Mr Bean and the ESL Opportunity

One of the wonders of Mr Bean is how well the story can be told without any words. This is why he has become so internationally famous all over the world no matter the language. This poses a great ESL opportunity because: a.   Everyone knows who he is b.   To translate the story…

The ESL speaking SWEET SPOT – finding that MOMENT when you have nothing to LOSE

(Photo credit: http://bit.ly/2cWxLlN) Most ESL students have been out there somewhere, sometime thinking about using their English and have found it really difficult to get started, to get into that conversation. It takes incredible confidence and requires persistence, but once you get that moment, there is this incredible rush that follows – it’s exciting and…