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Published on: 21-12-2012

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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Published on: 10-06-2013

Scaffolding your Writing Class

Composition writing has always been a very demanding task for both students and teachers. Our professional experience comes to agree with what has already been reported that poor writers and...

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Published on: 12-04-2017

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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Published on: 18-09-2013

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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Published on: 14-12-2016

Teaching Materials and Young Learners

The enormous amount of existing materials for the teaching of English to young learners might lead us to think that everything has been invented and nothing is left to be discovered...

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Published on: 05-06-2013

Presentation Skills? Seriously? (Part Seven)

An integral part of preparing and carrying out a presentation has to do with the selection of the appropriate software. Most of us would tend to use what is readily...

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Published on: 05-06-2013

Presentation Skills? Seriously? (Part Seven)

An integral part of preparing and carrying out a presentation has to do with the selection of the appropriate software. Most of us would tend to use what is readily...

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Published on: 10-04-2017

Using TV Commercials in the EFL classroom

     In their quest for motivating and diverse resources for their specific teaching situation, most EFL/ESL language teachers resort to the use of authentic materials- whether in written or spoken...

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Published on: 24-09-2012

Good Teaching: The top ten requirements

One: GOOD TEACHING is as much about passion as it is about reason. It’s about not only motivating students to learn, but teaching them how to learn, and doing so...

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Published on: 10-01-2017

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

We are three months from the next exam and nine months from the one after that. I am often asked by teachers given the proximity of exam day what the...

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Published on: 27-03-2017

Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a...

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Published on: 14-12-2016

Adult Learning: How do adults learn best?

Part of being an effective instructor involves understanding how adults learn best. Compared to children and teens, adults have special needs and requirements as learners. Despite the apparent truth, adult...

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September 2017

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12-09-2017 Hits:145 Education

Students from EU face English language tests

  Students from the EU face English language tests for the first time as part of the government’s plans for a post-Brexit immigration regime. The crackdown is intended to prevent the student...

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04-08-2017 Hits:701 Education

Why should you choose a course book carefully

The process of choosing the right course book is a serious task. More often than not the course book has been pre-selected by the Academic Director and we just have...

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04-08-2017 Hits:660 Education

The significance of the ELT coursebook

The teaching-learning experience is mainly comprised of three essential entities: the students, the teacher, and the instructional materials. One of the most commonly recognized and used forms of instructional materials...

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31-05-2017 Hits:1500 Education

Designing a course for adult learners: An analysis of the process and some practical 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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12-04-2017 Hits:1343 Education

How to help your students develop Reading & Listening skills

The following article refers to the theory, and the practice needed, for developing the Reading and Listening skills effectively. However, before getting into details concerning the two skills it would...

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11-04-2017 Hits:991 Education

Why games are elemental in a language classroom

Traditional teachers hold a common perception that all learning should be serious and solemn in nature and that if one is having fun and there is hilarity and laughter, it...

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Coursebooks: Jack of all trades, master of none

Tool 1: A good teacher cannot be fixed in a routine…During teaching, each moment requires a sensitive mind that is constantly changing and constantly adapting… (Bruce Lee, kung fu practitioner...

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New to the classroom? Here are some tips that will help you evolve as a teacher

As a novice teacher you are full of dreams. You have the knowledge and command of the language and you know that you can disseminate information. But theory is often...

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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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3 ways to use observations effectively

It might well be that my selling skills are rusty but in the four years I have been running Input on Education, there is one service that school owners favour...

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September 2017

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