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Eve Lloyd
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Instagram Festive Competition - How to Enter

Eve Lloyd
Published 7 December 2018
Sarah Stokes
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Share your pledge for creating a brighter future

Sarah Stokes
Published 3 December 2018
Sarah Stokes
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Learn English with Cambridge YouTube competition: The winners

Sarah Stokes
Published 26 November 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

A Corpus-based Contrastive Analysis of Reader Engagement 

Niall Curry
Published 13 November 2018
Sarah Stokes
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Learn English with Cambridge YouTube competition: Final 10

Sarah Stokes
Published 12 November 2018
Renata Beduschi de Souza
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Taking students on a virtual tour in the classroom

Renata Beduschi de Souza
Published 9 November 2018
Rosana Almeida
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Activity for learning English through food

Rosana Almeida
Published 8 November 2018
Sarah Grieves
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Pedagogy

The Spoken British National Corpus: Using “Yeah no” in spoken English

Sarah Grieves
Published 26 October 2018
Chris Sowton
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Academic English online conference - Chris Sowton

Chris Sowton
Published 26 October 2018
Jade Blue
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Pedagogy

Learning English while learning in English

Jade Blue
Published 19 October 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

Academic English Online Conference - Niall Curry

Niall Curry
Published 18 October 2018
 Ben Knight
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Pedagogy

How long does it take to learn a language?

Ben Knight
Published 11 October 2018
Gary Pathare
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Academic English Online Conference - Gary Pathare

Gary Pathare
Published 9 October 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

Putting the pedagogy first in digital pedagogies

Niall Curry
Published 5 October 2018
Laura Sigsworth

Talking teacher wellbeing

Laura Sigsworth
Published 4 October 2018
Robert McLarty
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Academic English Online Conference - Robert McLarty

Robert McLarty
Published 2 October 2018
Jade Blue
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Pedagogy

More than a test: learning oriented assessment

Jade Blue
Published 25 September 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

Online Language Learning Conference at Cambridge University Press

Niall Curry
Published 24 September 2018
 Christina Cavage
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Pedagogy

Reflections on a brand new academic year

Christina Cavage
Published 21 September 2018
Niall Curry
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Better Learning Conference 2018: Best practices for exam preparation

Niall Curry
Published 7 September 2018
Juliet Starbuck
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Adolescence and learning – the teenage brain

Juliet Starbuck
Published 4 September 2018
Nicola Morgan
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Promoting wellbeing in the teenage classroom

Nicola Morgan
Published 3 September 2018
Nicola Morgan
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What we know about the teenage brain and what it means for teachers

Nicola Morgan
Published 3 September 2018
Philip Kerr
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Pedagogy

Better Learning Conference 2018: What might work?

Philip Kerr
Published 24 August 2018
Niall Curry
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Linguistics

Psycholinguistics and Neuro-linguistics for ELT: Insights from Second Language Acquisition Research

Niall Curry
Published 19 August 2018
Niall Curry
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Linguistics

Corpus Research and ELT: My experience of IVACS in Malta

Niall Curry
Published 13 August 2018
Hannah Tuck
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Better Learning Conference 2018: Working memory and classroom learning

Hannah Tuck
Published 10 August 2018
Rachel Jeffries
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Creative drama activities for the classroom #3

Rachel Jeffries
Published 2 August 2018
Olivia Goodman
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An insight into the CELTA qualification

Olivia Goodman
Published 27 July 2018
Julia Robinson
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Pedagogy

Better Learning Conference 2018: Why use virtual reality in the classroom?

Julia Robinson
Published 20 July 2018
Matthew Ellman
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What I learned at the Better Learning Conference 2018

Matthew Ellman
Published 16 July 2018
Christine Muir
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Pedagogy

Sport psychology, language learning and the World Cup

Christine Muir
Published 12 July 2018
Sarah Laughran
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Interview with teacher and video creator Oliver Grant #2

Sarah Laughran
Published 3 July 2018
Sarah Laughran
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Interview with teacher and video creator Oliver Grant #1

Sarah Laughran
Published 2 July 2018
Niall Curry
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Linguistics

On Speaking: Creating a safe speaking environment

Niall Curry
Published 22 June 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

On Speaking: learner-centered content

Niall Curry
Published 15 June 2018
Lauren Ward
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Linguistics

Take part in the Cambridge Word Cup!

