How to Reduce Students’ Writing Anxiety

Many learners experience some kind of anxiety in relation to writing. This anxiety about writing is not necessarily all negative. A certain amount of anxiety may indicate that the learners are concerned about doing well and this may provide some motivation for their performance. But too much anxiety will inhibit performance, and this is where […]

What’s the Best Predictor of Success?

Soft skills are in-demand in nearly every company and every industry. A Wall Street Journal survey of 900 executives found that 92% said soft skills were equally important or more important than technical skills. But 89% of those surveyed said they have a “very or somewhat difficult time finding people with the requisite attributes.” Likewise, […]

How to Prepare Learners for ESL/EFL Exams

Most students who are studying English have to take an exam at the end of their course, others are planning to take a public examination in order to get a certificate which demonstrates their level of English. Whenever there is an exam involved, the teacher should consider doing the following things to prepare students for the exam. […]