The population decline in our country has already affected kindergartens and primary schools according to the Eurostat which publicized the 2017 report for Education in Greece.   The low birth rate is one of the consequences of the financial crisis. The Greek Statistical Institute in line with Eurostat reports that in 2012 there were 100,371 births...

      Metaphor is not just a literary device. Rather, it is central to all communication. In this workshop, we'll take a practical look at some of the fundamental metaphorical principles underlying why particular words, phrases, phrasal verbs, idioms etc are used in English. We'll explore how recognising the patterns and principles behind them can help...

Are you passionate about teaching? Do you want to share your ideas with the rest of the ELT Community? If you believe that you have an original idea that will genuinely help others in their work then send us your article of maximum 1000 words and we will review it. The best ones will be published in the forthcoming issues of ELT NEWS.   How to submit...

The island of Santorini will host the 25th ICC Annual Conference/AGM between 4-6 May.    Conference Theme: 'Migration, Communication, and Culture': Implications for languages education.   The Great Migration Debate - the role of Language & Culture. One of the greatest challenges that Europe faces is language and cultural engagement with the huge...

Linguaskill Writing test technology As the world is increasingly discussing the development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems, Cambridge Assessment English has already launched a language test capable of reliably “automarking” written language, something people did not think would be possible 10 years ago. What is it? The Linguaskill Writing test...

 

 

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