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How to Be Yourself On Teaching Tube TV.

Another chapter in my creative Edupreneur series

Every once in a while, I emerge from my nerding cave to get a whiff of what my colleagues are up to online. There is never a dull moment. These days it’s particularly exciting. I say ‘nerding cave’, because I am at heart, a reader, writer and researcher, as well as teacher. I write content, blog, plan. I am also writing ebooks and making my way into publishing.

All of this is great, but what about the showmanship, sharing, and great social clout of teaching on YouTube? Perhaps in future I will follow the footsteps of some of my amazing colleagues who embraced YouTube from the start – right now, I’m happy to observe and describe their YouTube exploits.

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Why Literal Translation of Spanish Idioms sounds Greek to you

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Editor’s Note: Originally published by VOXXI as “Literal translations of idioms – don’t try to figure it out

Language is not logical, and does not have to be: it is an art, not a science. An idiom, for example, is an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements.

If we hear that someone has kicked the bucket we know he has died, and we never stop to think about kicking or buckets. We hear the words together, the idiomatic expression, and we react to them with a meaning that has nothing to do with its constituent elements, bucketkick.

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Top 5 Sitcoms to Watch with your Students to Learn English

The following is a list of top 5 TV shows that I believe are useful to helping students improve their English:

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