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Forum: ESL Games and Activities Dec 21st, 2010, 08:04 am
Replies: 2
Views: 6,036
Posted By sobek
Quick alphabet review

An idea that came to mind (haven't tried it yet) for a quick review with alphabet.

You would need the alphabet on A4 paper (laminated would be a good idea).
Run through the alphabet quickly to...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Dec 21st, 2010, 07:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 97,123
Posted By sobek
Re: 10 minute games for teenage learners

1 game you could do is to draw a dart board on the board (24 segments) and fill the spaces with the alphabet. Have the student throw a magnetic dart at the board and whatever letter it lands on, they...
Forum: Teaching ESL Sep 8th, 2009, 09:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 6,474
Posted By sobek
Re: Help with teaching kids english as a second language!?From where do i start?

How long is each class? and are you doing them by grades or just age groups together?

And how many students roughly per class?
Forum: General Chat Sep 1st, 2009, 08:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,955
Posted By sobek
Re: Qualifications

I've heard that ESL jobs in Japan require a BA degree for work visa processing.
Not sure if the years of experience can make up for it. I know Japan and S.Korea are quite tight on the visa...
Forum: General Chat Sep 1st, 2009, 08:06 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,832
Posted By sobek
Re: When do you go back to work?

I go back tomorrow. Had 2 months off...hope its not going to be too hard to get back into teaching after such a long break
Forum: General Chat Sep 1st, 2009, 07:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,137
Posted By sobek
Re: Have you ever gotten "the bump"

Never happened. But how would i go about asking for an upgrade? (for future reference).
Forum: Teaching ESL Sep 1st, 2009, 07:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,935
Posted By sobek
Re: English jobs dwindling?

Any countries in particular?
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 14th, 2009, 12:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 8,092
Posted By sobek
Re: kindergarten material

Thanks. do you know the name of the CD's so I know what to look out for?
Does it also have a video for the students to watch too rather than just only listen?
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 12th, 2009, 03:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 8,092
Posted By sobek
kindergarten material

Hi everyone.
So I am back in the UK for a holiday and I want to buy some teaching material to aid me in my kindergarten classes.

Does any one have and recommendations in books with activities in as...
Forum: General Chat Jun 2nd, 2009, 06:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,268
Posted By sobek
Re: H1N1 influenza

From March? haha I think i posted this 1st June.

I know there is alot of hype from the media but thats really my only source of information at the moment. And of course, China has quarantined alot...
Forum: General Chat May 31st, 2009, 08:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,268
Posted By sobek
H1N1 influenza

Hi all.
Want to ask if anyone lately has any trouble with traveling internationally due to the swine flu?

I plan on going back to england for my vacation at the end of the month, but I am unsure if...
Forum: General Chat May 31st, 2009, 08:46 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,240
Posted By sobek
Re: La fruta de....

what does it mean?
Forum: General Chat Apr 28th, 2009, 12:10 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,605
Posted By sobek
Re: Using Second Life to teach ESL & EFL

what is second life? i have never heard of it before.
Forum: General Chat Apr 6th, 2009, 07:31 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 7,593
Posted By sobek
Re: Working Overseas...Has it changed you?

For me, I started to become more confident and outgoing with people.
In England, I would have been nervous to get up in front of 8 people in my class and give a speech for 5 minutes. Now, I have no...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 1st, 2009, 07:13 am
Replies: 23
Views: 11,651
Posted By sobek
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Mar 26th, 2009, 07:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 7,130
Posted By sobek
Re: how about some ideas for indoor and outdoor activities!

Look around and pick an object the students are likely to know. I will use "tree" as an example.
Then say "I spy with my little eye, something beginning with T".
Your students then look around for an...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Mar 25th, 2009, 07:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 7,130
Posted By sobek
Re: how about some ideas for indoor and outdoor activities!

Never done anything outside before but maybe you could try playing "I spy".
Forum: Teaching ESL Mar 24th, 2009, 12:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 11,651
Posted By sobek
Re: What is best way to teach unborn child? in Womb

I think the person is winding you up Mark.
Forum: Teaching ESL Mar 23rd, 2009, 06:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 11,651
Posted By sobek
Forum: Teaching ESL Mar 19th, 2009, 06:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,667
Posted By sobek
Re: Keeping your distance...

Hi
I'm teaching in China. Although I have been here for 2 years, I am still learning new things about the culture and the way the education system works here. This is my first time to work in a...
Forum: Teaching ESL Mar 18th, 2009, 11:34 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,667
Posted By sobek
Keeping your distance...

Hi all.
Today I was told/warned that I should keep some distance between myself and the students.
I was told that I play with the students a little too much and that parents think I shouldn't do this...
Forum: General Chat Mar 18th, 2009, 11:18 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2,096
Posted By sobek
xbox live

Hi all.
Just wondering who else in China has an Xbox 360?
I want to connect to Xbox live to play some online games but I read on microsoft's website that Xbox live isn't available in China.

Does...
Forum: General Chat Mar 16th, 2009, 11:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,913
Posted By sobek
Re: Reverse culture shock

Yeh...I'm already thinking of things to do such as camping/hiking (havent done this for 3 years now and will probably be the first thing I do) as well as eat alot of food that I've missed for the...
Forum: General Chat Mar 16th, 2009, 05:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,913
Posted By sobek
Re: Reverse culture shock

Thanks. I know there will be some things I will be glad to get away from for a while (being the center of attention no matter where I go or what I do).
Although I will miss my students. I want to...
Forum: General Chat Mar 15th, 2009, 11:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,913
Posted By sobek
Re: Reverse culture shock

Decided that the first thing I will probably do when I'm back is camping...miss the countryside.
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