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How do I find a pen friend or pen pal for my charge? Well - first you may need a few things; pens, paper, stickers or glitter, photographs, writing paper and somebody to write to! As a nanny , you are probably always looking for more ways to keep your charges busy, entertained and away from the dreaded screens . Writing letters to a pen pal may seem old fashioned, but it really can be an exciting venture for young kids. As...
Below you can find a selection of some of the most frequent and most significant vocabulary differences between US English and British English. You can use this resource for a quick conversation lesson or any general discussion. The whole thing can get a little confusing, so read on with trepidation! PLEASE NOTE: In each of the examples detailed below we have listed the US English word before the British English for clarity....
Henry, aged 26, graduated from the University of the West of England before tutoring English in the UK and working for kids’ sports activity company PGL, where, as an experienced sports coach, he was a group leader. Working as a governor in Moscow? What do you do exactly? Well, around a year ago, I moved to Russia! I had decided to take a position working as a British governor for a VIP private family in Moscow,...
This week we spoke to Matt Fennel about teaching TEFL in Korea.  Matt Fennell (PGCE, MA Education, TESOL-Certified) is an English teacher and tutor from Liverpool, England. He has been teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) for thirteen years. He taught in a secondary school in England for two years before moving to Korea to teach in schools and then to work as a university lecturer, ultimately becoming head of the TESOL...