Teachers of English in Emathia had the chance to enjoy a feast for Christmas, combined with an original tribute to the 200th anniversary since Charles Dickens’s birthday (1812) featuring Mr David Gibson and Dr Luke Prodromou. The event was jointly organised by the ELT School Adviser for Emathia Mrs Calliope Kiokpasoglou and the State English...

Macmillan Dictionaries will no longer appear as physical books. From this year, Macmillan Dictionary will be available only online. Since its launch in 2009, Macmillan Dictionary Online has seen explosive growth and will now fully replace the print version in a transition that, according to Editor-in-Chief Michael Rundell, can only be a positive...

This came about through the Salvation Army programmes ‘By Your Side’ and ‘Adopt a Family’ which are designed to enable concerned people to help others badly hit by the economic crisis, and ultimately assist them towards independent living. In our case we evaluated the needs of the families we wished to help (visiting them at...

The Department of English Studies of the University of Cyprus hosted the 3rd EALTA-CBLA (Classroom-Based Language Assessment) SIG Symposium on the 2nd and 3rd of November last year. The two-day event focussed on the washback effect language assessment exerts on students. EALTA (European Association for Language Testing and Assessment) has many -...

The Big SIG Day is one of our oldest and longest-standing event. Every year the four Special Interest Groups, Young Learners, EAP/ ESP, Drama and Literature and MM / CALL, or Learning Technologies, join forces in a mini convention that features presentations for all interests. In recent years it also features a plenary session. This year, we were...

 

 

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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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