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Becoming an English Teacher with the comprehensive TESOL Course

Becoming an English Teacher with the comprehensive TESOL Course

On the morning of October 30th, 2021, a special graduation ceremony of “English teachers” from the Live Interactive TESOL  courses was organized by Horizon TESOL with the online format, marking a proud journey of both “TESOL trainers and course participants”. As these TESOL classes started during the peak of COVID-19 epidemic with students from all […]

TESOL CAMP 2021 – THE CONNECTION OF ACADEMIA AND BEST PRACTICE

TESOL CAMP 2021 – THE CONNECTION OF ACADEMIA AND BEST PRACTICE

On Friday, November 12, 2021, the virtual international conference TESOL Camp 2021 – BEYOND THE LIMIT co-organized by the HCM City Association of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Horizon TESOL and Tan Tao University took place successfully with active participation of many leading experts in the field of English research and teaching from all over Vietnam and the world such as […]

10 FUN GAMES FOR REVIEWING ENGLISH NUMBERS

10 FUN GAMES FOR REVIEWING ENGLISH NUMBERS

I remember one of my college professors, an ESL instructor and bilingual herself, telling our class that bilinguals always revert to their first language when counting.  “Numbers,” she said, “are so abstract that it’s hard to produce them fluently in any language other than one’s first.” Whether she was right or she was wrong doesn’t […]

Top tips for learning a new language

Top tips for learning a new language

Are you interested in learning a language, but feel that you aren’t quite ready to take the plunge?  Learning a foreign language may seem scary at first because it’s completely new and unfamiliar.  However, it’s not as intimidating as you might think.  In reality, there are numerous ways around the hurdles of language acquisition, and we’re sharing […]

6 Reasons Why Its Okay To Be Less Than Perfect As A Teacher

 0BY PADMA ON FEBRUARY 6, 2015SELF DEVELOPMENT  Teachers are considered to be a bastion of power, filled with confidence, intelligence, reserves of patience and plenty of calm. However, we sometimes forget that they are human too and prone to very human emotions. It is wrong to say that the ideal teacher is a teacher who has only good […]

GRAMMAR RECAP: INTRO TO GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES

GRAMMAR RECAP: INTRO TO GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES

As students become more proficient in English, they inevitably begin focusing on some of the trickier aspects of the language. One of those is gerunds and infinitives. Their use is completely natural for native speakers, but require a bit of breaking down in class. Here are some pointers to over with your students.  Part One: […]

7 Activities Guaranteed to Get Teenagers Chatting in English

7 Activities Guaranteed to Get Teenagers Chatting in English

“Activity planning for teenagers can be a challenge. To make things easier, we’ve sorted these activities based on whether they work best for groups or one-on-one teaching. And don’t worry if you’ve got a mix of beginners and advanced speakers—there’s something on this list for every learner.” Group Activities I Mustache You a Question Level: […]