Music In English Teaching

Songs for Teaching English_final Songs are the art of speaking I have been using songs to teach English and Polish for a long time. Personally, I strongly believe in the power of good music as well as lyrics. Songs may help with learning pronunciation and can be the inspiration for extraordinarily interesting, challenging discussions. Several […]

Let’s Speak English

Halina’s English Academy   Welcome to Halina’s Conversational English online course A bit about me. I have been teaching languages for over 40 years. I taught Polish as a foreign language in traditional settings at the Wroclaw University of Technology for about 41 years. I have been teaching English to speakers of other languages for […]

My Hopes for the Future Education

My Hopes for the Future Education “Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” – G.K. Chesterton My hope is that teachers will make learning personalized rather than standardized for everyone. My hope allows to improve students’ creativity and teachers increase that natural curiosity with learners. Curiosity […]

Session about Music

Music in English Teaching A. Benefits essential to using any music High-interest high motivation memorable Lowered inhibition level Reaches learners with right brain strengths Reaches learners with auditory strengths Help promote class bonding Help create shared frame of cultural reference also illustration of grammar in context High-interest topics and themes Prestige value of knowing songs […]

Music in English Teaching

What is Micro Teaching? Micro teaching is a teacher training technique that provides inexperienced and experienced teachers with opportunities to practice teaching in small groups and learn from one another. According to the University of Toronto, Micro teaching allows teachers to: ◾focus on practicing teaching skills in a confidential, non-threatening environment; ◾receive feedback on their […]

Halina OstankowiczBazan – eLearning Industry

Halina OstankowiczBazan – eLearning Industry. ICELW 2015 brings together researchers and practitioners from around the world, welcoming anyone with an interest in the uses of technology to improve performance. The ICELW 2015 program will explore a broad spectrum of topics relating to e-learning in the workplace and the use of technology to improve job performance. […]