FROM TEACHER TO TEACHER

                         4 Things your student ought to know about learning: 

  1. Learning is a process: Help your student to see that through dialogue and debate, everyone learns. You learn everyday, so be calm and do not give up. Keep trying.

2. Preparation matters: Be prepared. Study, read, write, but be prepared.

3. Reading takes time: Read effectively, and deeply. Read smartly. Read less, learn more.

4. Listening is important: Listen actively matters: it is a fundamental aspect of learning that is forgotten. Listen more, talk less.

GET: JOKER VERB IN ENGLISH

  • Get /get/: Is a commom verb in English. It has several meanings. It is a joker verb. 

 

  1. Get = It means become (+adjective / past participle);

e.g.  get angry (= become angry) / (get + adjective)

Get divorced (=become divorced) / (get + past participle)

Get fit (=become fit) / (get + adjective)

2. Get = It means buy / obtain;

i.e.  Get a job (= obtain a job)

Get a book (= obtain a book)

 Get a ticket (= buy a ticket)

3. Get (to) = It means arrive;

e.g. Get home (= arrive home)

Get to work (= arrive at wotk)

Get to school (= arrive at school)

4. Get = It means receive.

i.e. Get a present (= receive a present)

Get an email (= receive an email)

Get a text message (= receive a text message)

 

 

 

 

5 TEACHING IDEAS TO TRY IN CLASSROOM

  1. Icebreakers: Ask student to introduce each other, to talk about their personal interests, and to get to know each other as early as possible;

2. Games: Make learning fun by teaching with games, quizzes, or drawing pictures;

3. Reading: Ask your students to read each others’ work.

4. Google: Think about asking one or more student to search out on the internet to make it easy when it has debate;

5. Control over to students: Encourage your students to develop the skills of facilitating discussions by involving them in running a session. Offer them feedback!