Monthly Archives: April 2012

Language ETC and the Peace Corps: A Long and Strong Connection

Fellow volunteers: need a break from the present perfect progressive? Want to see Lee Griffith, our famously clean-cut weekend volunteer coordinator, with shaggy hippie hair and pig blood makeup on his face? Advertisements

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Hot Topics: Conversation Starters for ESL Classes

One of the simplest of all classroom activities — conversation circles — is also one of my favorites. Here’s why. It’s the ultimate no-cook dinner. No preparation is needed other than choosing a topic you think will grab your students’ … Continue reading

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