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 Philip Kerr
Techniques
Professional Development

Developing learners’ grammatical awareness through translation

Philip Kerr
Published 18 October 2017
Robert Dobie
Techniques
Skills

A simple blueprint for making creative ESL worksheets

Robert Dobie
Published 13 October 2017
Robert Dobie
Techniques
Skills

3 ways to get the most out of speaking activities

Robert Dobie
Published 12 October 2017
Penny Ur
Techniques
Professional Development

Providing effective grammar practice for learners

Penny Ur
Published 11 October 2017
Robert Dobie
Techniques
Professional Development

5 great reasons to extend activities

Robert Dobie
Published 10 October 2017
Alcione Tavares
Techniques
Language

Some Ideas to avoid L1 interference

Alcione Tavares
Published 6 October 2017
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

Helping learners develop grammatical accuracy, fluency and complexity

Jack Richards
Published 4 October 2017
 Sophie Harnett
Techniques
Skills

Get Your Teens Writing Creatively #2: Activities and ideas

Sophie Harnett
Published 28 September 2017
Scott Thornbury
Techniques
Professional Development

About Language activity #4: Spoken interaction

Scott Thornbury
Published 27 September 2017
 Sophie Harnett
Techniques
Skills

Get your teens writing creatively #1: Top Tips

Sophie Harnett
Published 26 September 2017
Scott Thornbury
Techniques
Professional Development

About Language activity #3: Modals

Scott Thornbury
Published 20 September 2017
Scott Thornbury
Techniques
Professional Development

About Language activity #2: Lexical aspect

Scott Thornbury
Published 13 September 2017
Anne Robinson
Techniques
Assessment

Helping young learners to get the picture #2: movers

Anne Robinson
Published 12 September 2017
Anne Robinson
Techniques
Assessment

Helping young learners to get the picture #1: starters

Anne Robinson
Published 11 September 2017
Anne Robinson
Techniques
Assessment

Helping young learners to get the picture #3: flyers - spotting the story

Anne Robinson
Published 11 September 2017
 Christina Cabal
Techniques
Skills

American versus British English spelling

Christina Cabal
Published 8 September 2017
Scott Thornbury
Techniques
Professional Development

About Language activity #1: Corpus data

Scott Thornbury
Published 6 September 2017
Ana Tatsumi
Techniques
Skills

21st century skills: are we asking the right questions?

Ana Tatsumi
Published 5 September 2017
 Claire Croal
Techniques
Skills

Helping your students develop literacy in English

Claire Croal
Published 5 September 2017
Scott Thornbury
Techniques
Professional Development

It's all about language!

Scott Thornbury
Published 4 September 2017
Luiz Rose
Techniques
Professional Development

Some ideas on how to become a more effective teacher

Luiz Rose
Published 4 September 2017
Matt Norton
Techniques
Language

Chips and fish: word order in English collocations

Matt Norton
Published 31 August 2017
Steven Gershon
Techniques
Professional Development

Evolving an approach to presentation skills - part 2

Steven Gershon
Published 28 August 2017
Steven Gershon
Techniques
Skills

Evolving an approach to presentation skills - part 1

Steven Gershon
Published 23 August 2017
Caroline Thiriau
Techniques
Language

5 factors for successful speaking practice

Caroline Thiriau
Published 11 August 2017
 Greg Archer
Techniques
Assessment

An introduction to IELTS #1: the Writing Task - part 1

Greg Archer
Published 10 August 2017
Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat
Techniques
Language

30 phrasal verbs often used in business meetings and small talk

Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat
Published 1 August 2017
Natilly Macartney
Techniques
Skills

Sustainability in business

Natilly Macartney
Published 31 July 2017
Tereza Sekiya
Techniques
Professional Development

Leadership for Learning

Tereza Sekiya
Published 31 July 2017
 Lawrence J Zwier
Techniques
Professional Development

Do ELT teachers get enough professional development?

