How to Motivate Your Students to Learn a Language (It's not what you think)

Most language students claim to know nothing. They say that learning is hard and that they are not good at it. They lose motivation quickly because they get bored or frustrated.

Students recognize the need to learn a language. So... they register for a class and after some lessons they give up. In my experience, this is due to 3 main reasons:

  1. Their mindset
  2. Their motivation
  3. Their experience during class


Let me explain...

  1. The Mindset - The F.A.S.T. state of mind (Fear, Anxiety, Stress, Threat)

In order to free students from their 'mental prison', you need to help them eliminate those negative emotions.

During this training, you’ll learn some hands-on activities to overcome each of these 4 negative states of mind.

  • A way to help students relax and calm their minds quickly
  • A way to overcome and change their negative beliefs about learning a language
  • Specific things you need to say to encourage your students without sounding like an annoying cheerleader.


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Don't Miss Any Update From Teacher Karlee - Here's How

Uncategorized Nov 20, 2018

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With unsolicited and unwanted email becoming a larger problem, email services have made their spam filters more stringent. Unfortunately, these tougher guidelines for filtering can cause legitimate emails to be mistaken as spam. To make sure you continue receiving our mailings, we suggest that you follow the instructions below and add us to your whitelist. A whitelist is a list of email addresses that you want to receive email from. Adding an address to your whitelist ensures that email from that address will not be filtered as spam.

Here are whitelisting instructions for some of the major email service providers. The minimum we suggest you do is to add the 'from' email address ([email protected]) into your email system's address book.  

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ESL Teacher Tips: Attention Getters


It's frustrating as an ESL teacher when your students don't pay attention to you or are loud and disruptive.

Here's a little trick I use that magically calms your class down so you can take back control in a respectful way.

The bonus is... it also calms you when you're feeling a bit stressed in class!

If you teach English as a Second Language and you're feeling a bit stressed... just relax, I've got a solution for you! :-)

I've created a training program called:

ESL Classroom Management Secrets: 9 PIllars to Creating Your Dream Class

Here are just a few highlights of what you'll learn:

  • A powerful strategy to transform your classroom from the inside out.
  • 5 techniques to CATCH your students' attention and KEEP it
  • How to MOTIVATE your students so they participate more in English 

It's time to stop feeling tired, disappointed and frustrated in your ESL class. I'll show you a simple step-by-step strategy you can implement right away.

You can get ESL Classroom Management...

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How to Keep your Students´ Attention in your EFL class


Are you Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and struggling to get your students to pay attention during your class? Here's a video I made for you with another 'attention grabber' strategy that I use to keep my students engaged and particip_____! ;-) 

I've created a new 9 module training called "ESL Classroom Management Secrets".

I break down the complete system to TRANSFORM YOUR CLASSROOM and I walk you through it, step by step. You'll learn how to become an expert at:

  • getting their attention and keeping it,
  • dealing with interruptions and
  • redirecting their energy.

You can go through the whole course, take advantage of the members' area and apply each strategy in your classroom... risk-free.

Click here to test drive ESL Classroom Management Secrets now 

Keep learning, laughing and loving,

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How to Get Your ESL Students to Pay Attention in Class


If you want your students to listen to you, to participate in class and learn faster... If you want your students to respect you and you want to get the appreciation you deserve as a language teacher...

Then check out this training called:

ESL Classroom Management Secrets

 It is with great pleasure that I share with you the best tips and techniques that I've learned from over 10 years of teaching languages.

Keep learning, laughing and loving!

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The Most Transformational Lesson You Will Ever Teach Your Students (...and it´s not grammar!)



If you are the kind of language teacher who believes in teaching more than just "grammar" in your class... and wants to have a positive impact on your students' lives... then you will love this training:

ESL Classroom Management Secrets

I enjoyed making this video for you, and I look forward to helping you create an awesome language class!

Keep learning, laughing and loving,

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