How do you deal with TAs that leave and enter the room?        
  4. What do you do when the Pa doesn’t turn up at the beginning of an open door?
  5. How do you productively fill up down time?      
  6. How do you open a new small stars blue? (3 year old group)

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Download the Episode or listen below!