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...

      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...

ETUCE (The European Trade Union Committee for Education) stands in solidarity with DOE, in its fight for two-year public, free and compulsory early childhood education for children as of the age of 4. Citing the conclusions of the Council of the European Union on early childhood education and care, which were also adopted by the Ministry of Education of...

Look at the following table (Gladwell 2008 – p. 27). This is the roster of the 2007 Czechoslovakian National Junior soccer team which actually got to the World Cup finals. Do you notice anything? That’s right. Nearly 75% of all players were born in January, February and March! The odds of such a thing happening by chance are astronomically low. Nor was...

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Supplementary Materials, Do they work? Course books are regarded as the core of teaching materials in the classroom and serve as pivotal role to facilitate the instructors’ teaching in the classroom. Penny...

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