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Read more ...  Students from the EU face English language tests for the first time as part of the government’s plans for a post-Brexit immigration regime. The crackdown is intended to prevent the student route being used to get around new rules that will be imposed to limit EU nationals coming to Britain to work. Officials said the Home Office may need to introduce...

Read more ...    Metropolitan Lifelong Learning Centre offered ten scholarships (3 full time & 7 part time) to attendees of the 11th Foreign Languages Forum which was organized by ELT NEWS in Athens and Thessaloniki, late last August and beginning of September respectively.  The following names emerged from the lottery. 3 full time scholarships: ΚΑΤΣΑΜΑΤΣΑ...

Read more ... The process of choosing the right course book is a serious task. More often than not the course book has been pre-selected by the Academic Director and we just have to make do with what we have. However, what we choose for our classrooms often shapes the syllabi, and sometimes even the entire language programme (Angell, DuBravac and Gonglewski, 2008...

Read more ...The teaching-learning experience is mainly comprised of three essential entities: the students, the teacher, and the instructional materials. One of the most commonly recognized and used forms of instructional materials is the ELT coursebook (CB). The CB offers structured content in a uniform format for ready implementation. As such, it is a primary...

Read more ...English language teaching could be viewed as a tapestry. The tapestry is woven from many strands. To produce a large, strong, beautiful, colourful tapestry, all strands must be interwoven in a skilful way. The opposite is likely to produce something small, weak, ragged, and pale -not recognizable as a tapestry at all. The same applies to teaching; in a...

Read more ...In my previous article I looked at the basic concepts in designing a course for adults. This article analyses the steps followed during this process and offers suggestions for each of those steps. The design process starts with an initial needs analysis followed by goal and objective setting, material selection, specification of the tasks to be used so that...

Read more ... The following article refers to the theory, and the practice needed, for developing the Reading and Listening skills effectively. However, before getting into details concerning the two skills it would be helpful to provide a definition to the term ‘skill’ as far as language teaching is concerned. A ’skill’ is an action or procedure which may be developed...

Read more ...Traditional teachers hold a common perception that all learning should be serious and solemn in nature and that if one is having fun and there is hilarity and laughter, it is not really learning. However, the field of language teaching has seen a drastic change moving from the classic educational model, where teaching is deemed a ‘serious’ matter, to the...

Read more ...  There is a wide range of official free and paid for Cambridge English support materials from Cambridge English Language Assessment and Cambridge University Press, including the coursebook and practice tests and other types of materials in both print and digital formats, such as the teacher handbook and the speaking test preparation pack.   Checklist to...

Read more ...Over the last decade or so, Interactive White Boards (IWBs) have proliferated in schools across much of the world. Some teachers have embraced them, and others, well … not so much. Unfortunately, some schools did not offer the professional development necessary to help teachers become familiar with these systems and get the most out of their availability...

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