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Barry O'Leary
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The time has come for a better blog...
After nearly five years writing Teaching English as a Foreign Land on blogger.com, I've decided it's time to move onto wordpress.org and become a more professional blogger. Not that I haven't enjoyed using blogger.com to publish my material, but it's time t...
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One Long Monday: Diary Entry one- "How many cities in New York?"
The other night while on the way home
from work I was chatting to some mates about how long I’d been
working for the same centre:   I suppose it could get confusing from there. Photo by Oscar Hevia "Almost ten years," I sighed, and it's been a long decade ....
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Free TEFL Travel Book Promotion!
It's been a long time since a) I had time to write a blog, b) I gave away my travel literature book for free, and c) Spurs won the league, but at least two of those things are going to happen today (and maybe all three in the next 2 months). So here it is, ...
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Songs with phonetics: Ed Sheeran, Thinking out loud
My teenage students begged me to do Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran. Be warned though, the video is a bit raunchy. Below is an activity for your students once they know the phonetic alphabet. If you haven't taught your students phonetics yet, then have a lo...
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TEFL Tips: Friend or foe?
This is a post for all
those TEFL teachers out there worried about being too friendly, or not friendly
enough, with their students. Bearing in mind this is coming from someone who
married one of his ex-students, I may not be the best person to listen to, bu...
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