Susan Weymouth

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Can I Teach English in the USA with a TEFL Certificate?

As a CELTA trainer, I talk with people who are thinking about teaching English all over the world, even in their hometowns of Biloxi or Idaho Falls. Does it make sense to get CELTA or IDELT training if you plan to teach at home?

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Listening to Your Students – What a Concept! Observing and Monitoring Errors in the EFL Classroom

This post was written by Susan Weymouth, Bridge Curriculum Specialist and CELTA trainer. Teachers, how often do you step back and listen to your EFL students? We often think of error correction as a direct, immediate action: the teacher hears a mistake and then points it out. Yet, that is only one possibility. Consider all […]

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The World at Your Fingertips: Resources for EFL Teachers

Most EFL teachers know about many good quality websites available on the internet. For example, the granddaddy of them of all, Dave’s ESL Café is still a well-maintained and updated clearinghouse for many types of information for EFL teachers. However, you may not have heard as much about the great resources available from universities. These sites can […]

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Oh $#@%! I’m Teaching English to Young Learners

This post was written by Susan Weymouth Oh no! I have to teach English to young learners! The cognitive, social, and emotional developments of a child have an effect on his/her language acquisition. Young Learners are curious, ask lots of questions, and are generally cooperative. Feed these characteristics when you teach English to Young Learners […]

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Making Art and Making Language: Tasks for Varied Learning Styles

Not all students learn in the same ways. Each person brings his own experiences, preferences, and learning style to the classroom. Learning styles have been defined in many ways. Most broadly, distinctions are made between visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners. For example, imagine that you just found an ad online with the name of a […]

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