Lauren Ward
Published 14 June 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

On Speaking: Developing near peer learning in the classroom

Niall Curry
Published 1 June 2018
Sarah Laughran
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Linguistics

The New General Service List: A core vocabulary for EFL students and teachers

Sarah Laughran
Published 29 May 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

On Speaking: Enhancing student interaction in the classroom

Niall Curry
Published 24 May 2018
 Jasmine Short
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Rabia Nasimi on language and identity

Jasmine Short
Published 24 May 2018
Anne Robinson
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Pedagogy

Useful habits to develop writing skills and understand other points of view

Anne Robinson
Published 18 May 2018
Alessandra Jastes
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What I learned at the Better Learning Conference 2017

Alessandra Jastes
Published 18 May 2018
Cristina Cabal
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Linguistics

Take our interactive idioms quiz!

Cristina Cabal
Published 17 May 2018
Anne Robinson
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Pedagogy

Activities to help young learners write sentences

Anne Robinson
Published 4 May 2018
Jade Blue
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Linguistics

Different types of language used for EMI and CLIL programmes

Jade Blue
Published 4 May 2018
Sarah Laughran
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An interview with the UK’s first Global Teacher Prize Winner

Sarah Laughran
Published 1 May 2018
 Jasmine Short
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Dikembe Mutombo on his journey to becoming multilingual

Jasmine Short
Published 27 April 2018
Jade Blue
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Pedagogy

Little and often: bite-sized learning

Jade Blue
Published 26 April 2018
Leonardo Esperanca
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Five things you only learn when you start teaching

Leonardo Esperanca
Published 25 April 2018
 Nailia Abdullina
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Assessing student progress

Nailia Abdullina
Published 21 April 2018
 Silvana Richardson and Gabriel Diaz Maggioli
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IATEFL 2018: Inspired professional development - the road ahead

Silvana Richardson and Gabriel Diaz Maggioli
Published 17 April 2018
 Zoltan Dornyei
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Pedagogy

IATEFL 2018: Safe Speaking Environments - What? Why? How?

Zoltan Dornyei
Published 9 April 2018
 Laura Patsko and Ben Goldstein
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Pedagogy

IATEFL 2018: Just like me: Near-peers as role models and content creators

Laura Patsko and Ben Goldstein
Published 9 April 2018
Efi Tzouri
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The Hands Up Project Conference: Safe Classroom Environments

Efi Tzouri
Published 5 April 2018
Sarah Laughran
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BBC's Caroline Wyatt on how language learning has been vital to her career

Sarah Laughran
Published 23 March 2018
Cleide Oliveira
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The importance of adapting activities to your teaching reality

Cleide Oliveira
Published 23 March 2018
Henry Roux de Bézieux
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How would I like to learn English if I were a young French professional?

Henry Roux de Bézieux
Published 20 March 2018
Sarah Laughran
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Entrepreneur Nick Jenkins on learning Russian and how it has aided his career

Sarah Laughran
Published 9 March 2018
 Christina Cavage
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Moving on up #2: using blended learning in the classroom

Christina Cavage
Published 9 March 2018
Gregory Hadley
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Teacher and Learner Views on Language Textbooks

Gregory Hadley
Published 9 March 2018
Matthew Ellman
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Talks to look out for at IATEFL 2018

Matthew Ellman
Published 5 March 2018
 Marcin Lewandowski
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Vocabulary learning: enhancing memory in the EFL classroom

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 2 March 2018
Niall Curry
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Pedagogy

On speaking: Giving feedback in the language classroom

Niall Curry
Published 23 February 2018
Sarah Laughran
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Hameeda Hussani on getting a first-class law degree in a second language

Sarah Laughran
Published 23 February 2018
Matthew Ellman
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Professor David Crystal can rap... what happened when I went to the English UK conference

Matthew Ellman
Published 16 February 2018
Louisa Kiwana
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Pedagogy

Current insights into student motivation and speaking: An interview with Dr. Claire Dembry

Louisa Kiwana
Published 13 February 2018
Jade Blue
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Pedagogy

Using near-peer role models for language learning

Jade Blue
Published 8 February 2018
Laura Grimes
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Linguistics

Investigating idioms in the Cambridge Learner Corpus

Laura Grimes
Published 5 February 2018
Cindy James
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Experiences

Using technology in the language classroom: So what if I'm not tech-savvy?

