Dreamreader's most popular lessons of 2016

Most popular lessons of 2016…so far!

The journey We now have more than 500 lessons up on the site and it’s still growing. That’s not bad when you consider that we started the site in September 2014 with only 25 lessons. It has been a struggle to research, write, edit, and proof read all these lessons, not to mention the fact […]

Favorite students

There was a recent post on Reddit Japan that asked what kinds of students do teachers like teaching. It was an interesting post and provoked some interesting discussion. If you are interested you can read it here. It made me not only think about the kinds of students I most enjoy teaching but what were my thoughts […]

The Pepsi Challenge – A fun speaking activity

Do any of you remember the Pepsi Challenge? This is the challenge where Pepsi would set up a table with two plain cups. One would contain Pepsi and the other Coca-Cola. Members of the public would then take a blind taste test. The Pepsi rep would then reveal the contents of the cups and the […]

Background music in class

Do you play background music in class? If yes, what kinds of music do you play? I’m curious to hear what others are doing and share my experiences with background music. A few years ago, I taught at a university with a very charismatic teacher. He was extremely popular with his students and his students […]