Lawrence J Zwier
Published 20 July 2017
Natilly Macartney
Techniques
Skills

Writing business emails in English

Natilly Macartney
Published 19 July 2017
Chris Bentley
Techniques
Language

How to... teach spelling when time is limited

Chris Bentley
Published 17 July 2017
Chris Bentley
Techniques
Language

How to... teach clause elements

Chris Bentley
Published 13 July 2017
Natilly Macartney
Techniques
Skills

The great debate

Natilly Macartney
Published 3 July 2017
 Cheryl Rao
Techniques
Skills

Encouraging children to write

Cheryl Rao
Published 23 June 2017
 Beena Menon
Techniques
Professional Development

A spotlight on teacher development

Beena Menon
Published 23 June 2017
 Simon Bradbury
Techniques
Professional Development

Cambridge's new creation: The Cambridge English Digital Framework for Language Teachers

Simon Bradbury
Published 21 June 2017
Natilly Macartney
Techniques
Skills

Writing a business plan in English

Natilly Macartney
Published 20 June 2017
Peter Lucantoni
Techniques
Skills

Speaking skills #2: A reciprocal approach

Peter Lucantoni
Published 20 June 2017
Karen Saxby
Techniques
Assessment

Storytelling and story-making for Cambridge English: Young Learners

Karen Saxby
Published 13 June 2017
Norma Dávila
Techniques
Assessment

Assessing Creativity: Thinking outside the box

Norma Dávila
Published 9 June 2017
Natilly Macartney
Techniques
Skills

Writing an English CV for the UK

Natilly Macartney
Published 1 June 2017
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

What does it mean to be a teacher of English?

Jack Richards
Published 25 May 2017
 Zoltán Rézműves
Techniques
Assessment

THiNK Thursday #6: The way to exam success

Zoltán Rézműves
Published 18 May 2017
Peter Lucantoni
Techniques
Skills

Speaking skills #1: What do the experts say?

Peter Lucantoni
Published 17 May 2017
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Professional Development

THiNK Thursday #5: Fake news? No problem! Getting your students to think critically

Laura Sigsworth
Published 11 May 2017
Lauren Ward
Techniques
Language

Model lessons for very young learners #2: help develop children's literacy with phonics

Lauren Ward
Published 10 May 2017
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Professional Development

THiNK Thursday #4: Incorporating values into the teen classroom

Laura Sigsworth
Published 4 May 2017
Allen Davenport
Techniques
Assessment

Using authentic practice tests in the IELTS classroom #4: Speaking

Allen Davenport
Published 3 May 2017
Colin Sage
Techniques
Language

Craft projects for grammar practice with young learners

Colin Sage
Published 28 April 2017
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Skills

THiNK Thursday #3: Get teens speaking through role play

Laura Sigsworth
Published 27 April 2017
Dr Randi Reppen
Techniques
Skills

How does grammar fit into advanced writing instruction?

Dr Randi Reppen
Published 27 April 2017
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Professional Development

THiNK Thursday #1: First day of class activities - getting to know your students

Laura Sigsworth
Published 13 April 2017
Luciana Senna
Techniques
Assessment

Assessing speaking: can it be easier?

Luciana Senna
Published 13 April 2017
Anne Robinson
Techniques
Skills

Can you spot it?: Encouraging observation in your students

Anne Robinson
Published 17 March 2017
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

#tbt IATEFL 2016 #3: Fostering responsibility and response-ability in the teenage classroom

Herbert Puchta
Published 14 March 2017
Ben Goldstein
Techniques
Professional Development

Global Competence in ELT #3: Using video

Ben Goldstein
Published 8 March 2017
Ben Goldstein
Techniques
Professional Development

Global Competence in ELT #2: Using an image

Ben Goldstein
Published 28 February 2017
Maiza Fatureto
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating L2 learners and teachers through vision

