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Help Kids Enjoy Reading / Giúp trẻ hứng thú với việc đọc sách

Getting my students to read for enjoyment is an uphill battle. No, it’s not. It’s a war. It’s especially difficult in Vietnam where I teach English. Reading isn’t considered cool amongst children or adults. Parents don’t read to their children at bedtime. Teachers don’t give summer reading lists. I have never heard of a student required to do a book report. I’ve taught here for 8 years. The children’s section at most libraries is out […]

English Conferences in Vietnam in 2020

Teachers can find lesson plans, games and more here. Students can discover the world and get better at English here. If you are teacher, please share this link with your students: Vietnam National Foreign Language Teaching Conference Theme: Research and teaching foreign languages, linguistics and international studies in VietnamDate: April 24-25Venue: University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS) – Vietnam National University, Hanoi 5th GEN TEFL International Conference Theme: English language teaching as an […]

Hello! English Club on TV!

My wife Thuy and I started Hello! English Club in 2016. It has been on TV, featured in Vietnamese newspapers/websites and on YouTube. Go to the HEC Facebook group to learn more about the meetings in Vinh. Here’s a list of where Hello! English Club has been featured. October 25, 2017 – Experience the Journey October 8, 2017 – English Challenge August 11, 2017 – Song Lam Plus August 9, 2017 – Bao Nghe An […]

Làm thế giới trở nên tốt đẹp hơn: Cơ hội tham gia các chương trình Tình nguyện dành cho Học sinh, Sinh viên. / Make the world a better place: volunteer opportunities for students

My friend Mai and I were talking about her summer plans. She was thinking about getting a part-time job. I suggested volunteering instead.

Mai – một người bạn của tôi, đã chia sẻ về những dự định mà cô ấy sẽ làm trong mùa hè năm nay. Mai dự định sẽ tìm kiếm một công việc part-time, nhưng tôi đã khuyên cô ấy tham gia các hoạt động tình nguyện, thay vì một công việc bán thời gian như vậy.