Tag Archives: Metaphors

My philosophy of teeth cleaning

Brushing your teeth is hardly rocket science, and yet if you read all the available information on this basically simple task in order to do it the best you possibly can, you’d never have time to actually get your brush busy … Continue reading

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Writing a novel as a metaphor for TEFLing

A guest piece by TEFL.net book reviewer and published (non EFL!) author Saul Pope “At first glance, EFL teaching and writing a novel do not appear to have a lot in common. However, this combination has been a big part … Continue reading

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Metaphor for language learning number 431 of 1073

If you really want to get to know a town, there is no substitute for walking randomly and getting lost, and putting in that effort will help you train yourself to find your way around other towns too.If you rely … Continue reading

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rumours of big name transfers in the EFL league

So, Thierry Henry finally going to Barca, eh? And in the season when everyone had got so bored of the rumours that they had almost stopped talking about it. So maybe British Council Jeddah really are going to swoop for … Continue reading

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