Cindy James
Published 30 January 2018
Andrew Moffat
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Linguistics

Mind the overlap!

Andrew Moffat
Published 26 January 2018
Louisa Kiwana
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3 things I learnt at the Innovate EdTech Conference

Louisa Kiwana
Published 18 January 2018
Cindy James
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Pedagogy

Engaging reluctant readers

Cindy James
Published 16 January 2018
Sarah Laughran
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Extensive reading in ELT: Why and how? Free whitepaper

Sarah Laughran
Published 12 January 2018
Michael McCarthy
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Linguistics

Why good language teachers should take collocations seriously

Michael McCarthy
Published 4 January 2018
Cristina Cabal
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Linguistics

Take our word of the year quiz!

Cristina Cabal
Published 15 December 2017
Jess Hytner
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Experiences

Teacher interview: A spotlight on speaking

Jess Hytner
Published 30 November 2017
Chris Ozog
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Linguistics

All my students live in mansions

Chris Ozog
Published 29 November 2017
Michael McCarthy
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Linguistics

Why should we teach phrasal verbs?

Michael McCarthy
Published 28 November 2017
Mark Hancock
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Linguistics

Replacing 'th': The reverse lisp

Mark Hancock
Published 28 November 2017
Mark Hancock
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Linguistics

Twang: the variability of vowels across accents

Mark Hancock
Published 24 November 2017
Louanne Piccolo
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Experiences

Top tips for teaching teens in the EFL classroom

Louanne Piccolo
Published 22 November 2017
Mark Ibbotson
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What scares you more - speaking in L2 or a jujitsu fight?

Mark Ibbotson
Published 17 November 2017
Mark Hancock
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Linguistics

Accent creep: How the way we speak evolves over time

Mark Hancock
Published 16 November 2017
Luiz Dentelo
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Experiences

What does success look like? Evaluating success for language learners in the 21st century

Luiz Dentelo
Published 13 November 2017
Mark Hancock
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Linguistics

Either will do: Trivial pronunciation debates

Mark Hancock
Published 7 November 2017
Caroline Thiriau
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Pedagogy

Global Teaching Speaking Survey: The results

Caroline Thiriau
Published 6 November 2017
Koki Shimazu
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Visualising grammar in use

Koki Shimazu
Published 27 October 2017
Koki Shimazu
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Learning and teaching English grammar

Koki Shimazu
Published 23 October 2017
Matt Norton
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Harry Potter and the English Language

Matt Norton
Published 20 October 2017
Koki Shimazu
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Experiences

Motivating students to study grammar

Koki Shimazu
Published 17 October 2017
 Lydia Stavropoulou
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Pedagogy

The psychotherapy of the educator as a tool for teaching

Lydia Stavropoulou
Published 17 October 2017
Tereza Sekiya
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Pedagogy

No kidding! Teaching kids is serious business!

Tereza Sekiya
Published 6 October 2017
Graham Burton
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Linguistics

What is grammar?

Graham Burton
Published 3 October 2017
Dr Claire Dembry
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Linguistics

Spoken English – what do we know? How do we know it?

Dr Claire Dembry
Published 25 September 2017
Louanne Piccolo
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Activities for extensive writing in the EFL classroom

Louanne Piccolo
Published 20 September 2017
Koki Shimazu
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The value of a good grammar reference book

Koki Shimazu
Published 18 September 2017
Lauren Ward
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Why everyone should love languages: An interview with Rosie Goldsmith

Lauren Ward
Published 25 August 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

Multilingualism on the pitch: An interview with Petr Čech

Lauren Ward
Published 24 August 2017
Robbie Love
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Linguistics

He for She: Language and Gender in Present Day English

Robbie Love
Published 24 August 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

Frank Turner on languages and lyrics

Lauren Ward
Published 18 August 2017
Henry Roux de Bézieux
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Flipped Classrooms: Smooth and happy training machines?