Maiza Fatureto
Published 23 February 2017
Maiza Fatureto
Techniques
Skills

The Sunset Approach: getting teenage learners to read

Maiza Fatureto
Published 21 February 2017
Sylvia G. Ramirez
Techniques
Skills

Increasing Comprehension in ELT with Graphic Organizers

Sylvia G. Ramirez
Published 25 January 2017
Donna Price
Techniques
Skills

Reading charts, graphs and tables

Donna Price
Published 25 January 2017
Ben Goldstein
Techniques
Skills

Global Competence in ELT #1: An Introduction

Ben Goldstein
Published 20 January 2017
Allen Davenport
Techniques
Assessment

Using authentic practice tests in the IELTS classroom #3: Listening

Allen Davenport
Published 7 December 2016
 Eleanor Richards
Techniques
Language

Manageable learning in practice: Clarifying new language

Eleanor Richards
Published 3 November 2016
Lauren Ward
Techniques
Language

Classroom resources for a spooky Halloween lesson

Lauren Ward
Published 27 October 2016
Gretchen Bitterlin
Techniques
Skills

Three steps to build skills in responding to others

Gretchen Bitterlin
Published 15 September 2016
K. Lynn Savage
Techniques
Language

Three Activities to Promote Citing Evidence

K. Lynn Savage
Published 15 September 2016
Dennis Johnson
Techniques
Professional Development

Building discussion skills in the classroom

Dennis Johnson
Published 15 September 2016
Lauren Ward
Techniques
Professional Development

Feedback for Moving Forward

Lauren Ward
Published 15 June 2016
Allen Davenport
Techniques
Assessment

Using authentic practice tests in IELTS classrooms #2: Writing

Allen Davenport
Published 19 May 2016
 Marcin Lewandowski
Techniques
Assessment

Testing, testing… 1, 2, 3: testing with a twist – shifting perceptions – part 2

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 28 April 2016
 Marcin Lewandowski
Techniques
Assessment

Testing, testing… 1, 2, 3: testing with a twist - shifting perceptions - part 1

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 27 April 2016
Jess Hytner
Techniques
Professional Development

Steps to successful communication: Enabling young learners to become effective speakers

Jess Hytner
Published 22 April 2016
Allen Davenport
Techniques
Assessment

Using authentic practice tests in IELTS classrooms #1: Reading

Allen Davenport
Published 10 April 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Professional Development

Supporting Spelling: strategies for helping weaker spellers

Sarah Mortimer
Published 5 April 2016
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Keeping it simple: Make learning manageable at lower levels

Alastair Horne
Published 31 March 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Professional Development

Integrating video in our secondary classrooms

Sarah Mortimer
Published 22 March 2016
 Clare Jones
Techniques
Language

Five Ideas for Connecting Reading and Writing in the ESL Classroom

Clare Jones
Published 19 March 2016
 Susannah Reed
Techniques
Skills

A virtual adventure – visualisation activity

Susannah Reed
Published 18 March 2016
Liz Dale
Techniques
Professional Development

Aiming high with CLIL #2

Liz Dale
Published 17 March 2016
Liz Dale
Techniques
Professional Development

Aiming high with CLIL #1

Liz Dale
Published 16 March 2016
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Professional Development

Trips and tips... Paris and Blended Learning

Gary Anderson
Published 9 March 2016
Penny Ur
Techniques
Professional Development

100 Teaching Tips: two tips on teacher talk

Penny Ur
Published 4 March 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Professional Development

Teaching Tips: A combination of theory and practice

Sarah Mortimer
Published 3 March 2016
Jess Hytner
Techniques
Professional Development

100 Teaching Tips #2: An Interview with Penny Ur

Jess Hytner
Published 2 March 2016
Penny Ur
Techniques
Professional Development

100 Teaching Tips - Two tips on setting homework

Penny Ur
Published 1 March 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Professional Development

What is blended learning, and how does it work in practice?

Sarah Mortimer
Published 26 February 2016
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Skills

Two games for your young learners!

Alastair Horne
Published 24 February 2016
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Language

Overcoming the challenges of teaching low-level adult learners

Laura Sigsworth
Published 23 February 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Language

Help teens build vocabulary and express themselves confidently

Sarah Mortimer
Published 18 February 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Skills

Teaching young learners to paraphrase

Sarah Mortimer
Published 12 February 2016
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Language

Using photos in the classroom #9 – Elaborate adjectives and congratulations to our winner!

