Lesson of the week: Cover Letters and Personal Statements

Lesson of the week: Cover Letters and Personal Statements

Cover Letters and Personal Statements by Charlotte Simpson (Argentina, British Council, ELA) and Libby Dvir (Argentina, ETA) This week we have a lesson taken from San Luis, Argentina where Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Libby Dvir and British Council English Language Assistant Charlotte Simpson teach in a English teacher preparatory institute.  Libby…

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Lesson of the Week: Hamilton-Rapping the Revolution

Lesson of the Week: Hamilton-Rapping the Revolution

Hamilton-Rapping the Revolution by Chris Mazzacane (Argentina ETA) This lesson combines Broadway music with American history. Using ‘Hamilton’ the musical, Chris Mazzacane teaches university students about the American Revolution in Jujuy, Argentina.  Hamilton is an award-winning musical that incorporates rap and hip-hop to explore the life of American Founding Father Alexander…

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Lesson Resource of the Month: English Camps

Lesson Resource of the Month: English Camps

English Camps (Materials contributed by multiple ETAs) Summer is approaching (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), and in many countries around the world that means it’s almost time for an extended break. However, just because the students don’t have classes, it doesn’t necessarily mean that teachers get time off. During…

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Lesson of the Week: College Essay writing-Application

College Essay Writing-Application by Tiarra Clarkston (Argentina, ETA) Many students study English with the goal of attending an American university.  Mastering grammar and vocabulary is only part of communication.  Students need to learn the cultural norms in writing and use their knowledge of the language appropriately especially in a university…

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