Henry Roux de Bézieux
Published 16 August 2017
Matt Norton
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Linguistics

Mansplaining, Chillax and Brexit: Blended words in English

Matt Norton
Published 15 August 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

Songwriting and language learning with Emmelie de Forest

Lauren Ward
Published 11 August 2017
Chris Ozog
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"I don't have an accent!" said Alison from Sussex

Chris Ozog
Published 7 August 2017
Gabrielle Palin
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Adam Crafton on language learning, journalism and sport

Gabrielle Palin
Published 3 August 2017
Ana Tatsumi
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Pedagogy

Blended Learning: decisions, decisions, decisions

Ana Tatsumi
Published 2 August 2017
Andrew Moffat
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Pedagogy

Researching online communication - a call for participants

Andrew Moffat
Published 25 July 2017
Clara Prado
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Being a private English teacher in Brazil

Clara Prado
Published 24 July 2017
 Liane Grainger
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What I learned at the Better Learning Conference day 3: Life competences in education

Liane Grainger
Published 12 July 2017
Caroline Thiriau
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What I learned from the Better Learning conference day 2: Technology

Caroline Thiriau
Published 11 July 2017
 Jo Timerick
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What I learned at the Better Learning conference day 1: Leadership

Jo Timerick
Published 10 July 2017
Brad Bawtinheimer
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Technology in the modern classroom

Brad Bawtinheimer
Published 6 July 2017
Matt Norton
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Linguistics

Americanisms in British English

Matt Norton
Published 3 July 2017
Vanessa Pasini
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Pedagogy

Cambridge Papers #6: What's new in ELT besides technology?

Vanessa Pasini
Published 30 June 2017
 Graham Skerritt
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Pedagogy

Blended Learning Myth #3: learning online is isolating

Graham Skerritt
Published 29 June 2017
 Graham Skerritt
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Pedagogy

Blended Learning Myth #2: the teacher's role is less central

Graham Skerritt
Published 28 June 2017
Caroline Thiriau
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Pedagogy

Blended Learning Myth #1: 'digital natives' are happy to work online

Caroline Thiriau
Published 27 June 2017
Vanessa Pasini
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Pedagogy

Cambridge Papers #5: Blended Learning

Vanessa Pasini
Published 26 June 2017
Vanessa Pasini
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Pedagogy

Cambridge Papers #4: Personalisation of language learning through adaptive technology

Vanessa Pasini
Published 20 June 2017
Vanessa Pasini
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Pedagogy

Cambridge Papers #3: Personalisation through mobile technology

Vanessa Pasini
Published 19 June 2017
Katie O’Malley
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Pedagogy

Visual recall: using images for success criteria

Katie O’Malley
Published 13 June 2017
Vanessa Pasini
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Pedagogy

Cambridge Papers #2: Visual literacy in English language teaching

Vanessa Pasini
Published 13 June 2017
Dr Claire Dembry
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Experiences

10 days in China: A researcher's diary

Dr Claire Dembry
Published 12 June 2017
Laura Patsko
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Pedagogy

Laura Patsko's Pedagogy Pop-up #2: What works in computer assisted language learning (CALL)?

Laura Patsko
Published 8 June 2017
Laura Patsko
Insights
Pedagogy

Laura Patsko's Pedagogy Pop-up #1: Everything you always wanted to know about pronunciation*

Laura Patsko
Published 7 June 2017
Vanessa Pasini
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Pedagogy

Cambridge Papers #1: What do successful language teachers and learners do?

Vanessa Pasini
Published 5 June 2017
 Lottie Payne
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Meet Claire & Laura, Cambridge's Language and Pedagogy Researchers

Lottie Payne
Published 5 June 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

From Lagos to Devon: Victor Ubogu on culture shocks

Lauren Ward
Published 1 June 2017
Gabrielle Palin
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Experiences

Exploiting digital tools to teach languages to refugees

Gabrielle Palin
Published 31 May 2017
Rebecca Hill
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Experiences

Brainwaves from Barcelona: A reflection on Innovate ELT 2017

Rebecca Hill
Published 26 May 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

State of Teacher Development #4: Which ELT expert would you invite to dinner?