Alastair Horne
Published 5 February 2016
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Professional Development

Maintaining Motivation: Engaging learners through the course

Sarah Mortimer
Published 25 January 2016
 Urs Kalberer
Techniques
Professional Development

Fostering creativity and fluency with roleplays

Urs Kalberer
Published 17 December 2015
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Written Corrective Feedback

Alastair Horne
Published 15 December 2015
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Skills

Seasonal small talk

Alastair Horne
Published 14 December 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

Competence and Performance #9 – Learner-focused teaching (ii)

Jack Richards
Published 11 December 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

Competence and Performance #8 – Learner-focused teaching (i)

Jack Richards
Published 9 December 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

Competence and Performance #7 – The language teacher’s identity

Jack Richards
Published 7 December 2015
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Professional Development

Blended learning: Problems and Prospects at the Higher Level

Sarah Mortimer
Published 4 December 2015
 Jeanne Lambert
Techniques
Professional Development

Correct less, teach more - Some advice for providing written corrective feedback

Jeanne Lambert
Published 1 December 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

Competence and Performance #2 - The language proficiency factor

Jack Richards
Published 25 November 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Professional Development

Competence and Performance in Language Teaching #1 - Introduction

Jack Richards
Published 24 November 2015
Jessica Williams
Techniques
Professional Development

Strategic reading in the classroom

Jessica Williams
Published 20 November 2015
Jess Hytner
Techniques
Professional Development

Putting Students in the Director's Chair

Jess Hytner
Published 19 November 2015
Geraldine Mark
Techniques
Language

Introducing the English Grammar Profile #1 - Building the profile

Geraldine Mark
Published 11 November 2015
Sarah Mortimer
Techniques
Skills

Real World Written Genre and Writing Skills

Sarah Mortimer
Published 10 November 2015
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Thirty years of grammar with Raymond Murphy #4 - tips for teachers

Alastair Horne
Published 9 November 2015
 Nigel Caplan
Techniques
Language

Whose error is it anyway? Error correction as improvisational game (from the Grammar and Beyond archives)

Nigel Caplan
Published 1 November 2015
 Nigel Caplan
Techniques
Language

How many tenses do students really need to learn?

Nigel Caplan
Published 25 October 2015
 Nigel Caplan
Techniques
Language

Why Are Some Nouns Countable and Some Nouns Uncountable?

Nigel Caplan
Published 24 October 2015
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

Helping Teens to Think Beyond Language: developing teenage learners

Herbert Puchta
Published 23 October 2015
Donna Price
Techniques
Skills

5 Easy Ways to Integrate Soft Skills in your Class

Donna Price
Published 22 October 2015
 James Marceda
Techniques
Assessment

Enabling Learners to Assess and Progress

James Marceda
Published 16 October 2015
 Jeanne Lambert
Techniques
Language

3 ways to help advanced EAP students develop their academic voice

Jeanne Lambert
Published 15 October 2015
 Urs Kalberer
Techniques
Skills

Tell Me More: dialogues for speaking practice

Urs Kalberer
Published 14 October 2015
Donna Price
Techniques
Professional Development

Getting Students Ready for the Workplace: strategies to integrate soft skills in your class

Donna Price
Published 13 October 2015
 Laura Eickhoff
Techniques
Language

Grammar and Beyond #9: The Present Perfect in British and American English

Laura Eickhoff
Published 12 October 2015
 Amy Tate
Techniques
Language

Grammar and Beyond #8: tossing around reported speech

Amy Tate
Published 11 October 2015
 Nigel Caplan
Techniques
Language

Grammar and Beyond #7 - Reducing non-identifying adjective clauses

Nigel Caplan
Published 10 October 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Pedagogy

Key Issues in Language Teaching #4: teaching as improvisation

Jack Richards
Published 6 October 2015
Deirdre Cijffers
Techniques
Professional Development

4 Principles of Engaging Online Task Design

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 25 September 2015
 Amy Tate
Techniques
Skills

Grammar and Beyond #6: Expressing Preferences with Prefer, Like, and Would Rather

