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Hannah Haase

Born and raised in Germany, Hannah started learning English as a Second Language in elementary school, and French in middle school. After completing her Master’s in Education, ESL, and History at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, she moved to the United States to become a teacher at the Milwaukee German Immersion School.

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EFL? ELT? ESL? And what about TOEIC, TOEFL, and IELTS?
By Hannah Haase on June 18, 2020

When it comes to teaching English as a foreign/second language, there are many acronyms you have to deal with on a daily basis and there are several proficiency tests out there for your...

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Tips for language teachers Coronavirus

Teaching during a time of social distancing
By Hannah Haase on June 1, 2020

  Originally I was planning on writing a blog post about the changing role of teachers. How they are not just teachers, but also psychologists, social workers, mentors, coordinators,...

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The Best Online Teaching Platforms: GoogleClassroom vs. SmartClass+HUB
By Hannah Haase on May 12, 2020

Teachers around the world have been working non stop to continue teaching their students amid the Coronavirus outbreak and school closures everywhere. This is especially challenging for...

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Tips for language teachers Coronavirus

Language teaching during the Coronavirus
By Hannah Haase on March 21, 2020

I want to focus on the challenge, foreign language teachers face during this Covid-19 pandemic. In the last few months, language teaching has totally changed. While it’s possible to...

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Why debates are essential in foreign language classes
By Hannah Haase on January 6, 2020

In response to the importance of fluency and demand for fluent speakers in a foreign language, more and more schools and programs are trying to include immersion-type activities in their...

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Great ESL speaking activities to get students speaking
By Hannah Haase on November 18, 2019

I want to start out being brutally honest: when I first started teaching German and ESL, I was focused on surviving, not on my students speaking ability.  I would even go as far as to...

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