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ESL BREAKROOM ep. 14 – Training High Level Learners with Teacher Trainer and  ESL Materials Writer Rachel Appleby

High level learners can keep trainers on their toes. With solid vocabulary and grammar skills in place, learners at the C1/C2 level require a trainer who can provide both language expansion and stimulating Business English topics along with advanced level activities.

Luckily, seasoned ESL teacher trainer and ESL materials writer Rachel Appleby joins us on Episode 14 with a host of useful ideas and resources to help us meet the challenge.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.13 – “Plan. Do. Thrive” in ELT with Heather Johnston. A Thoughtful Pathway to Job Satisfaction

ESL BREAKROOM ep.13 – “Plan. Do. Thrive” in ELT with Heather Johnston. A Thoughtful Pathway to Job Satisfaction

On Episode 13 of the ESL Breakroom we talk with Heather Johnston, the calming voice behind the Thrive in ELT Podcast and the impassioned instructor and coach behind the ELT Resource Room Website.

We explore Heather’s “Plan. Do. Thrive.” philosophy for ESL instructors and see how elevating our attention to planning and inserting self-reflection into our planning stages can bring about positive change in your ELT life.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.11 : Handling Learning Blocks with Mindfulness Educator Dave Delaney

ESL BREAKROOM ep.11 : Handling Learning Blocks with Mindfulness Educator Dave Delaney

Today, we are all experiencing stress and distraction in one form or another for a variety of reasons: Covid, work, past traumas…. Your learners are no different. Stress, be it chronic stress or periodic stress may be causing blocks in their ability to learn effectively. The impact of stress on learning is becoming a subject of great interest in our culture.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.10 – How to Spice Up Your Lessons with Maxine Kinzett

ESL BREAKROOM ep.10 – How to Spice Up Your Lessons with Maxine Kinzett

Don’t be fooled into thinking that training people in Business English always has to be “serious business.”

Games are a great way to relax and energize your learners, and studies have shown that we learn better when we are relaxed and enjoying ourselves. There’s no reason not to try a few in your next session.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.9 – Anthony Schoch : What to know about Task-Based Learning

ESL BREAKROOM ep.9 – Anthony Schoch : What to know about Task-Based Learning

Anthony is not only a linguist with four languages under his belt, but also a passionate trainer and avid study of learning processes. He shares with us his motivation for recently re-certifying, and takes us on a surface dive into a concept he’s currently experimenting with as a result of his recent TESOL: Task-Based Learning.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.7 – Rachael Roberts : Self-Care for ESL Trainers

Rachael is the founder of Life Resourceful (www.life-resourceful.com) and the popular Facebook Group Lightbulb Moments: Helping ELT Professional Manage Stress and Gain Balance.

We’ll be talking about Self Care for ESL trainers and why taking care of yourself is smart business.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.6 – Gerry Graham : Presentation Pointers from a pro

ESL BREAKROOM ep.6 – Gerry Graham : Presentation Pointers from a pro

This episode focuses on pro-tips for training PRESENTATIONS. Whether you are an inexperienced public speaker or a skilled presenter, you’re guaranteed to hear nuggets that will improve your very next Business English presentations training. Join us for an informative session with experienced Business Class ESL trainer Gerry Graham.

ESL BREAKROOM ep.4 – Michael Shannon : Set Your Learners Up for Success

The concept of peer learning is gaining traction and is being talked about more and more in a variety of contexts and disciplines, from academia to corporate training and of course, language learning.

Join us for an enlightening chat as Michael Shannon, Angers-based Trainer and Peer-Learning Facilitator, offers a how-to on creating semi-independent, peer-learning partnerships to strengthen the work they’ve started with you.

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