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Forum: ESL Games and Activities Apr 19th, 2007, 07:41 am
Replies: 0
Views: 8,823
Posted By marie777
Game 8-11 year olds large class

I can't remember what this is called and I can't take credit for it as I found it somewhere on the net but it's such an easy game and was so successful I thought I would share it. My class is large...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Apr 11th, 2007, 12:02 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 6,013
Posted By marie777
Open day - Lesson plan suggestions

Hi

I have to perform a lesson for 40 minutes on the 22nd April for the Schools open day, there will be prospective students and parents attending and other teachers.

I am new to teaching, The...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Apr 11th, 2007, 11:45 am
Replies: 11
Views: 6,161
Posted By marie777
Re: give me some advice to encourage Ss to remember words

Sorry I don't know how to answer that question either. There are spelling games you can play, like race to the board, but it means they would just have to copy the vocabulary you wrote on the board...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Apr 11th, 2007, 06:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 6,161
Posted By marie777
Re: give me some advice to encourage Ss to remember words

I teach 8-11 year olds. I use flashcards first for new vocabulary but also write on the board, so the new vocabulary is in sight throughout the lesson. Then I play lots of different games using the...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 11th, 2007, 12:14 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,564
Posted By marie777
Re: A humiliating day - help required

Manuela

I agree with everything you said, I was actually thinking the other day, what are they actually learning by me just trying to please them. China is not the easiest place to teach, the...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 7th, 2007, 06:46 am
Replies: 47
Views: 39,063
Posted By marie777
Re: What age group do you prefer?

Definately the 8 -11 year olds, they are great fun in my class, let me try, let me try, me, me, pick me, literally climbing up their tables with excitement, it's great.
On another note my high school...
Forum: ESL Articles Apr 7th, 2007, 06:31 am
Replies: 1
Views: 27,380
Posted By marie777
Re: Culture Shock

I agree with your comments. I think when you first go to a new country you should try and at least give yourself two months to settle in as a minimum. Give yourself a chance to find your feet. I am...
Forum: ESL Articles Apr 7th, 2007, 06:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 32,026
Posted By marie777
Re: Teaching Students Who Don’t Want to Learn

I agree with Mesmark, I'm enjoying your articles. I am a new teacher and I am finding what you have to say is useful and very interesting.
Forum: ESL Articles Apr 7th, 2007, 06:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 47,218
Posted By marie777
Re: Phrases You Wish You Could Use at School

very funny, love numbers 21,27,28
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 7th, 2007, 01:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,564
Posted By marie777
Re: A humiliating day - help required

Thanks for all your support, it has made me feel much better.

Hue - I can not set them homework, the Chinese teachers do this. Your lesson plan has given me an idea.

Michele/Emile - Ouch is the...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 3rd, 2007, 06:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,564
Posted By marie777
Re: A humiliating day - help required

Hi

The last teacher had his own laptop I think. He was American, had a lot more experience and could speak fluent Chinese, he was very popular with the students, although some have admitted he spoke...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 3rd, 2007, 11:37 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,564
Posted By marie777
Re: A humiliating day - help required

Hi

Thanks for your feedback.

Yes I did do a TESOL and TEYL. Basically the students have Chinese teachers that teach them from the book and they do not want me to teach from this book at all, not...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 3rd, 2007, 07:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,564
Posted By marie777
A humiliating day - help required

I am new to teaching and have been told I need to teach from the book, so I have used it a little just for the topic and that is it. The other week I got told my lesssons are boring, so I spent ages...
Forum: Introductions Apr 2nd, 2007, 03:22 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By marie777
Re: Hello from China

Thanks Jennifer I will let you know how it goes. You seemed to have travelled to many places, you have some very nice photos. I hope to do the same if I get the chance.

Marie
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Apr 1st, 2007, 01:08 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By marie777
Re: New teacher please help

Hi

Yes thats right no printer and my boss doesn't seem to like me using the photocopier, I guess because there are so many students. Most of the schools do have an OHP which is something I guess.

I...
Forum: Introductions Apr 1st, 2007, 01:01 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By marie777
Re: Hello from China

Hello

It's good to hear other people were in the same boat as me. Reading your post gives me hope that I will improve and learn how to teach.

I teach at three state schools and one Foreign Language...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Mar 31st, 2007, 12:43 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By marie777
Re: New teacher please help

Hi

Thanks for your feedback. I will get some headphones as mine don't work with this computer, it looks very helpful.

I have also read the threads you sent me, it's always nice to read about other...
Forum: Introductions Mar 31st, 2007, 12:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By marie777
Hello from China

Hi

I thought I would introduce myself. I am new to this forum and new to teaching.

I am teaching in a small city called Chaozhou in China. I have found it very difficult with limited experience and...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Mar 31st, 2007, 03:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By marie777
New teacher please help

Hi

I am teaching in China, it is my first teaching job so my experience is very limited. I realise the students seem to love and learn best from playing games, but I am really really struggling.

I...
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