Amy Tate
Published 7 September 2015
 Jennifer Brooke
Techniques
Skills

Grammar and Beyond #5: Multiword Verbs with Get

Jennifer Brooke
Published 2 September 2015
 Nigel Caplan
Techniques
Skills

Grammar and Beyond #4 - How to Teach the Tricky Grammar of 'There is / There are'

Nigel Caplan
Published 31 August 2015
 Laura Ironside
Techniques
Professional Development

Top Tips for New Teachers #7 - Laura Ironside

Laura Ironside
Published 28 August 2015
 Urs Kalberer
Techniques
Skills

All by yourself: monologues in elementary speaking

Urs Kalberer
Published 24 August 2015
 Sabina Ostrowska
Techniques
Professional Development

The importance of world knowledge to the ELT classroom #3 - General Knowledge Quizzes

Sabina Ostrowska
Published 19 August 2015
 Sabina Ostrowska
Techniques
Professional Development

The importance of world knowledge to the ELT classroom #2 - photography

Sabina Ostrowska
Published 18 August 2015
Claire Egmore and Kathryn Davies
Techniques
Professional Development

Top tips for new teachers #6 - First-day activities with a focus!

Claire Egmore and Kathryn Davies
Published 14 August 2015
 Nigel Caplan
Techniques
Language

Grammar and Beyond #3: This is going to be one of those days - this/that/these/those

Nigel Caplan
Published 10 August 2015
 Jennifer Brooke
Techniques
Language

Grammar and Beyond #2: The Far-Reaching Power of Get

Jennifer Brooke
Published 5 August 2015
 Amy Tate
Techniques
Language

Grammar and Beyond #1: Teaching Word Order in Sentences That Begin With Here or There

Amy Tate
Published 4 August 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Professional Development

Tortoise, lioness, or peacock? The role of the CLIL Teacher

Liz Dale
Published 3 August 2015
 Rachel Daw
Techniques
Professional Development

Top Tips for New Teachers #5 - Rachel Daw

Rachel Daw
Published 30 July 2015
Laura Patsko
Techniques
Language

Minimal pairs with minimal effort

Laura Patsko
Published 29 July 2015
Laura Patsko
Techniques
Language

Ten Top Tips for Teaching Pronunciation with Laura Patsko - #2

Laura Patsko
Published 27 July 2015
 Marcin Lewandowski
Techniques
Professional Development

The invisible gorilla: making the visible perceptible #2

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 24 July 2015
Laura Patsko
Techniques
Language

Ten Top Tips for Teaching Pronunciation with Laura Patsko - #1

Laura Patsko
Published 22 July 2015
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Assessment

Trips and Tips: Testing 1—2—3… in Three Countries

Gary Anderson
Published 20 July 2015
 Rachel Daw
Techniques
Professional Development

Top Tips for New Teachers #4 - Rachel Daw

Rachel Daw
Published 17 July 2015
 Urs Kalberer
Techniques
Skills

Writing together – collaborative writing tasks for elementary learners

Urs Kalberer
Published 13 July 2015
 Marcin Lewandowski
Techniques
Language

The invisible gorilla: making the visible perceptible #1

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 10 July 2015
Anna Ostrovsky
Techniques
Professional Development

How to land a job as a non-native speaker teacher in three simple steps

Anna Ostrovsky
Published 8 July 2015
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Professional Development

Top Tips for New Teachers #3 - Laura Sigsworth

Laura Sigsworth
Published 3 July 2015
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

The importance of teaching content to young learners

Alastair Horne
Published 2 July 2015
 Urs Kalberer
Techniques
Skills

Controlled and guided writing tasks for beginners, Part 2 – practice makes perfect

Urs Kalberer
Published 26 June 2015
Jess Hytner
Techniques
Skills

More than just speaking - developing student speaking skills

Jess Hytner
Published 26 June 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Professional Development

Theresa Clementson - Towards effortless fluency for your high level learners

Lucija Dacic
Published 25 June 2015
 Laura Sigsworth
Techniques
Professional Development