Lauren Ward
Published 24 May 2017
Silvana Richardson
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Experiences

Professionalism in English Language Teaching

Silvana Richardson
Published 19 May 2017
Gabrielle Palin
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Reactions to the State of Teacher Development

Gabrielle Palin
Published 17 May 2017
Lauren Ward
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State of Teacher Development #3: Are you doing enough?

Lauren Ward
Published 15 May 2017
Natilly Macartney
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A new adventure teaching English in Austria

Natilly Macartney
Published 10 May 2017
Jess Hytner
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Experiences

State of Teacher Development 2017 #2: How do you like to do it?

Jess Hytner
Published 8 May 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

Ross Morrison McGill on the state of teacher development

Lauren Ward
Published 5 May 2017
Herbert Puchta
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Pedagogy

THiNK beyond language: Using insights into the teen mind to educate the whole learner

Herbert Puchta
Published 2 May 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

State of Teacher Development 2017 #1: Do you feel supported by your institution?

Lauren Ward
Published 1 May 2017
Jess Hytner
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Experiences

Cambridge meets Korean Billy!

Jess Hytner
Published 26 April 2017
Lauren Ward
Insights
Experiences

Strictly Language Learning with the Stars: Bruno Tonioli on communicating in different languages

Lauren Ward
Published 26 April 2017
Daniela Meyer
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Pedagogy

Effective teaching, effective learning: how do we know what works?

Daniela Meyer
Published 24 April 2017
Olivia Goodman
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Experiences

Learning a language: it’s tough, but totally worth it!

Olivia Goodman
Published 21 April 2017
Lauren Ward
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Experiences

From Toulon with Love: Jonny Wilkinson on language learning

Lauren Ward
Published 19 April 2017
Lauren Ward
Insights
Experiences

Cambridge Research in Action: What's changing in ELT?

Lauren Ward
Published 14 April 2017
Mary Currie
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Experiences

Professional development: A blog on mentoring

Mary Currie
Published 13 April 2017
Alcione Tavares
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Experiences

What is Global Competence in ELT?

Alcione Tavares
Published 13 April 2017
Luiz Rose
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Pedagogy

Mobile technologies and personalisation

Luiz Rose
Published 12 April 2017
Luiz Rose
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Experiences

Empowering Teachers for the Digital Future

Luiz Rose
Published 11 April 2017
Silvana Richardson
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Experiences

The future of professional development #7: Silvana Richardson on cultural awareness

Silvana Richardson
Published 2 April 2017
Philip Kerr
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The future of professional development #6: Phillip Kerr on teacher training

Philip Kerr
Published 1 April 2017
Craig Thaine
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The future of professional development #5: Craig Thaine on listening to learners

Craig Thaine
Published 31 March 2017
Scott Thornbury
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Experiences

The future of professional development #4: Scott Thornbury on books

Scott Thornbury
Published 30 March 2017
Jack Richards
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Experiences

The future of professional development #3: Professor Jack Richards on language learning environments

Jack Richards
Published 29 March 2017
Penny Ur
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Experiences

The future of professional development #2: Penny Ur on evidence and best practice

Penny Ur
Published 28 March 2017
Nicky Hockly
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Experiences

The future of professional development #1: Nicky Hockly on MOOCs

Nicky Hockly
Published 27 March 2017
Michael McCarthy
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Linguistics

#tbt IATEFL 2016 #4: Chatting in the Academy - exploring spoken English for academic purposes

Michael McCarthy
Published 23 March 2017
Dr Claire Dembry
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Experiences

Our latest research project: what motivates students to learn?

