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Published on: 17-05-2018

Speaking exams: 7 tips for candidates and teachers

The big day has come and your heart palpitates with stress and fear. The only thought that crosses your mind is “Will my candidates open their mouth and speak or...

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Published on: 17-05-2018

Speaking exams: 7 tips for candidates and teachers

The big day has come and your heart palpitates with stress and fear. The only thought that crosses your mind is “Will my candidates open their mouth and speak or...

Education

This month in ELT NEWS

May 2018

May's issue focuses on professional development and adult learning. But what is learning? How do people learn? What are the principles of learning? Who does not want to acquire new skills and master new material...

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Education

17-05-2018 Hits:23 Education

The effect of speaking topics on candidate performance

One of the claims of language tests administered in Greece is that topical knowledge is not tested so that all candidates may stand the same chance of performing well. However...

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17-05-2018 Hits:18 Education

Reading motivation? I dare you to read the whole piece and other stories…

Do something for me if you will. Google the word “brain”. The first result you get is the link to Wikipedia’s “Human Brain”. Click and start reading. Go on! That’s...

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17-05-2018 Hits:23 Education

Speaking: The Achilles Heel of Language Learning

Back in November we contacted a number of teachers, teacher trainers, oral examiners etc. and asked them to write about this thorny issue. When we received the articles we found...

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02-05-2018 Hits:134 Education

TOEFL English Language Researcher/Practitioner Program

    The TOEFL Program at ETS is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2019 TOEFL English Language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Program.   The purpose of the grant program is...

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24-04-2018 Hits:175 Education

The English Test for the Healthcare Sector

  Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment. Who Recognises...

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20-04-2018 Hits:175 Education

Take the World Teacher Survey!

  From recent and frequent reports on the difficulties facing teachers: from recruitment, workload and pressure to demonstrate results, it could seem that the teaching profession is in a crisis –...

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Teaching Material

Practical, Creative Techniques for Integrating Language Skills

Traditionally, we refer to the four language skills: reading and listening (receptive) and speaking and writing (productive). The communicative approach to teaching focussed on developing rather than testing the skills...

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Thoughts on Preparing Candidates for the Cambridge English Exams Speaking and Writing Papers

  I am often asked by teachers given the proximity of exam day what the right balance between exam practice and general language and skills development work should be. What I...

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“Literature strikes back! Teaching Literature with Technology”

Two TESOL Greece members awarded the 2013 IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG scholarship If you thought that Greece is far behind in learning technologies compared to other countries, maybe you should reconsider. Chryssanthe...

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Using Comedy to Develop Listening Skills

Motivation – The Acid Test: There is one thing the Brits are experts at – and that is not cooking. It is a pity though that Comedy Clubs are not...

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This month in ELT NEWS

May 2018

May's issue focuses on professional development and adult learning. But what is learning? How do people learn? What are the principles of learning? Who does not want to acquire new skills and master new material...

Read more
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