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As of 21 September 2017 Cambridge English Language Assessment changed its name to Cambridge Assessment English.  The new name makes it clearer that Cambridge Assessment English is part of Cambridge Assessment, with English at the heart of activity. Cambridge Assessment is a non-teaching department of the University of Cambridge and carries out...

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Blogging is a very powerful tool in and of itself. Whether it’s a personal or professional blog, blogging has the power to unleash learning, reflection, and communication. Even more, a blog can help spread your words and ideas to a wider audience and, as a result, a wider reach. Blogging for English-language learners (ELLs) can tap into students' and...

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 The newly established Teacher Development and Research SIG’s aim of is to bring together the various entities and individuals involved in TESOL teacher training/education and research to develop professional relationships and to work towards increasing awareness of teacher training/education and research both within the TESOL profession as well as...

Shockingly, just 3.6% of the foreign language market is digital - the rest is paper and classroom, so naturally the future holds a lot of digitalization in language learning.

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The truth is that foreign language learning is not going anywhere in the foreseeable future - in fact it’s growing. Currently, more than a billion people study English alone and the number is expected to get to 2 billion by 2030. The questions we ask are the following:Will recent trends diminish the role of foreign language schools?Can digital tools...

Giving your business an online presence means more than simply putting up a website with your company’s address and phone number.

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Consider the following scenarios. You wish to book your next trip abroad, find tickets, book a hotel and reserve a table at a couple of restaurants. In case you do not fancy crossing the Greek boarders think of anything that you need to get information about, whether this is an upcoming movie to the cinema, when is Easter this year or Kim Kardashian’s...

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The article discusses the main reasons why teachers attend refresher courses, seminars or summer schools as a form of in-service teacher education development. It also identifies the criteria governing their effectiveness and lasting effects on teachers’ practices, i.e. the degree to which integration of the new skills and content acquired is achieved...

 

 

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November 2017

  In November's issue we look at Language Certification, the role of Language Tests as well as the whys and the why nots of sitting for an exam. In addition our...

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