Dr Claire Dembry
Published 23 February 2017
Chris Ozog
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Linguistics

On a Typical Friday Night… I’m Looking for Collocations

Chris Ozog
Published 14 February 2017
Laura Grimes
Insights
Linguistics

Love in the Time of Corpora

Laura Grimes
Published 9 February 2017
Joe Tearle
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Experiences

Welcome to your World of Better Learning

Joe Tearle
Published 9 February 2017
Abby Kaplan
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Linguistics

“Uptalk” in English: Myth and Fact

Abby Kaplan
Published 27 January 2017
Dennis Johnson
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Experiences

Gaining information from ELT content and illustrations

Dennis Johnson
Published 25 January 2017
Natilly Macartney
Insights
Pedagogy

The Development of Young Learners' Reading Skills #2

Natilly Macartney
Published 12 January 2017
Natilly Macartney
Insights
Pedagogy

The Development of Young Learners’ Reading Skills #1

Natilly Macartney
Published 9 January 2017
Andrew Moffat
Insights
Linguistics

The Gloves Are Off: The Language of the US Presidential Debates

Andrew Moffat
Published 3 January 2017
Gabrielle Palin
Insights
Experiences

Bridget Kendall on the power of language - from St Petersburg to Peterhouse

Gabrielle Palin
Published 3 January 2017
Sarah Grieves
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Linguistics

Santa or Shopping: Is the language of Christmas changing?

Sarah Grieves
Published 15 December 2016
Robbie Love
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Linguistics

Women now use the f-word as much as men

Robbie Love
Published 15 November 2016
Laura Grimes
Insights
Linguistics

What are the scariest words in the English Language?

Laura Grimes
Published 29 October 2016
Jess Hytner
Insights
Experiences

Do you remember how it feels to be a new language learner?

Jess Hytner
Published 26 October 2016
Lauren Ward
Insights
Linguistics

Was this the most sexist Olympics ever? Our language research team investigates…

Lauren Ward
Published 26 August 2016
Jess Hytner
Insights
Pedagogy

Moving from print coursebooks to ebooks: learnings from classroom research

Jess Hytner
Published 12 July 2016
 socialmedia
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Linguistics

Sensational sagas and footballing flops - an analysis of language of Euro 2016

socialmedia
Published 11 July 2016
 Marcin Lewandowski
Insights
Pedagogy

Vive la (online) Collaboration - a tale of how two (virtual) heads are better than one

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 6 July 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Understanding and encouraging willingness to communicate in the classroom #3

Hayo Reinders
Published 10 June 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Understanding and Encouraging Willingness to Communicate in the Language Classroom #2

Hayo Reinders
Published 1 June 2016
 Marek Jagucki
Insights
Experiences

Developing the Guess What! characters

Marek Jagucki
Published 26 May 2016
Olivia Goodman
Insights
Linguistics

Language research ambassadors get a great reception

Olivia Goodman
Published 13 May 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Understanding and Encouraging Willingness to Communicate in the Language Classroom #1

Hayo Reinders
Published 11 May 2016
Alastair Horne
Insights
Pedagogy

What’s the point of a class? Advanced learners and their needs

Alastair Horne
Published 3 May 2016
Deirdre Cijffers
Insights
Experiences

How was your IATEFL?

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 25 April 2016
Laura Patsko
Insights
Experiences

5 things I learned at IATEFL 2016

Laura Patsko
Published 20 April 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Engaging Language Learners through Video

Hayo Reinders
Published 15 April 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Innovation In Language Teaching #3: Questions Teachers Should Ask

Hayo Reinders
Published 14 April 2016
 James Marceda
Insights
Experiences

My life, My Interchange

James Marceda
Published 13 April 2016
Jess Hytner
Insights
Linguistics

Using corpora to inform the teaching of academic vocabulary

Jess Hytner
Published 8 April 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Innovation In Language Teaching #4: Autonomy And Multimedia

Hayo Reinders
Published 8 April 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Innovation In Language Teaching #2: Motivation And 21st Century Learners

Hayo Reinders
Published 7 April 2016
Hayo Reinders
Insights
Pedagogy

Innovation in Language Teaching #1: What does it Look Like in Practice?

Hayo Reinders
Published 6 April 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #9 – Evaluating performance on speaking activities

Jack Richards
Published 1 April 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #8: Teaching talk as performance

Jack Richards
Published 11 March 2016
Cindy James
Insights
Experiences

Teacher Research 2015 #3: The end...or is it?

