If experiencing India has always been on your bucket list then head straight to the capital and  teach English in New Delhi. New Delhi is also one of the most modern and expensive cities to live in India. Home to more than 20 million people, this enormous city bustling with life can be challenging to navigate, but has an abundance and variety of available job opportunities.

If you are able to land one of the high paying jobs at a private school than your monthly living costs of $800 plus should be no problem. Susan lived in New Dehli for over two years and wrote a blog for the local paper. She shares all her ups and downs and adventures with you here.

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    Teaching Beginners Parts of Speech

    Learning parts of speech can be a real challenge for beginners. However, learning to recognize just four – noun / verb / adjective / adverb – will greatly help them develop a feeling for the structure of English. Use this parts of speech lesson to ask students to label sentences with appropriate parts of speech. Once students are comfortable with these basics, move on to teaching the basic sentence types in English.

    Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:46:34 +0000

    When You have Nothing More to Say

    Sometimes we just don’t see eye to eye (idiom = agree with) with someone. In this case, we might choose to have the final word. Using the phrases included will help you politely change the subject, or, more forcefully end the conversation. Here are some of the phrases you will learn:

    put something to rest / agree to disagree / take a firm stand

    On the flip side, you might agree with someone. Use these phrases and structures to agree with someone. Now, that’s a more enjoyable conversation!


    Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:42:49 +0000

    Having the Final Word

    Sometimes you might have to insist on your point of view. Someone who has the final word ends the conversation forcefully:

    I said we’re going to finish the project. That’s my final word!

    Learn how to have the final word using phrases and structures to suggest a new conversational topic, take a firm stand, or make a final offer.


    Publ.Date : Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:26:48 +0000

    How to Guides on Teaching the Tenses

    One of the main tasks in any grammar class is teaching tenses. For many students, the tenses are especially challenging because their native language may lack a focus on the time aspect of tenses that is so prevalent in English. These guides have been designed to help teachers introduce each tense, as well as provide pointers to resources that you can print out and use in class.

    How to Teach the Present Simple
    How to Teach the Present Continuous
    How to Teach the Present Perfect
    How to Teach the Present Perfect Continuous
    How to teach the Future
    How to Teach the Future Perfect
    How to teach the Future Perfect Continuous
    How to teach the Past Simple
    How to Teach the Past Continuous
    How to Teach the Past Perfect
    How to Teach Conditional Forms

    Publ.Date : Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:11:36 +0000

    Challenge Yourself with Gap Fills

    Here are two new gap fills that will challenge any upper level student. First, we have a story about a man who decides to buy a boat. It’s packed full of unique vocabulary and sure to be a challenge. Next, learn 15 new phrasal verbs with this gap fill and matching activity.

    Publ.Date : Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:13:25 +0000

    Will or Going to – A Difficult Choice

    The choice between will or going to for the future is always hard. Make sure to study the rules to will and going to and then check your understanding with this future forms quiz. Teachers can use this future with going to and will lesson plan, as well as this guide on how to teach the future for help with teaching these two future tenses.

    Basically it boils down to this:

    Will – use for 1) reactions to a situation 2) predictions 3) promises 4) offers

    Going to – 1) future plans 2) future intentions 3) what is ‘about’ to happen

    I think this will help a lot (prediction). I’m certainly going to write a few more lessons about will and going to (future plan)!

    Publ.Date : Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:19:48 +0000

    Play Bingo in Class to Help Learn Past Forms

    Here are a number of suggestions on how you can use bingo cards to practice past irregular forms in class. There are six bingo cards ready to print out, or you can use the irregular verb forms list to come up with your own, or encourage students to create their own. Using a game in class is one of the many ways you can make learning tenses a little more fun. Make sure to check out the guides on how to teach tenses for more ideas.

    Publ.Date : Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:51:25 +0000

    Chance of a Lifetime

    Here’s a new idioms in context story about a man who missed the chance of his lifetime because he was a little too proud. Read the short selection, review the new idioms through the definitions provided and learn through context. You can also read another idioms in context stories listed below.

    An Unpleasant Colleague
    Party Animal
    Young and Free – Prerequisite for Success
    Advice from a Content Grandfather
    Odd Man Out
    The Inventor’s Lesson
    Life of the Party
    My Successful Friend
    A Very Difficult Boss

    Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:45:35 +0000

    Test your knowledge of idioms

    Idioms can be a source of frustration for some learners. On the other hand, I find that most students really enjoy idioms as they tend to be used frequently in materials students are studying. Advanced students might find the fixed expressions quiz challenging and rewarding, as well as this matching the idioms quiz. Students who are trying to learn new idioms will find these idioms in context story entertaining, as well as instructive.

    Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:27:31 +0000

    Global Review of Tenses

    Once students have become comfortable with using a wide range of tenses, doing a global review of tenses build confidence in moving between the tenses. Putting all of these tenses into a simple table as below really helps.

    This lesson reviewing the twelve tenses provides a point by point lesson plan with plentiful examples. You can find pointers on how to teach each tense with these guides.

    Publ.Date : Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:32:34 +0000

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