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Read more ...From needs analysis to curriculum development.   For the last four decades, in order for somebody to be considered employable in Greece, all they needed to present was a certification to prove English acquisition of some level from B2 to C2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) to score qualification points for the...

Read more ...      Features of EAP Courses   Language skills   As described in previous articles, the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are taught and developed throughout EAP courses. These courses prepare students for the very specific purpose of university study and life at an English-speaking context through specific environments and...

Read more ...  The aim of this article is to examine storytelling as an educational tool, to delve into its powers, the skills it requires and the activities it can lend itself to. The article consists of 4 parts and in this first part we will be looking very briefly at the history of storytelling, the reason why stories are powerful, how story telling relates to...

Read more ...Undoubtedly, change is inevitable in today’s life. Since development means change and growth, can outside change become the motive to personal development? Defining the term teacher development, it is “the process whereby teachers’ professionality and/or professionalism may be considered to be enhanced (Evans, 2010, p. 131) and professionality in turn...

Read more ...When Forest Gump (Tom Hanks) sits on the bench offering chocolates to the listeners of his life story while this story is unfolded before viewers’ eyes, Forest breaks the so-called fourth wall convention.   By Dimitris Maroulis, AdvDipEd – MEd – EdDoctorate   Fourth wall is a convention that best describes the relationship between the stage action...

Read more ...Supposing you hold the currently released ELT News issue, the present feature section must be of fervent interest to the readership.   Reasons for Prioritizing Lifelong Education and Skills Development   Through educating oneself, the ESL/EFL teacher accomplishes an influential multi- faceted effect:   They essentially nurture their professional...

Read more ...Are you considering working with adults? Have you been approached by adults who would like to brush up their English or restart from where they’d stopped some years ago? In these cases you may not know exactly what they need and/or you maybe unsure of where to start with them.   By Maroussa Pavli Those learners sometimes say ‘‘I’d like to start my...

Read more ...Can there be a comeback? Psychologists Jeffrey Bowers, Sven L. Mattys, and Suzanne Gage from the University of Bristol performed an interesting survey a few years ago. They selected English native speakers who had learned some difficult foreign languages such as Hindi or Zulu.  By Emmanuel Bouhalakis, EFL Tutor Their findings, which appeared in an...
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Updated ECCE/ECPE Examination Schedule

31 March 2020

  The written sections of the Michigan Language Assessment ECCE and ECPE examinations will be administered as follows: Examination Date Exam fees Registra...

Update from Cambridge International on May/June 2020 exams

25 March 2020

  The situation with the Covid-19 outbreak is changing rapidly. In recent days, many more countries have decided to extend school closures into May and Ju...

The 3rd AML MUN Annual Conference

20 March 2020

  The 3rd AML MUN Annual Conference (22-23/02/2020) was successfully completed at the Anavryta Model Schools premises, in the urban forest area of An...

How to teach YLs

20 March 2020

  ONE STEP AT A TIME   Young learners will not have any personal reason for studying English. It is simply another subaject that they have to study a...

L2 Learning: Help them do it alone

20 March 2020

    Teaching junior, pre-junior and nursery L2 classes can surface specific challenges, oxymorously fabricated by the mindset, the approaches and the...

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