For teachers

Some thoughts on teaching vocabulary

“What factors affect vocabulary development?”. I got a few. Here’s the  first one: It depends a bit on how old you are, not all young people learn better than all old people, but generally speaking, it’s easier for younger people to remember stuff. It’s quite sad, but it’s actually true. So that’s the big advantage for you if you’re still young and you can learn quite fast.

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Help your learners speak English more in class

Should we teachers use L1 (mother tongue) or L2 English (target language) in class? Using L1 for translation and explanation is more efficient. It’ll make things move faster and remove a lot of frustrations

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