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Forum: English Questions Mar 29th, 2012, 12:55 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,980
Posted By Balio
Re: Get your foot in the door

To "get a foot in the door" can be used in pretty much any scenario involving pursuing an opportunity or goal of some kind. It is used to describe when you take a critical initial step in seizing an...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Feb 15th, 2012, 10:37 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 3,484
Posted By Balio
Song for 7 year olds + piano music

Hello all,

About an hour ago I was asked if I could teach my 7 year old class an English song to sing for their graduation, and they would like me to play piano for it. I have 1 week.

I am a...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jan 4th, 2012, 08:14 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,740
Posted By Balio
Re: How much to teach a 3 year old

try some verbs:

stand up, sit down, spin, touch your [insert body part here], clap, go to sleep, wake up, etc. Easy to make a good game out of it. I teach a class of 7 three-year-olds, and this is...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Dec 22nd, 2011, 03:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 10,881
Posted By Balio
Re: 3 year olds!

Hey, thanks for the reply!

Yes, I tried using flashcards, but I think the game I used was a bit too advanced. I'll give that one a go next time!

Still happy to hear about any other ideas that I...
Forum: Introductions Dec 19th, 2011, 08:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,644
Posted By Balio
Re: Hello from Kyoto Japan!

Hello from Hwaseong, Korea. Also just started (about a month ago) teaching Kindergarten.
Forum: General Chat Dec 18th, 2011, 11:30 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 23,558
Posted By Balio
Re: Where can an ESL teacher get the best pay package?Tokyo, Beijing, Seoul,

Hello all,

If salary is of higher priority, and you're looking at Seoul, I would recommend getting a job in a town just outside of the city. The positions are less competitive, the pay is decent,...
Forum: Teaching ESL Dec 16th, 2011, 02:28 am
Replies: 31
Views: 15,269
Posted By Balio
Re: Mistakes that new teachers make

I think being a "hard a$$" is a bit strong wording, but the idea of maintaining control, I've found is really important.

I just started teaching a month ago (no experience, no training) and the...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Dec 15th, 2011, 02:12 am
Replies: 6
Views: 10,881
Posted By Balio
3 year olds!

Hello all,

I recently started teaching at a Kindergarten in South Korea, and my youngest class consists of 8 two- and three-year-olds.

I have them only for a half an hour a week, and each new...
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