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Correcting Mistakes

    Throughout their studies, students will make lots of mistakes. It is an important part of the learning process. If they are not making mistakes then they are not being given difficult enough topics and structures to work with. You have to choose material that is challenging but manageable for your class and correct mistakes in positive ways...

Ingenious Examples of British Slang

  by Sasha Brown // lifehack.org British English can often leave non-British English speakers scratching their heads as to what exactly they are talking about. Once you are able to get over the novelty of these expressions and slang terms, embrace them and even add them to the mix of conversation to liven it up. At first it may seem unnatural to use...

Pearson 2017 Research Call

Pearson 2017 Research Call is now open and available at https://pearsonpte.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Research-Call-2017-Dean-Craig.pdf. The purpose of the call is to contribute to the validation of the Global Scale of English (GSE) and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic). The deadline for submitting proposals is 30th January...

Scholarships for Greek Citizens - Academic Year 2018-2019

  The Fulbright Foundation in Greece offers an extensive scholarship program for Greek citizens who wish to study, lecture, conduct research or pursue professional development at an institution in the United States. The Fulbright Scholarship Program for Greek Citizens for the academic year 2018-2019 has been fully uploaded onto the Foundation's...

Kindergartens and Primary Schools to be affected by low birth rate

  The population decline in our country has already affected kindergartens and primary schools according to the Eurostat which publicized the 2017 report for Education in Greece.   The low birth rate is one of the consequences of the financial crisis. The Greek Statistical Institute in line with Eurostat reports that in 2012 there were 100,371 births...

Why do we fall in love? And what’s that got to do with ELT anyway?

      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...

The English Language Learning and Assessment (ELLA) Center has an opening for a Research Scientist

    POSITION SUMMARY The English Language Learning and Assessment (ELLA) Center has an opening for a Research Scientist. This research center conducts validation research on assessments for English learners in the U.S. and abroad, aims to advance foundational knowledge and improve practices in assessing English language proficiency in academia and...

Cambridge introduces Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Language Testing

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...