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The Principle of Minimalism in ELT

Tension is a necessary factor in achievement. If something is too easy then people don’t try as hard and if something is too difficult then people give up. That’s why being a teacher involves challenging students with content and concepts that are only slightly beyond their grasp.


Learning to Stand on Your Own Two Feet

I was looking out of the window while they were doing some pair work and all I could hear behind me was Chinese being spoken. No English. So I stopped the class and decided to reason with them.