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Foreign languages inspire!

Read more ...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...

English Language Games for the Classroom

Read more ...By Jet Hiensch, Portugal Jet Hiensch, Dutch teacher of English as a foreign language, living in Portugal, develops English language games for in the classroom. All her games are focused on the oral skills. Her slogan is: Let’s get those kids talking in English and... that’s what they do. Website: www.englishlanguagegames.net - Email...

The 2018 ELTons Innovation Awards

Read more ...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...

Should we focus on teaching or content?

Read more ...We live in an era where everything (almost) is instant. Social media, the internet and technology in general has made us seek for instant approval, instant satisfaction and instant everything. If you want to buy something you go to Amazon or Skroutz and in a few clicks your order is processed. If you want instant approval you upload a photo on one of the...

Eight Greek Universities Among World’s Best

Read more ...  Eight Greek universities are ranked in the World Academic Ranking List for 2019, assessed by one of the most prestigious ranking systems, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE). Of the eight Greek institutions, the University of Crete holds first place, and this year the Democritus University of Thrace is included for the first...

Bringing Dora the Explorer to classrooms worldwide

Read more ...  Oxford University Press has entered into a global agreement with Viacom/Nickelodeon Consumer Products, to provide a new English Language Teaching (ELT) programme targeting young students. The partnership will produce a rich multimedia experience for three to six-year-olds around the world, aiming to help more than 200,000 children learn English as a...

2020 exam updates – a summary

Read more ...  Cambridge Assessment English has revised its lower level exams to make sure they are up to date with the latest research in language learning and teaching. A2 Key, A2 Key for Schools, B1 Preliminary and B1 Preliminary for Schools have undergone a thorough review. The new exam formats will start being used from January 2020. The changes...

1st ELT NEWS Teacher Clinic Day

Read more ...  The ELT NEWS Teacher Clinic Day (TCD) sets new standards on how teacher development workshops are conducted. The TCD has been designed to give participants a full day of highly practical workshops with a lot of teaching ideas for immediate classroom implementation.   Three well-known teacher trainers and a debutant will each conduct a workshop on a...
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