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September 2023

Posted on in Professional Development

Think Translation Sounds Like a Good Side Gig? Here are Some Things to Consider

Many language teachers think of translation as a way to earn extra cash, or even as a route out of teaching. In this article, I’m going to go through the discouraging and encouraging things to consider when contemplating translation work. When I was president of the MiTiN, the Michigan chapter of the American Translators Association… Keep Reading

Posted on in Teaching

Everybody’s Bad at Charts – but Your Students Don’t Have to Be

If you want to send your ESL students into the business world as the complete package, you’d better not neglect chart narration skills. Without them, the student is liable to get tongue-tied in front of an audience. Here’s how to help your students hone their ability to describe charts. Even though the United States has… Keep Reading

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