How many of you are studying for the TOEIC or IELTS test? What test-taking strategies do you have for the listening sections? Yumi, one of my clients, wrote the following advice for the listening section of the TOEIC test. However, I think her advice could be helpful for all tests. I was surprised by this advice because I’ve … More TOEIC Test-Taking Tip
What are your best tips for running a meeting effectively? … More Tips for Running a Meeting Effectively
How should you end your business email? This is a hot topic in one of my Business English classes right now. We are analyzing an email and questioned why the author ended their email to their boss with “Best wishes.” This ending didn’t match the tone of the email nor the relationship between the boss … More Business Email Help – The Ending
How often are you asking questions? The Learn While Creating process (PBLL) begins with questions in order to develop a question that will drive your project. Which of these tips could you do better? … More 5 Learning Habits For Success
While creating a presentation PBLL course, I came across this interesting infographic of presentation habits. How many of these habits are language skills? How many of these habits are states of mind? These habits are similar to a Video on the Science of Persuasion. … More Presentation Skills, Habits, and Strategies
TEDed is a great and free source to help you learn English. Here is an interactive lesson on Critical Thinking. The author offers a 5 step process to critically analyze any decision. How do you make decisions? Which decisions do you critically analyze? Access the lesson here!
Get FREE FEEDBACK and energize your learning by answering these 5 questions! … More Get FREE FEEDBACK and energize your learning by answering these 5 questions!
Podcast Interview with Gordon Craig by Queenie Kawabe. … More Podcast: My story about living in Japan, developing, and choosing to work online.
I chose PBLL because it’s fun, effective, and rewarding. PBLL is a process of real world activities chosen by the participants and coach/facilitator, scaffolded to aid language acquisition by the coach, in order to construct a product that is communicated with the world. … More Why and What is Project Based Language Learning?
Which 21st Century Skills do you want to improve? … More Improve your 21st Century Skills