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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:46 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:73 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:315 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:144 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:183 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:185 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

Building positive student - teacher relationships

If you build positive student-teacher relationships, your students will be more likely to pay attention to you, and there will be fewer disruptions. The best way to gain the respect of...

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Smartphones: From Toy to Tool

In classrooms, smartphones are slowly shifting out of the toy-and-liability-to-attention category, and into the tool-and-engaging-students category. It’s part of the movement to “meet students where they are” that’s being embraced...

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Motivating Adult Learners

The expansion of life-long learning along with ever-shifting workplace demands has brought into our schools and classrooms a growing number of adult learners.  Their learning needs, learner identity and learner characteristics...

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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...

Read more

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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