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Useful phrases for describing the online classroom

You have booked your online English language lessons and you have logged in to Google Classroom. You have set up your study space and you have tested all your tech. What next?

We have put together 15 useful words and phrases to help you make the most of your Zoom classroom for live online lessons.

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Why reading is great for learning the English Language!

If students read - or listen - a lot, they are more likely to become better linguists. Large numbers of teachers and polyglots widely accept this. Of course, this is dependent on different factors, but at the end of the day, it is true, more reading results in improvement in a studentā€™s language. The main reason reading is great for students is because it is a cheap and accessible input. The more input students get the more exposure they get to vocabulary and grammatical structures.

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5 Ways to keep your students attention

Day in day out, week in week out.  Classes can become repetitive and frustrating for both students and the teacher. Itā€™s important to maintain a dynamic and lively atmosphere in the classroom to best facilitate studentsā€™ learning. The first, and most important step, is to make sure you keep your studentsā€™ attention.

Here are five tips that I use to do just that:

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