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Forum: Introductions Aug 9th, 2012, 03:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Hello from Norwich

Hi Beatrix!
Yes it's all coming back to me now! And I feel a little embarrassed about it too! :doh:
I knew I'd joined the forum ages ago, but had forgotten if I'd actually written anything. Now I...
Forum: English Questions Aug 7th, 2012, 11:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Right Handman

Wow. Thanks Sue. I stand corrected! Though yes, you're right, I do prefer them! :)
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 7th, 2012, 08:50 am
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Oficial Exams_Writing part

Hi Andrea and welcome!

Cambridge English Skills Writing 2 is enough for B1 (lower intermediate)
Cambridge English Skills Writing 3 is for B2 (intermediate - upper intermediate)

CESW3 certainly...
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 7th, 2012, 08:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Advice from everyone needed

Perhaps you could ask the advice of other teachers at the school? I wonder if the teachers are more physical in their disciplining? :)
Forum: Introductions Aug 7th, 2012, 08:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Hello from Norwich

It didn't last long though, did it ! ;)
Forum: English Questions Aug 7th, 2012, 08:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Right Handman

Technically, it should be right-hand man. When adjectives are compounds of words we usually join them with a hyphen (-). Other examples are left-hand side, right-hand side, six-year-old boy. Low-risk...
Forum: Introductions Aug 1st, 2012, 11:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By wakeupmartin
Hello from Norwich

Hello!
My name's Martin. I teach English (and Polish) in Norwich, England.
Why is there so much rain this summer!???
:)
Martin
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 11th, 2010, 03:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,459
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Beware of email scams requesting tutors - they are getting cleverer!

Hi Beatrix,
Smells a bit fishy to me. I don't believe they are French. They don't make typically 'French' mistakes in their English. I also don't trust those email addresses. Why are they going to...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 23rd, 2010, 05:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,459
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Beware of email scams requesting tutors - they are getting cleverer!

Great. Perhaps I'll post it on other forums as well. I agree it's quite clever.

Exactly! That's what makes it clever. When it happened to me last year (for the first time) I was delighted to read...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jul 23rd, 2010, 01:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,459
Posted By wakeupmartin
Beware of email scams requesting tutors - they are getting cleverer!

Hi all,

I'm posting this here because I don't think anyone has yet mentioned this on eslHQ.

I've just received 2 strange emails from someone asking for lessons. Last time I received a similar...
Forum: Advertise Your Services Jun 29th, 2010, 08:32 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By wakeupmartin
Intensive Summer courses now available

Just to announce that I'm now offering intensive summer courses in English to anyone interested. I work privately from my home in the centre of Norwich.

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Forum: ESL Worksheets Jun 24th, 2010, 10:03 am
Replies: 11
Views: 38,838
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Most Common Irregular Verbs in English

Thanks again,
Have just translated the list into Lithuanian...
Very useful with my students.
Martin
Forum: ESL Forms May 18th, 2010, 10:12 am
Replies: 16
Views: 39,185
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Student Evaluation Sheet

Very good, thanks. I'll borrow some of your ideas with my students. Martin
Forum: Teaching ESL May 18th, 2010, 10:05 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,749
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Recording Lessons

I recently came across a video on YouTube of a beginners' dance class, and was a bit shocked to find that I was in it. I don't even remember it being recorded!
Forum: Teaching ESL May 18th, 2010, 09:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 5,235
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Face & body parts revision lesson

How about teaching some Yoga or Tai-Chi, Chi-gong? or dancing?
Forum: Advertise Your Services May 18th, 2010, 09:51 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,139
Posted By wakeupmartin
English lessons now available via skype

I'd just like to announce that I can now teach English via skype. I've have had some very successful trial runs with a student 200 miles away. I've also been having French lessons myself via skype,...
Forum: ESL Worksheets Sep 17th, 2009, 06:11 am
Replies: 11
Views: 38,838
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Most Common Irregular Verbs in English

I think that be, do and have were omitted from the list because they are just far too common, and are used in compound tenses...
I have gone, we are going, we do go, etc...
I'm sure they would hold...
Forum: Introductions Sep 5th, 2009, 08:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Hello and Witam

Thanks Beatrix,
Norwich is indeed beautiful. I often wander around in awe of the place I live. So with pleasure I attach a few images of my city... All were taken with my phone so please forgive the...
Forum: Introductions Sep 3rd, 2009, 10:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By wakeupmartin
Hello and Witam

Greetings!
I'm new on this forum. Returning to teaching English after some time off.
Wish me luck restarting my business in Norwich! Hopefully I'll be adding some useful resourses too. I've already...
Forum: ESL Worksheets Aug 12th, 2009, 08:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 38,838
Posted By wakeupmartin
Re: Most Common Irregular Verbs in English

Thank you very much. How useful! I've just translated the list into Polish. I'll definitely use this with my students. Are there any other similar lists? 50-100 most common regular verbs? 500 most...
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