fbpx

Reading Comprehension

Read more ...  Unlike listening comprehension, reading comprehension is not something for which our brains have evolved. Whereas oral comprehension seems to develop “naturally” with minimal deliberate intervention, reading comprehension is more challenging and requires deliberate instruction. Humans have been accomplished in oral comprehension for 100,000 years or...

Vocabulary building for C2 exams

Read more ...C2 Level exams are mainly about vocabulary. Vocabulary is built brick by brick. Learning one new word leads to learning many others. Check the exact meaning of every new word from the dictionary instead of trying to guess the meaning from its context. Check a thesaurus for synonyms to enrich your vocabulary further. Especially for the IELTS exams...

Preparing For Any Proficiency Exam: A Vital Tip!

Read more ...It concerns your broader preparation for the exam and not just doing past papers. Indeed, how boring and fruitless it would be answering multiple choice questions all the time! No real joy at discovering something new yourself, no personal fulfilment in using the language productively, no inner satisfaction from being able to express yourself a little...

Developing listening skills for C2 level with free internet resources

Read more ...It was not that long ago when “listening activities” in the EFL classroom conjured images of CD players that would not work or even cassette players that would chew the cassette in the midst of a test. The material was scarce and prices for cassettes and CDs for textbooks or practice tests were exorbitant. By Dimitris Primalis In my early days as a...

Top Tips for Exams and Tests

Read more ...1) Pens and Pencils Some exams require the use of PENS, while others have to be completed in PENCIL. Make sure you know what you should be using in every paper before you go in. 2) Websites All the major examination boards have websites these days, usually with sample papers and examiners’ reports that you can download. These sites are well worth a...

elt excellence awards

Latest

Don’t be this teacher!

01 May 2020

I have this new hobby. I torture myself by visiting teachers’ fb groups, I read terrible things they write and I collect gems for my next workshop, “Don’t be t...

Nick Dellas talks about the Educational Leadership Association

01 May 2020

Nick Dellas is a teacher of English and a FLS owner who has been running Chronos School, one of the most successful FL schools in the greater Athens area, for...

Teaching is a passion - Learning is a passion

01 May 2020

The only way to be truly successful in any skill is to be passionate about it.  When people throw themselves into –say- sports, music or computer games an...

April 2020

01 May 2020

  Some of the topics featured in this month's ELT NEWS   The CiELL project team is developing open educational resources based on comics that are hig...

LanguageCert offers Online exams for candidates under the age of 16!

27 April 2020

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...

Latest Issue

© 2017 ELT NEWS. All Rights Reserved.