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If you work as a nursery teacher, a nanny or a tutor, you’ll know that keeping kids entertained and engaged whilst teaching can be a challenging task! And, of course, you’ll know that a resource of good quality teaching materials can be invaluable, especially when you need to think up something fast to keep your students focused and interested.   So, at www.jobsinchildcare.com , we came up with our own top pick of...
Some words are difficult to spell. Other words are really difficult. A lot of these difficult words are nonessential in our daily vocabulary. It’s OK if you’re not sure how to spell something like ‘ ophthalmologist ’ - because, presumably, you won’t use it everyday (unless you are an ophthalmologist). However, there are a lot of common words which people spell wrong, mistakes made by many that can easily be...
How to use the verbs ‘lend’ and ‘borrow We’ve been asked several times now to write a blog on the differences between the verbs ‘lend’ and ‘borrow’, so it’s now time to put an end to the mystery! If you’re a tutor or an overseas nanny or governess, this is a useful part of English that you can help your students to understand. It’s true that these two verbs are...
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,...