Top Tips for New Teachers #2 - Laura Sigsworth

Laura Sigsworth
Published 18 June 2015
 Urs Kalberer
Techniques
Skills

Controlled and guided writing tasks for beginners, Part 1

Urs Kalberer
Published 16 June 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Professional Development

Brain-friendly CLIL #3 - Creativity, Personalisation, and Feedback

Liz Dale
Published 12 June 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Professional Development

Brain-friendly CLIL #2 - Challenge

Liz Dale
Published 11 June 2015
Simon Wright
Techniques
Professional Development

Top tips for new teachers #1 - Simon Wright

Simon Wright
Published 4 June 2015
Karen Elliott
Techniques
Language

Phonics fun and games for infants and primary - Karen Elliott

Karen Elliott
Published 28 May 2015
Karen Elliott
Techniques
Language

Phonics for young language learners

Karen Elliott
Published 26 May 2015
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Student support in online-only courses - Deirdre Cijffers and Gordon Lewis

Alastair Horne
Published 20 May 2015
 Liz Robinson
Techniques
Professional Development

Can you rise to the teaching challenge?

Liz Robinson
Published 18 May 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Language

Integrating phonics into the very young learners (VYL) classroom - Lynn Durrant

Lucija Dacic
Published 14 May 2015
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Assessment

Preparing to take Cambridge English exams - Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson
Published 7 May 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Professional Development

Engaging Generation Z - James Styring

Lucija Dacic
Published 30 April 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Professional Development

Brain-friendly CLIL #1

Liz Dale
Published 28 April 2015
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Professional Development

Trips and Tips: the Netherlands and… Teaching (your) Teenagers

Gary Anderson
Published 24 April 2015
 Jasone Cenoz and Durk Gorter
Techniques
Professional Development

What next for multilingual education?

Jasone Cenoz and Durk Gorter
Published 24 April 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Language

Viewing global & cultural topics through your students' lens - Ben Goldstein and Ceri Jones

Lucija Dacic
Published 23 April 2015
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

Developing young learners’ thinking skills #5 – Combining the teaching of thinking and language

Herbert Puchta
Published 16 April 2015
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

Developing young learners' thinking skills #4 – Multiple intelligences

Herbert Puchta
Published 15 April 2015
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

Developing young learners' thinking skills #3 – Story thinking

Herbert Puchta
Published 14 April 2015
 Philip Kerr
Techniques
Language

Making the most of L1 in the classroom #2

Philip Kerr
Published 10 April 2015
 Philip Kerr
Techniques
Language

Making the most of L1 in the classroom #1

Philip Kerr
Published 9 April 2015
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

Developing young learners' thinking skills #2 – Thinking skills: Model 1

Herbert Puchta
Published 8 April 2015
Herbert Puchta
Techniques
Professional Development

Developing young learners' thinking skills #1 – developing and applying thinking skills

Herbert Puchta
Published 7 April 2015
Karen Saxby
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating young learners #3: spelling and visualisations

Karen Saxby
Published 1 April 2015
Karen Saxby
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating young learners #2: praise, personalisation, and multi-level groups

Karen Saxby
Published 31 March 2015
Karen Saxby
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating young learners #1: building a supporting environment

Karen Saxby
Published 30 March 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Professional Development

Karen Saxby: Keeping young learners motivated in the classroom

Lucija Dacic
Published 26 March 2015
Anne Robinson
Techniques
Skills

Spotlight on misspelling

Anne Robinson
Published 26 March 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Skills

Brainstorming for writing: posters

Liz Dale
Published 20 March 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Skills

Skinny and fat questions and thinking skills

Liz Dale
Published 19 March 2015
Liz Dale
Techniques
Language

Give CLIL time

Liz Dale
Published 18 March 2015
 Sarah Lahiff
Techniques
Professional Development

Looking at reading and writing in Advanced Adult ESL classes

Sarah Lahiff
Published 11 March 2015
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Assessment

Trips and Tips: Russia and... Students Preparing for IELTS

Gary Anderson
Published 9 March 2015
Anne Robinson
Techniques
Language

Similar, the same, but different

Anne Robinson
Published 3 March 2015
Florence Kemsley
Techniques
Professional Development

Techniques for using students' own language in the classroom

Florence Kemsley
Published 25 February 2015
Florence Kemsley
Techniques
Professional Development

Should teachers use students' own language in the classroom?

