Here in Asia, students love to cram. They fill their brains with words, grammar and sentence patterns for a test. After the test, most of that information is gone. Forgotten. It seems
When your feeling is bad and you don’t want to study, what do you do?
Here’s my trick. Before I walk into the classroom, I whistle. Whistling changes my feeling. I don’t know why but whistling makes me feel good. When I feel good, I become a better teacher.
When writing becomes difficult for you, what do you do?
Want to train your brain to remember words more easily?
Try vocabulary exercises like this. Below is a list of words. All of the vowels are out.
Make new words by adding vowels.Only add vowels (i.e. a, e, i, o, and u), not consonants.
Word power is important for every writer. Stories, essays and poems are great because the writer finds the right word for every situation.
Do you exercise your word power?
Here’s an activity to build your word power with compound nouns. What’s a compound noun?