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How young children learn English as another language

    By Opal Dunn, educational consultant and author   Young children are natural language acquirers; they are self-motivated to pick up language without conscious learning, unlike adolescents and adults. They have the ability to imitate pronunciation and work out the rules for themselves. Any idea that learning to talk in English is difficult does not...

PeopleCert and International House World Organisation sign strategic partnership agreement

We are extremely proud to announce that PeopleCert has partnered with IHWO (International House World Organisation), to offer the global learners’ community a rich selection of certifications spanning a variety of different yet complementary knowledge fields. The LanguageCert portfolio of language qualifications is made available to IH member schools...

Foreign languages inspire!

By Areti D. Boukas, English Language Teacher- National & Kapodistrian University of Athens   A foreign language institution should not only aim at certificates. The real purpose of learning a foreign language should be the quality of learning, the cultivation of creativity, the sharpening of critical thinking as well as the development of...

Teaching English to pre-school children

Teaching English to pre-school children can be daunting for teachers new to this age group. Young children have shorter attention spans than older children and adults, and they’re still learning their mother tongue. But teaching these learners can be enormously rewarding once you’ve taken a few basic principles on board.   The importance of active...

Παράταση αιτήσεων του Προγράμματος Διδακτικής Ξένων Γλωσσών του ΕΚΠΑ για την επάρκεια

  Για λόγους διευκόλυνσης των ενδιαφερομένων για την παρακολούθηση του Προγράμματος Διδακτικής των Ξένων Γλωσσών “ΠΡΟΧΩΡΩ” του Εθνικού και Καποδιστριακού Παν/μιου Αθηνών για την απόκτηση επάρκειας για τη διδασκαλία ξένης γλώσσας σε Κέντρα Ξένων Γλωσσών δίνεται παράταση υποβολής αιτήσεων του Β΄ Κύκλου έως 12/1/2019.   Όσοι...

LanguageCert achieves high profile strategic partnerships within one year of its international outreach

      LanguageCert is pleased to share its 2018 milestones in regard to important strategic partnership agreements, sponsorships and memberships.   Partnerships   LanguageCert  prides  itself  on  partnering  with  the  most  reputable  awarding  English Language Learning organisations thus proving its high quality and service...

The 10 Most Commonly Misspelled Words in the English Language

According to the Oxford Dictionary (and anyone who has ever studied English as a second language), spelling is hard. And misspellings are not only common, but also awkward in professional contexts. When you receive an email or document with spelling errors, it's difficult to trust the person sending it. Spelling speaks to attention to detail as well as...

The 2018 ELTons Innovation Awards

The ELTons Innovation Awards, now in their 16th year, are the international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in English language teaching (ELT). The awards recognise innovative educational products, publications, apps and projects meeting high standards of excellence in innovation and supporting English language learners and teachers achieve...

Educational Leadership Association - Press Release

    Την  Κυριακή  13.1.2019  στον  πολυχώρο  Impact  Hub  στην  Αθήνα  ο  φορέας  εla –  Educational  Leadership Association – πραγματοποίησε την πρώτη επίσημη παρουσίασή του στον χώρο της ξενόγλωσσης εκπαίδευσης.   Σε ένα όμορφο πρωινό, τα 22 ιδρυτικά μέλη του εla εξήγησαν πως αφορμή της δημιουργίας του φορέα υπήρξε...