Florence Kemsley
Published 24 February 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Language

Anne Robinson: Fun, useful, meaningful lexis for young learners

Lucija Dacic
Published 19 February 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Professional Development

Lynn Durrant: Creating a stimulating classroom for very young learners

Lucija Dacic
Published 12 February 2015
Pauline Cullen
Techniques
Assessment

Help with IELTS #6: expressing your opinion

Pauline Cullen
Published 9 February 2015
Florence Kemsley
Techniques
Assessment

Pauline Cullen: How to score well in the IELTS writing test

Florence Kemsley
Published 9 February 2015
Melissa Sadler-Nitu
Techniques
Professional Development

Establishing Career and Educational Pathways in Your Classroom

Melissa Sadler-Nitu
Published 5 February 2015
Pauline Cullen
Techniques
Assessment

Help with IELTS #5: Skimming and scanning

Pauline Cullen
Published 4 February 2015
Florence Kemsley
Techniques
Assessment

Pauline Cullen: How to improve your students’ IELTS score

Florence Kemsley
Published 29 January 2015
Charlotte Christopherson
Techniques
Skills

Being Strategic: Adult Learners and Speaking - free whitepaper

Charlotte Christopherson
Published 27 January 2015
Joe Tearle
Techniques
Skills

Penny Ur: How to get them to talk (when they don't want to)

Joe Tearle
Published 23 January 2015
 Hannah Mills-Brown
Techniques
Skills

Discussions and More: Say things about a picture

Hannah Mills-Brown
Published 22 January 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Skills

Discussions and More: Alibi

Lucija Dacic
Published 20 January 2015
Pauline Cullen
Techniques
Assessment

Help with IELTS #4: How many?

Pauline Cullen
Published 8 January 2015
Anna Ostrovsky
Techniques
Skills

How to help your students to stop struggling and start speaking

Anna Ostrovsky
Published 5 January 2015
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Skills

Joined-up blended learning

Alastair Horne
Published 12 December 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Skills

Teaching adult learners with Herbert Puchta

Lucija Dacic
Published 11 December 2014
Lewis Lansford
Techniques
Professional Development

The role of the Teacher’s Book in English for Academic Purposes

Lewis Lansford
Published 3 December 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Language

Focusing on language in EAP

Lucija Dacic
Published 6 November 2014
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Professional Development

Trips and Tips: Turkey and… Classroom Management

Gary Anderson
Published 23 October 2014
Charlotte Christopherson
Techniques
Language

How good is your grammar?

Charlotte Christopherson
Published 22 October 2014
K. Lynn Savage
Techniques
Skills

Teaching and testing life skills reading

K. Lynn Savage
Published 22 October 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Assessment

Tuning into your learners: Assessment and Evaluation in the Lesson

Alastair Horne
Published 21 October 2014
Lewis Lansford
Techniques
Professional Development

Plan your bridge carefully

Lewis Lansford
Published 15 October 2014
Lynn Durrant
Techniques
Professional Development

The challenge of teaching very young learners

Lynn Durrant
Published 14 October 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Professional Development

New Technologies, New Directions for Education

Lucija Dacic
Published 9 October 2014
Lewis Lansford
Techniques
Professional Development

Beware of wobbly bridges

Lewis Lansford
Published 2 October 2014
Lewis Lansford
Techniques
Professional Development

Building bridges to nowhere?

