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A New York Story; Cultural Exchange Project

Recently, here at the British Institute of Rome, we’ve been enjoying a cultural and linguistic ‘Exchange Programme’ with English students in New York, USA, in which the learners have established ‘pen-friend’ style relationships with peers across the Atlantic. 25 more words

Esl / Efl

Ways to Express What You Like in American English

Probably the first thing you want to be able to say in English is what you like. Talking about things you like is part of everyday conversations, business meetings and school. 321 more words

Learning English

'Seeker of Truth'; e.e. cummings

This short offering by the much-loved American poet e.e. Cummings really captured my attention. It fits snugly into the notion of ‘ethical efl’ and can serve as a five-minute filler to stir the thoughts of some higher-level learners. 18 more words

Esl / Efl

Tagore and the Principles of Tuition

Among other ideas and principles, Rabindranath Tagore emphasized the following methods of teaching:

(1) Teaching through tours and trips:

Tagore believed that the subjects like history, geography, economics and other social sciences could be effectively taught through excursions and tours to important spots. 153 more words

Esl / Efl

How are you Feeling?; Speaking About Emotions

This simple activity allows students the opportunity to practice speaking about their feelings and emotions.

Create a relaxed classroom environment and ask students to close their eyes. 60 more words

Esl / Efl