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The 10 Most Commonly Misspelled Words in the English Language

According to the Oxford Dictionary (and anyone who has ever studied English as a second language), spelling is hard. And misspellings are not only common, but also awkward in professional contexts. When you receive an email or document with spelling errors, it's difficult to trust the person sending it. Spelling speaks to attention to detail as well as...

Foreign languages inspire!

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...

The 2018 ELTons Innovation Awards

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?

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...

Academic services to Foreign Language Schools and EFL teachers by the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications

  Academic services to Foreign Language Schools and EFL teachers (fee applies)   The Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications offers the following academic services to Foreign Language Schools and EFL teachers, concerning the language examinations administered by the Hellenic American Union: Methodology workshops for EFL...

1st ELT NEWS Teacher Clinic Day

  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...