Free Alphabet Video for ESL Teachers in Vietnam.

Is Teaching The Alphabet still Relevant? In my opinion, a big fat yes. Just like a well-constructed house needs “good foundations”, an ESL student needs good linguistic foundations’ for their second language. In addition to learning to identify and name the letters both in and out of order, students also need to learn the sounds … Read more

How to use Gamification in the Classroom.

games in the classroom

What is Gamification? Gamification is the process of turning a classroom and normal activities into a game. It is a basic concept that uses a practical, applied, and totally hands-on approach to learning to increase student engagement, modify views and attitudes and develop abilities. It necessitates imagination, teamwork, and fun. There are a variety of … Read more

How to Improve English Listening Skills for ESL.

Listening skills

The Four English Learning Skills. When learning a language, there are four abilities that we must master in order to communicate effectively. Listening is usually the first skill learned when learning a new language, followed by speaking, reading, and lastly writing. The four “linguistic skills” are as follows. Listening: People who are learning a new … Read more

The top 10 Websites for new ESL teachers

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Teaching ESL. If you’re new to teaching English, you’ll need to find the greatest teacher materials to help you get started. With the widely available lessons and PowerPoint on the internet, teaching ESL has never been easier. Teachers can use these ESL websites for assignments, lesson plans, and game ideas. It will halve the time … Read more

What is it like living in Vietnam as an Ex-Pat?


Vietnam has grown in popularity and it is now widely acknowledged as a safe place for ex-pats to live and work. The pleasant weather, inexpensive cost of living, vibrant culture, and gradual improvements in Vietnam’s infrastructure all attract ex-pats.  These are some of my thoughts and experiences about living in Vietnam for the past 15 … Read more

What are the stereotypes of English teachers in Vietnam?

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Teaching English in Vietnam. People have predicted that things will change in Vietnam in terms of ex-pats for years But, it is evident that very little has changed in the last 15 years. The majority of foreign workers work as teachers in schools (whether ESL, Japanese, Korean, International Schools, or universities). However, in school management, … Read more

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