29 December, 2009
What English Sounds Like to Non-Native Speakers
This is an Italian comic performing a rock video song using only gibberish English. Sure sounds like the real thing, even though there is barely an English word in it!
Happy holidays everyone. As English Toolbox prepares to begin its fourth year in business, we thank all our present and past customers for their support and encouragement. See you in 2010!
23 December, 2009
Adverbs of Frequency Video
14 December, 2009
11 December, 2009
China Bans Older Teachers
The Chinese government has apparently decided to no longer renew visas or extend contracts to English teachers over the age of 60. Dumping experienced teachers isn’t usually the best policy for countries trying to jump-start their language training, but maybe there’s some inscrutable rationale behind this decision... .
01 December, 2009
A TEFL FAQ
A very nice, brief description of how and why to become a TEFL trainer. It’s a bit Anglo-centric, but at least it stipulates that training is essential to a neophyte teacher.
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