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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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Brace Yourselves

Weather in the European part of Russia can never go halfway: it’s either too hot in the summer or freezing during the winter. So how do Russians survive the cold?

Here are top ten tips to make your winter here a good experience.

1)      KEEP YOUR FEET WARM – Shoes are the most important part of your winter outfit. It’s best to buy them in Russia due to the fact that Europe and some parts of the USA don’t get as severe…

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Weather in the European part of Russia can never go halfway: it’s either too hot in the summer or freezing during the winter. So how do Russians survive the cold?Here are top ten tips to make your winter here a good experience.1)      KEEP YOUR FEET…
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"That is great! Is it your dream to teach abroad or russia specifically?? I am entering my third week in Moscow."
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