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staying on a good level of english



saszka2
Poland

staying on a good level of english
 
Dear colleagues,
 
Can you tell me what you do to keep up a good level of english when you only teach elementary students?
 I mainly teach kids whose level of English isn ´t very high and I ´ve got the feeling that my own English is getting worse and it isn ´t as good as it used to be as I don ´t really have a chance to practice it:(
 

16 Jan 2015      



zahra.r
Iran

i have the same situation and what can help me is to read books and review grammars,
 
good luck ;)

16 Jan 2015     



David Lisgo
Japan

I get to speak to a native speaker about 5 minutes a week unless I talk to myself and it has been that way for more than 25 years. Some general online reading, books on topics you enjoy, Youtube and my favourite... ´podcasts ´, which I listen to every day. Easy to maintain my vocabulary but speed of thought and speech seems impossible to get back, too bad.

17 Jan 2015     



aliciapc
Uruguay

Apart from our colleagues ´ advice, you can also buy cpe coursebooks and a tests books and do the exercises, as practice. There are many "with key" editions ...
And reading, of course. A lot! 
Good luck!

17 Jan 2015