How to handle your First Day as a Global LT Language Teacher Starting a class with a new learner is exciting even if it can feel like there’s so much to do at the beginning. Don’t panic! Making a good first impression and getting your learner set up for a successful language program isn’t as
Teaching children language can be one of the most rewarding experiences for a language teacher. They are naturally curious, open-minded to new ideas and eager to learn. However, what you do during your lessons will differ in significant ways from what you do with adults. Who do we mean when we are talking about children?
Globalization trends make it extremely likely that business leaders will need experience managing intercultural teams at some point. Working with people from different cultures, norms, and values has become common within most organizations. People and businesses are communicating virtually across regions that have never been accessible before, and although these new connections open up a
When it comes to learning a language, your textbook isn’t the only reading resource you should be relying on. For most second language learners, the textbook is your main resource for new words, grammar, and cultural information. While textbooks can be a valuable resource to explain grammar and cultural background of a language, they don’t
When taking language lessons, proficiency tests really do matter, as they are the starting point of a great language program. What do you think when you hear “assessment” or “test”? Everyone gets a little nervous when they hear the word, “assessment.” For many, it makes them think of a school with hard tests, scary teachers,