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Go-To Games and Activities

Go-To Games and Activities   Do you know that queasy feeling of still having 10 more minutes left in a lesson after finishing all the work you had planned for the day? Do your students need a pick-me-up between tedious reading and writing assignments to spice things up a bit? Need something to wake your students up as you notice their heads nodding off to sleep?   These are some go-to games I’ve used that are pretty fool-proof and minimalist as far as materials are concerned. Please add your…

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Most Common Mistakes Russians Make

I’ve been wanting to make this for awhile, for both English teachers in Russia and Russian students so that both will fare better in the classroom. Whether it be out of bad habit, direct translation from Russianà English, or bad memory, these are the errors that, after almost 3 years of teaching in Russia, I see Russians make time and time again.   Here’s to less redundant error correction time in class!   Most Common Mistakes Russians Make   If I will go …. Ahh the infamous will after If.…

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Any new teachers want to get together tomorrow (Sunday)?!?!

I am living in south butovo. I am bored and very homesick. I feel like I am so far away from live.Any new American or other native teachers around to check out some place called the American bar and grill in Moscow? Somewhere in the city center...Or any other place is cool too. I feel like I need human contact.
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Andrew Shtol is now a member of EF Russia Teachers
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I am living in south butovo. I am bored and very homesick. I feel like I am so far away from live.Any new American or other native teachers around to check out some place called the American bar and grill in Moscow? Somewhere in the city center...Or…
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On-boarding training with our eager new teachers in Russia! It was great meeting you all and hearing your creative ideas! Best of luck to you guys and gals.. you'll be fantastic!
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