Beyond the "To Be" Syndrome

Beyond the "To Be" Syndrome : An Alternative Method to Teaching Language

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This book gives language teachers the opportunity to transform their lessons from a typical desk work setting to an educational playground where students are moving around and speaking in the target language with their peers. These English language learning activities have been tested and proven to work, and can be altered and used for virtually any vocabulary and grammar lesson, and with a variety of ages. Students will start connecting language learning to enjoyable games, encouraging the effort that fuels learning.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 5mm | 231g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150861900X
  • 9781508619000

About Armen Kassabian

Megan Meyerson graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a K-12 Spanish Education degree. After spending a semester as a substitute teacher in the Lincoln Public Schools district, she accepted a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Aracaju, Sergipe, Brasil. She spent 9 months teaching for Ingles Sem Fronteiras, a program at the Universidade Federal de Sergipe that prepares students for the exam necessary to study in the United States. Along with teaching classes at the University, Megan volunteered at Nossa Escola, a private elementary school, where she taught students whose ages ranged from 6-12 years old. Megan currently resides in Lincoln, Nebraska where she is a Spanish teacher at a local high school. Armen Kassabian is an English and French Teacher in New York City. He is studying for his Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Long Island University and in Bilingual Education at Hunter College. He graduated with a Bachelors in International Development and Social Change and Contemplative Practice in Education from Clark University. After subbing in the New York City Schools for three years, he accepted a position to work for the French Government in Martinique in 2012. He later accepted a position to work as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in 2014, for the American and Brazilian governments, working for English Without Borders program at the Federal University of Mato Grosso. He currently teaches for the New York City Board of Education.show more