German

How To Use A German Keyboard On Your iPhone, Android, Mac or Windows PC

Have you ever struggled with German spelling? Don’t worry, we all have, even for native Germans the many rules and reforms can quickly turn correct spelling into a guessing game. But as with everything, practice makes perfect, or as we…

published on March 23, 2016, by

Guest Posts

Build A Solid Foundation Before You Dive Into Online Teaching

Many people dream of switching their work online. While the benefits are definitely worth it (flexibility, no nagging boss or endless and pointless meetings, unlimited earning potential – among many things), a lot of people doubt whether or not they’ll…

published on March 21, 2016, by

German

Free German Worksheets & Exercises for Beginners and Intermediate Learners

Want to learn German but can’t afford expensive textbooks and courses? Just looking for some German worksheets to download and print for practice? There are many excellent free resources for German learners (and teachers) online, but it’s not always easy to…

published on March 11, 2016, by

German

Berlin Quiz Time: Test Your Knowledge About The German Capital

With its 3.5 million citizens, Berlin is the largest city in Germany. It’s nine times bigger than Paris, has more bridges than Venice and is famous for its exuberant night-life and event culture. How well do you know the German…

published on February 18, 2016, by

Interviews

Jennifer Nascimento: “Forget those boring textbooks!”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

published on December 6, 2015, by

Guest Posts

Online Teachers: What are You Selling?

For Nike, it’s not just the shoe’s features that sell the shoe. (Source) Sales. That word you hated the moment your girlfriend began selling Avon, and you suddenly ran out of things to talk about unless you talked about cosmetics…

published on December 3, 2015, by

Language Learning

You’re The Alien! How Learning A New Language Gives You A Radically Different Perspective on Life (If You Let It…)

When I lived in Bangkok for four years, I often found myself stuck in the sprawling megacity’s notoriously bad traffic, staring out at the bustling sidewalks, and there was a certain recurring sign that never failed to catch my attention….

published on December 1, 2015, by

Guest Posts

A Quick Guide to Blogging For Online Teachers: Reasons, Formats & More

“But why do I need to buy a new computer?” my 60 year-old dad asks. “Well, dad, your computer is 15 years old and, well, that means it’s really old.” “Can’t I just buy a computer once and not have to replace…

published on October 29, 2015, by

German

10 Strange German Laws (Fact vs. Fiction)

Germany is well-known for being a country with a million different laws, rules and regulations about everything from signing forms to building houses. There are many blogs and news-outlets online that talk about any number of “crazy German laws”, some of…

published on October 22, 2015, by

Guest Posts

Why Failing is Good for Online Teachers

Nobody likes failing. Whenever I think of some epic stories of failure I am reminded of the Wright Brothers attempting to launch the “Wright Flyer” for the first time in December of 1903. In my imagination I see a crowd…

published on October 15, 2015, by

German

How To Use A German-English Dictionary with Kindle Cloud Reader

As a language instructor and author of language learning textbooks, I’ve always found the Kindle’s built-in dictionary a great tool to make reading foreign language texts more fluid and frictionless. Whether it’s on your Kindle ereader, on your iPhone or…

published on September 27, 2015, by

Interviews

Kirsty: “It’s important for trainers and course providers to gain credibility by building an online presence”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

published on September 21, 2015, by