Lewis Lansford
Published 30 September 2014
Pauline Cullen
Techniques
Assessment

Help with IELTS #3 - tips for the Academic Reading test

Pauline Cullen
Published 19 September 2014
Helen Hadkins
Techniques
Language

Teaching Teens #7: Integrating pronunciation – Part 1

Helen Hadkins
Published 16 September 2014
Pauline Cullen
Techniques
Skills

Help with IELTS #2 - Speaking

Pauline Cullen
Published 8 September 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Assessment

Key principles of learning-oriented assessment

Lucija Dacic
Published 4 September 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Professional Development

Higher-level learners

Lucija Dacic
Published 28 August 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Language

What good teaching materials should do - Part 2: Grammar

Lucija Dacic
Published 21 August 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Techniques
Language

What good teaching materials should do

Lucija Dacic
Published 19 August 2014
Pauline Cullen
Techniques
Skills

Help with IELTS #1: Writing

Pauline Cullen
Published 18 August 2014
Deirdre Cijffers
Techniques
Professional Development

Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Data?

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 14 August 2014
Deirdre Cijffers
Techniques
Professional Development

Using data to inform your teaching

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 6 August 2014
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Assessment

Trips and Tips: Romania and… Revised Cambridge Exams

Gary Anderson
Published 6 August 2014
Ricardo Morales
Techniques
Professional Development

Make homework work for you

Ricardo Morales
Published 31 July 2014
Ricardo Morales
Techniques
Professional Development

Hey! Teacher! Leave us kids alone!

Ricardo Morales
Published 29 July 2014
Lauren Ward
Techniques
Professional Development

4 simple activities from Language Learning with Technology

Lauren Ward
Published 22 July 2014
Helen Hadkins
Techniques
Language

Teaching teens #4 - Putting the magic into grammar

Helen Hadkins
Published 13 July 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Three ways le Tour de France can help your language teaching…

Alastair Horne
Published 7 July 2014
Samantha Lewis
Techniques
Skills

Teaching teenagers #3 - Teens and Reading: Getting creative with authentic texts

Samantha Lewis
Published 29 June 2014
Deirdre Cijffers
Techniques
Professional Development

How to engage your students in online activities: five top tips from Deirdre Cijffers

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 25 June 2014
Gary Anderson
Techniques
Language

Trips and Tips: England and… Pronunciation

Gary Anderson
Published 23 June 2014
Lauren Ward
Techniques
Language

Say it again, Sam! Helping students with pronunciation – Chris Redston

Lauren Ward
Published 13 June 2014
Joanna Budden
Techniques
Language

Teaching teens #2 - Three vocabulary tips

Joanna Budden
Published 11 June 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Blended language learning and the flipped classroom

Alastair Horne
Published 8 June 2014
Helen Hadkins
Techniques
Skills

Teaching Teenagers #1: Speaking activities

Helen Hadkins
Published 27 May 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Skills

Five top tips for teaching vocabulary, grammar, and listening skills

Alastair Horne
Published 23 May 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

English in Mind Tip Exchange: Competition winners!

Alastair Horne
Published 9 May 2014
Carolyn Westbrook
Techniques
Skills

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to teach critical thinking in Unlock

Carolyn Westbrook
Published 7 May 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating teenage learners #3: importance of learner independence

Alastair Horne
Published 25 April 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating teenage learners #2 – the pizza and the stick…

Alastair Horne
Published 16 April 2014
Carolyn Westbrook
Techniques
Professional Development

Critical Thinking: A Short Introduction

Carolyn Westbrook
Published 9 April 2014
 Bob Dignen
Techniques
Professional Development

Is there such a thing as virtual competence?

Bob Dignen
Published 24 March 2014
 Bob Dignen
Techniques
Professional Development

Five reasons why feedback may be the most important skill

Bob Dignen
Published 17 March 2014
Alastair Horne
Techniques
Professional Development

Motivating teenage learners - tips from the Tip Exchange #1

Alastair Horne
Published 14 March 2014
 Bob Dignen
Techniques
Professional Development

The art of facilitation - connecting others

Bob Dignen
Published 10 March 2014
 Bob Dignen
Techniques
Professional Development

Top tips for communicating internationally: part two

Bob Dignen
Published 5 March 2014
 Bob Dignen
Techniques
Professional Development

Top tips for communicating internationally: part one

Bob Dignen
Published 3 March 2014
K. Lynn Savage
Techniques
Skills

Three Tips for Reviewing Grammar

K. Lynn Savage
Published 5 December 2013

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