Questions to ask yourself before becoming an ESL teacher


Questions to ask yourself before becoming an ESL teacher 8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Becoming an ESL Teacher Overseas November 5, 2011 I’m going to do something I don’t do very much on this here blog. I’m going to write about a subject I am actually qualified to write about. Just don’t get too […]

Why teach English in Japan?


Why teach English in Japan? Stressful That’s how I’d describe those last months prior to making my big move to Japan. I can vividly remember that last-ditch, Herculean effort to see all the people I cared about most. I knew it would be a while before I’d make it home again. I remember calling one […]

Challenges for ELLs in Content Area Learning


  by Judie Haynes Do you want to help classroom teachers in your school with their English language learners? Begin by understanding the challenges ELLs face in their content area learning. Here some of the challenges ELLs face in content areas. These come from participants in various workshops that I have conducted around the U.S. […]

Lanternfish ESL Worksheets and Lesson Plans:


Lanternfish ESL Worksheets and Lesson Plans: Lanternfish ESL is maintained by a group of ESL teachers in Asia and North America. Our aim is to bring printable quality resources to teachers and parents.

Teaching English in Korea – the big guide


Korean students having fun in class. AUG172012 Are you thinking of coming to Korea to teach English? This page aims to tell youeverything you need to know to become an English teacher in Korea. This article is updated regularly. Most recent update: February 15th, 2016. Contents 1 Can I teach English in Korea? 2 Can […]

Getting a job at a Korean university: the hiring committee


FEB092016 I think that most English teachers who plan to stay in Korea for more than a few years hope to eventually get a university job. There are reasons for this. A lot of what passes for common knowledge among foreign teachers in Korea exists as a sort of grapevine of oft-repeated truisms, and the […]

korean fried chicken, yangnyeom tongdak 양념통닭

06-Apr-2016 ingredients change serving size to: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 change to: metric us Main ingredients 1 Pre-cut Whole Chicken (about 1 kg) 자른 닭 (about 2.2 lb or your favorite cut of chicken) ½ cup Vegetable Oil 식용유 For coat mix ½ cup Sweet rice flour 찹쌀가루 (or all purpose […]

So this is English…


PROFILE Michelle Worgan I have been teaching English since 1999, mostly in Spain. I have been living in Jerez since 2002, where I teach learners of all ages and levels, although my special interest is in Young Learners. I enjoy writing materials, especially for Primary. A collection of ideas, thoughts, discoveries, feedback and anything else […]

Throw away the course book and adapt authentic materials


13 Use authentic materials? If asked why they rely heavily on course books for English language teaching, among a variety of other reasons, one that emerges is the seeming unsuitability of available authentic materials. Principal reasons cited for this “unsuitability” can include: Unsuitable material level Too difficult Too long or short Use of grammar or […]