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Published on: 06-09-2018

Teaching Listening

    Listening is an important skill for the person who is learning English. Everyone wants to listen to what English speakers are saying at a natural speed and understand it. Everyone...

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Published on: 06-09-2018

Teaching Listening

    Listening is an important skill for the person who is learning English. Everyone wants to listen to what English speakers are saying at a natural speed and understand it. Everyone...

Education

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September 2018

SHOULD WE FOCUS ON TEACHING OR CONTENT? We live in an era where everything (almost) is instant. Social media, the internet and technology in general has made us seek for instant...

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Education

06-09-2018 Hits:99 Education

Listening with Heart, Body & Mind

  Listening actively is a body, heart and mind workout. It requires attention to self as well as a full immersion into the collective, while aspiring to keep every individual in...

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20-08-2018 Hits:223 Education

How to Better Prepare for your Exams

Speak Out Loud To Learn And Remember A Language Communicating verbally is a crucial part of learning a foreign language but studying any important information by speaking out loud helps you remember better...

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05-07-2018 Hits:299 Education

UK government guarantees EU students’ tuition fees after Brexit

    Key stakeholders and education groups have welcomed the UK government’s announcement that EU students attending universities in England will continue to pay the same fees as home students in the first...

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04-07-2018 Hits:179 Education

A Tribute to a Great Leader

  The importance of spotting: Some people are good at generating ideas. Others collect them. I am a collector myself. I walk around with a ‘mental notepad’ and I make notes...

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04-07-2018 Hits:374 Education

Implementing Differentiated Instruction: READING - ‘COMICS’ & ‘FISHBOWL’

Everything started with four short reading passages in a B2 level Student’s book which I am working on this year. The topic of the short texts was ‘Globalisation’ and my 13-year-old...

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04-07-2018 Hits:449 Education

I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Essays

For 25 years, I have diligently, thoughtfully, and fastidiously written comments on my students’ essays. In my neatest hand, I’ve inscribed a running commentary down the margin of page after page, and...

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Teaching Material

Using Advertisements in Class 1 ‘Why rediscover America?’

Duchamp's Idea: The great 20th Century artist Marcel Duchamp came up with an extraordinary notion. He thought that in the past artists had to create something from scratch; yet the industrial...

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Designing a course for adult learners: An analysis of the process and some tips

In my previous article I looked at the basic concepts in designing a course for adults. This article analyses the steps followed during this process and offers suggestions for each...

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Speaking in Exam Preparation Classes: Students’ difficulties

    Greece has a strong testing culture since teaching foreign languages is linked with language exams. Students learn foreign languages mainly to get a foreign language certification. The Greek market offers...

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How Teachers’ Dress Affects Students

The age-old adage of not judging a book by its cover is hopeful in its intent; in reality, however, “covers” create first impressions, and first impressions count. How a person...

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This month in ELT NEWS

September 2018

SHOULD WE FOCUS ON TEACHING OR CONTENT? We live in an era where everything (almost) is instant. Social media, the internet and technology in general has made us seek for instant...

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