Lesson Module – Ancient and Modern Communities

(Mix of TBLT – CLIL – skills-based lessons) Writing just a very quick blog post, because I am so busy and haven’t got the time to write a longer piece, but I’ve felt so good about this module that I’d like to share. It’s one of the modules I’ve designed for my general English classes …

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Course Planning: Removing the Guesswork

It seems to me that most of the posts I write are about course planning. The other day though, a Czech teacher of English asked in one of our private Facebook groups how to plan a conversation course in English; and I realised there can never be enough written on planning courses, especially those where …

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GUEST POST – Interview with Czech Educator Mirka Smíšková

In this post I am so excited to introduce you to my colleague and friend Mirka Smíšková. Mirka and I met about two years ago after one of my blog posts made it to the Czech online freelancing waters and Mirka noticed it. We communicated over Facebook for a while, realised that we click, and …

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FIVE Mistakes Foreign People Make when Learning Czech

This post was prompted in a discussion thread on Czechlist, our Facebook group for language professionals, following a post entitled Ten More English Mistakes Czech People Make by my fellow blogger Tom Czaban. Somehow it was agreed by the group that in order to tilt the balance, a post should be written for the adventurous …

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