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Reading in EFL Reality

Read more ...  Thankfully for the human brain and its workings, all four fundamental skills of English Language Learning are inescapably interconnected. Contrary to expectations, this connection does not observe the traditional pairing between the productive (writing-speaking production) skills and that of the receptive (listening- reading reception)...

May 2018 ECCE and ECPE Results

Read more ...    Results announcement dates The results for the Michigan Language Assessment (MLA) May 2018 ECCE and ECPE will be available as follows: For Language Schools, via Orfeas: July 31, 2018 For individual candidates, on the Hellenic American Union website: July 31, 2018 For all candidates, on the Hellenic American Union website: August 1st...

British publishing breaks revenue records but textbook sales are hit

Read more ...British publishing houses broke all previous revenue records in 2017 to see their collective sales rise 5% to £5.7bn, driven by a growth in export sales which now account for 60% of publishers’ revenues. However, while most areas of business performed robustly, domestic sales of textbooks to schools took a 12% hit, revealing that savage public sector cuts...

Why Europe’s English-Language Boom Is a Bust for the U.K.

Read more ...One of the more poignant moments of the Brexit referendum two years ago was provided by a Leave supporter who called in to a radio show. He said he would be voting to leave the European Union because he was upset by what had recently happened to his daughter. She had been passed over for a job for which she was well-qualified because she only spoke one...

LanguageCert appoints dream team of language assessment experts

Read more ...  LanguageCert appoints a dream team of language qualifications professionals to key positions in the Board of Directors and Senior Management.   LONDON, UK – LanguageCert today announced the appointment of a ‘dream team’ of renowned  experts to steer the Awarding Body towards the future of language qualifications.   Dr. Michael Milanovic...

EAQUALS International Conference

Read more ...One of the things I like is attending conferences in different countries and cities. They are a great opportunity to simulate my mind with knowledge, grow my professional network and learn from experts in the ELT field. In April I attended the Eaquals (the international language school accreditation body) annual spring conference at the beautiful town of...

The Seven Deadly Sins of the One to One Lesson From The Point Of View of a Learner

Read more ... They say that teachers make the worst students to which I can attest myself. As much as I encourage my own students to study hard and go the extra mile, I can never seem to do the same myself when it comes to my own studies. As a language teacher who has moved around a lot, I’ve had quite a fair few language lessons in my time. Spanish is my second...

Και το Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας στο Πρόγραμμα διδακτικής Ξένων Γλωσσών

Read more ...    Το Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης και Διά Βίου Μάθησης (Κ.Ε.ΔΙ.ΒΙ.Μ.) του Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλίας θα προσφέρει το Πρόγραμμα διδακτικής ξένων γλωσσών για κατόχους πιστοποιητικού γλωσσομάθειας επιπέδου Γ2 που επιθυμούν να διδάξουν σε ΚΞΓ. Το εκπαιδευτικό πρόγραμμα με τίτλο «Πρόγραμμα διδακτικής ξένων γλωσσών» (ΦΕΚ 2071/07.06.2018...

Andrew Walkley and Chris Roland at the 13th FL Forum in Athens

Read more ...  Two innovative teacher trainers Andrew Walkley and Chris Roland are scheduled to appear at the 13th Foreign Languages Forum on 25 & 26 August at the Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens.   Both Andrew and Chris are expected to deliver two very interesting plenary sessions that will get us thinking just before the start of the new school year.   Andrew...

Πρόγραμμα Παγκρητίου Συνεδρίου

Read more ...15ο ΠΑΓΚΡΗΤΙΟ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ 16-17 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ 2018  ΞΕΝΟΔΟΧΕΙΟ ΜΙΝΟΑ PALACE  ΠΛΑΤΑΝΙΑΣ - ΧΑΝΙΑ      ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑ  ΣΤΟΧΟΙ ΤΟΥ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟΥ  Ξεκινώντας από την κλασσική ρήση « Νους υγιής εν σώματι υγιεί» θα επιχειρήσουμε μία σύγχρονη προσέγγιση προκειμένου να προσδιοριστεί η επίδραση της σωστής διατροφής και της άσκησης του σώματος και του πνεύματος στην ικανότητα...

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Teaching and learning are rapidly moving online, catering to students of all ages across the globe. Exam delivery methods have been quick to follow. LanguageCe...

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