My current work area is very specific: first of all, it is a multi-lingual group which is so common for international schools; second, our school uses English as a medium of instruction, communication and as an official language. ESL is offered a compulsory course in grades 9 and 10 for those who did not make… Read More Teaching ESL in an international school. Here is what I’ve learnt…
From monologue for one person and dialogue for two, two a wider range of nuances when deciding on the type of the text… Read More Monologue, dialogue or..?
Any time I happen to start an off-line course, the very first session inevitably opens with this or that type of an ice-breaker. Honestly, I am ok with those games in general, as long as I don’t have to take part in throwing an imaginary ball, repeat dance movements together with all the fourteen names… Read More Break the ice!
Monday log (21.01) “Object recognition” topic from my book about cognitive science. Covered about a third of the unit, specifically, the computational problems and how our brain deals with them. I remember that when I was little, I asked my mom once: “How do people realise if they see a cat or a dog? They… Read More Holiday Weekly log – 1
This weekend is not officially influencing the score of my holiday achievements, but it still plays a huge role. yesterday and today I made up my mind and prepared some ground for the coming days. Moreover, I already managed to get a few points in my list. Saturday (19.01) I did not feel well so… Read More Holidays (19-20.01)
This page opens my holiday diary: I have two full weeks ahead. I am totally free, staying at home and eager not to waste any time. Therefore, it should be considered more of a challenge, to see if I can stay focused and productive. As the idea of an online diary stuck me yesterday and… Read More Holiday lines (Jan 2019)