A Resource for English Language Teachers

We are teachers, teacher trainers, and materials writers.  To us, the English language is a living, breathing creature, always on the move, elusive, and endlessly fascinating.  The purpose of this website is to share our journey as explorers in the worlds of English language teaching.   We will be […]

Leveling in the Reading Classroom

Interestingly, computer games can provide an interesting insight into reading. The appeal of online games at least partly lies in the software that allows them to precisely level ability. In League of Legends, for example, there are multiple ranks. Players must advance through the ranks to reach platinum […]

Pragmatics as the Art of Conversation

Why do English learners still travel to physical classrooms? After all, they can get plenty of information, practice grammar drills and even listen to graded lectures online. Perhaps the answer lies in something that computers cannot provide: a safe space to learn and practice conversation. Conversation is actually […]