Four techniques to give your lessons oomph elt engagement methodology motivation Oct 22, 2021

By James Jenkin

Here are four easy ways to make lessons much more effective and engaging. They’re easy, and they work!

1. Bring visuals and realia to every class

Pictures and real objects are interesting and meaningful. They engage the senses, and bring the real world into the classroom.

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What demotivates language learners? elt motivation Oct 22, 2021

By James Jenkin

Demotivation to learn English, roughly speaking, means losing any enthusiasm to learn the language. Every teacher meets demotivated students. Why have they lost interest?

Some researchers (Arai, 2004; Kojima, 2004) have highlighted internal factors: in particular, a lack of...

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