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Published on: 12-01-2018

Music and songs can boost language learning

Language learners find it overwhelming to absorb all that new vocabulary, pronounce things right and correctly use the grammar. Singing a language can make it easier to learn, according to...

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Published on: 12-01-2018

Music and songs can boost language learning

Language learners find it overwhelming to absorb all that new vocabulary, pronounce things right and correctly use the grammar. Singing a language can make it easier to learn, according to...

Education

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January - February 2018

A comprehensive guide to language exams with tips from examination bodies, oral examiners and teacher trainers.  Tips for Pearson Test of English ECPE LanguageCert KPG STYLE TIE Classic International ESOL   Speaking Skills: How to motivate adult learners at B2+ level The...

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Education

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Grammar changes faster than vocabulary

The ‘myth’ of language history: languages do not share a single history but different components evolve along different trajectories and at different rates. A large-scale study reveals that forces driving...

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English is no longer a foreign language in NL

  Are the Dutch now native speakers of English, and is Dutch-English a distinctive thing? Deborah Nicholls-Lee meets linguistics expert Alison Edwards to find some answers. English is no longer a...

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Μόνος στην τάξη…

Είναι μια εικόνα δεκάδων χρόνων ή μάλλον μερικών αιώνων. Είναι μια αρχετυπική εικόνα, ένας ισχυρός συμβολισμός των εκπαιδευτικών συστημάτων όπου γης και όπου χρόνου. Ο δάσκαλος, ο καθηγητής διδάσκει στους...

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Dyslexia and Adults in the Working Environment

Dyslexia is a different way of thinking and doing. People with dyslexia can be successful if they work their tasks in their own way. They can learn if they have...

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Dyslexia in the English classroom: What are the most striking signs and what useful tips can teachers use?

  Learning difficulties is a term that has invaded our lives and our L2 classrooms to a great extent since over the last years we encounter such cases daily. Are learning...

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What Authentic Learning is

  Passive learning has been the only way of learning in school for centuries, but experiential and active ways of learning are now at the heart of education. Students often need...

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Teaching Material

Preparing learners for exams: the problem with listening

Fear of listening Listening appears to be the most feared component of language exams: learners invariably complain that “the listening was difficult,” teachers seem to worry about the listening subtest more...

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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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Using Authentic Listening Material

  A report published in the Daily Mail a couple of decades ago gave reason for a light-hearted investigation. According to the report most foreign students who visited Britain or went...

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5 Things You Should Do To Become A Better EFL Teacher

 By Steve Vassilakopoulos 1 Don’t set homework you have not covered in class. This is very common, quite often in an attempt to cover all the material set in a course book...

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This month in ELT NEWS

January - February 2018

A comprehensive guide to language exams with tips from examination bodies, oral examiners and teacher trainers.  Tips for Pearson Test of English ECPE LanguageCert KPG STYLE TIE Classic International ESOL   Speaking Skills: How to motivate adult learners at B2+ level The...

Read more
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