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Shirin Sophy

Shirin Sophy

Shirin Sophy is an ESL teacher and a recent ITTT graduate with more than ten years of experience teaching to students of differing ages and ability levels alongside some professional teams and experienced teachers. Although Shirin enjoys working with various types of learners, she specializes in teaching English to young learners. She can use her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage her students to work hard and succeed. Shirin lives in Iran and is inspired daily by her husband and lovely son. In her free time, Shirin likes to read, bike, and play with her son.


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Teaching English in Thailand - An EFL Teacher Shares Her Story | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Are you interested in teaching English in Thailand? ITTT TEFL course graduate Shirin moved to Thailand to teach English and shares her experience in this blog post article.

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Top Tips for Making Online Teaching More Fun and Engaging | ITTT | TEFL Blog

In this article, some basic tips that can make online teaching a more convenient experience for both teachers and students are discussed.

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Tips for Improving Your Classroom Management | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Are you struggling to control your classroom? These tips will help you improve your classroom management for your lessons.

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An Overview of the Best Learning Theories | ITTT | TEFL Blog

According to Plato's answer to the question of how individuals learn new topics, the soul is fully aware of the knowledge at birth. People simply recall and recollect it. During the 20th century, numerous hypotheses have been developed by psychologists in order to clarify and simplify the procedures and outcomes of this process. In this article, some fundamental learning theories are discussed.

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Types of Student Assessment Every Teacher Will Encounter | ITTT | TEFL Blog

In this blog post, we discover the different types of student assessments that English teachers will face during their teaching careers.

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An Overview of Stephen Krashen's Theories of Second Language Acquisition | ITTT | TEFL Blog

If you are a teacher of a foreign language, you should take a look at this overview of Stephen Krashen's theories of second language acquisition.

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ESL Interaction Patterns and Seating Arrangements | ITTT | TEFL Blog

This article explores how ESL interaction patterns are influenced by different seating arrangements in an ESL classroom.

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Factors to Consider While Designing the Activate Phase | ITTT | TEFL Blog

The following features that are briefly discussed in this article can directly affect the quality of the lesson and facilitate generating a more desired outcome.

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Top Tips for your ESA Activate Phase | ITTT | TEFL Blog

The activation phase is naturally divided into some steps to facilitate the activation process, including the controlled, semi-controlled, and free practices that are briefly discussed in this post.

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How to Structure your Study Phase To Target Productive Skills | ITTT | TEFL Blog

This blog post is a suggested procedure that can be taken into account while teaching productive skills after the engagement phase is applied and learners are ready to start the study phase.

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How to Structure your Study Phase To Target Receptive Skills | ITTT | TEFL Blog

The study stage, when the teaching is actually done, is the second phase of a straight-arrow ESA lesson plan. What needs to be taught in this stage depends on the course content and the source the teacher is expected to cover through a specific period.

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Different Learning Styles and their Effects on Engagement | ITTT | TEFL Blog

When it comes to student engagement, there is a wide variety of tools a teacher can take to the class in order to keep the students attracted and focused all through the lesson.

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