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Working a governor job? This seems to be one of the more interesting expat jobs in Moscow! 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, teaching English to their two young boys. As well as providing structured classroom-based lessons for these students, I do a lot of my teaching for the family through interactive play and...
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....
Ever thought about teaching in SE Asia.? How about South Korea? 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...