Basic questions for beginner conversation classes

Questions, questions, and more questions! Beginner conversation classes can be very difficult - students are often scared to talk when they are starting to learn a new language. But, talking is one of the fastest ways both to build confidence - mistakes don't kill you - and to cement new words and grammar structures in memory. Tip: When … [Read more...]

Cheat sheets for English conversation classes

Someone has asked to see examples of my grammar cheat sheets from when I taught larger EFL conversation classes. That's why I'm posting a few and hoping that they will help conversation class teachers everywhere. It's been a while since I have taught any large classes. I've been focusing more on my private students, as well as a few freelance … [Read more...]