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Forum: General Chat May 16th, 2009, 11:34 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Teaching online

Excellent post!
I've actually taught online before, in Thailand.
I was working with Berlitz and their BVC, living in Thailand but teaching students in Japan. It was A LOT of fun! They had created a...
Forum: Introductions May 16th, 2009, 11:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,853
Posted By MelissaC
Hello and Thanks!

Hello everyone!
My name is Melissa and I am a TEFL teacher from America, currently living in Vienna.
I've taught all over the world, including Russia, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China,...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 16th, 2009, 11:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,506
Posted By MelissaC
What Type of Teacher Are You?

Hello Everyone!
I read this in a blog the other day and thought it was pretty interesting...

WHAT TYPE OF TEACHER ARE YOU? | A TEACHER'S ODYSSEY...
Forum: English Questions May 16th, 2009, 11:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,304
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Students: What is your biggest English frustration?

Agreed!
I've noticed that Americans (of which I am one) seem to have some pretty big mistakes when it comes to grammar, both in their speaking AND writing.
There is no need to become discouraged if...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 16th, 2009, 11:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,780
Posted By MelissaC
Re: School or Language Company?

"Lesser of two evils."
I LOVE that!
You're right, in the US the line between the two are blurring because of money and funding issues. Kind of sad when you think about it...
Do you believe the same...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 5th, 2009, 01:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,780
Posted By MelissaC
Re: School or Language Company?

Great responses!
Toby, you're EXACTLY right! Berlitz, a company that I myself had worked over 5 years for, is exactly that, a company! Their main goal IS to make money, then help the students...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 4th, 2009, 10:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,654
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Describe your favorite lesson

Another great article!
My favorite "class" would consist of advanced level adults from all different backgrounds who click VERY well. They love to talk and even more-so to learn. The kind of class I...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 3rd, 2009, 07:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,250
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Using Online Videos in the EFL classroom

Hey Ralph!
Great post! I LOVE to use online videos in my classroom and you wrote a spot-on article.
Where do you like to get your video from? Personally I only use online videos in my advanced level...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 2nd, 2009, 07:11 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,780
Posted By MelissaC
School or Language Company?

Hello everyone!
Wanted to get your opinion on this question.
Is it better to work for a school or a language company?
Why is one better than the other? Is one easier to work for? Is it easier to get...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 1st, 2009, 09:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,399
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Controlling students in the ESL/EFL classroom

Hey!
Everything that Chris listed was spot on!
The biggest thing you have to keep in mind is the age of the student. Chris had mentioned stating your authority in a class by kicking the student out....
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 29th, 2009, 01:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 22,583
Posted By MelissaC
Re: An Ice Breaker Every Day?

Hello Toby!
God knows how many times I've run into this problem before. There are MANY different activities and games one can play for warm-up. What Ralph suggested was perfect! Another SIMPLE game...
Forum: General Chat Apr 27th, 2009, 04:23 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,791
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Favorite Grammar book?

Hello!
Favorite grammar book? Well I must say that any book in the Murphy's series is top. The first two, "Essential Grammar..." and "English Grammar..." are fairly similar though, in which case I...
Forum: English Questions Apr 26th, 2009, 11:33 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,304
Posted By MelissaC
Re: Students: What is your biggest English frustration?

Hello Diana!
I totally agree with the points you listed, ESPECIALLY Phrasal Verbs and Slang!
After teaching in a number of countries for almost as many years the two biggest problems I'VE encountered...
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