How to use jokes in the classroom Ten tips on how to use jokes to liven up your lessons with jokes.
Alternative English I have begun a collection of photos showing how some people (ab)use the English language.
Japanese English A website dedicated to mistakes in Japanese English. Some of them are amusing…
Anagrams A fun website that your students (and you) can enjoy. Try typing in your full name and those of your friends and see if you get some appropriate anagrams as a result. One clever person, Cory Calhoun, noticed that: To be or not to be: that is the question, whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune. is an anagram of: In one of the Bard’s best-thought-of tragedies, our insistent hero, Hamlet, queries on two fronts about how life turns rotten.
(He probably had a lot of time on his hands).
Cows Go Moo One of my short stories about a new TEFL teacher working in Korea. A good read for any new teachers. It’s a pdf file so you will need acrobat reader to read it.
If you haven’t seen it before, the German coastguard advert is amusing.