Cindy James
Published 7 March 2016
Jess Hytner
Insights
Experiences

100 Teaching Tips #2 - An interview with Penny Ur

Jess Hytner
Published 29 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #7 – Teaching talk as transaction

Jack Richards
Published 15 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #6 – Teaching talk as interaction

Jack Richards
Published 10 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #5 – Talk as performance

Jack Richards
Published 9 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #4 – Talk as transaction

Jack Richards
Published 8 February 2016
K. Lynn Savage
Insights
Experiences

Do Instructional Materials align with CCRS?

K. Lynn Savage
Published 4 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #3 - Talk as interaction (ii)

Jack Richards
Published 3 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #2 - Styles and functions of speaking; talk as interaction (i)

Jack Richards
Published 2 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching speaking #1 - Conversational routines

Jack Richards
Published 1 February 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #7 – Implications

Jack Richards
Published 28 January 2016
Cindy James
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Experiences

Teacher Research 2015 #2: The middle

Cindy James
Published 27 January 2016
 Susannah Reed
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Experiences

Guess What! - Behind the Scenes #4 Susannah Reed interview (iii) - Stories in class

Susannah Reed
Published 22 January 2016
 Susannah Reed
Insights
Experiences

Guess What! - Behind the Scenes #3 Susannah Reed interview (ii) - Stories and challenges

Susannah Reed
Published 21 January 2016
 Susannah Reed
Insights
Experiences

Guess What! - Behind the Scenes #2 Susannah Reed interview (i) - Characters and stories

Susannah Reed
Published 20 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #6 – Listening as Acquisition

Jack Richards
Published 19 January 2016
 Melissa Bryant
Insights
Experiences

Guess What! - Behind the Scenes #1 Visual literacy

Melissa Bryant
Published 18 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #5 – Listening Strategies

Jack Richards
Published 15 January 2016
 Marcin Lewandowski and Liz Asadi
Insights
Experiences

Better together - maximising language use

Marcin Lewandowski and Liz Asadi
Published 14 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #4 – Teaching top-down processing

Jack Richards
Published 13 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #3 – Top-down processing

Jack Richards
Published 11 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #2 - Bottom-up processing

Jack Richards
Published 8 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching listening #1 - Listening as comprehension

Jack Richards
Published 7 January 2016
Cindy James
Insights
Pedagogy

Teacher Research 2015 #3: Getting started

Cindy James
Published 6 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching Listening and Speaking - From Theory to Practice: an introduction

Jack Richards
Published 5 January 2016
Gary Anderson
Insights
Experiences

Trips and Tips: Italy and... First or First for Schools?

Gary Anderson
Published 4 January 2016
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and performance #13 - Professionalism

Jack Richards
Published 24 December 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and performance #12 - Membership of a community of practice

Jack Richards
Published 23 December 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and performance #11 - Theorizing from practice

Jack Richards
Published 22 December 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and performance #10 - Pedagogical reasoning skills

Jack Richards
Published 21 December 2015
Natilly Macartney
Insights
Pedagogy

Festive vocabulary activities

Natilly Macartney
Published 8 December 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and Performance #6 - Contextual Knowledge

Jack Richards
Published 3 December 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and Performance #5 - Teaching skills

Jack Richards
Published 2 December 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and Performance #4 - The role of content knowledge (ii)

Jack Richards
Published 28 November 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Competence and Performance #3 - The role of content knowledge (i)

Jack Richards
Published 27 November 2015
Gary Anderson
Insights
Pedagogy

Trips and Tips: USA, Switzerland and… extensive ‘pleasure’ reading

Gary Anderson
Published 17 November 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Moving beyond the plateau: some conclusions

Jack Richards
Published 3 November 2015
Raymond Murphy
Insights
Experiences

Thirty years of grammar with Raymond Murphy #3 - going digital

Raymond Murphy
Published 2 November 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

When learner talk lacks the characteristics of natural speech

Jack Richards
Published 28 October 2015
 Marcin Lewandowski
Insights
Pedagogy

Free your mind - a quest for unhindered communication

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 27 October 2015
Raymond Murphy
Insights
Experiences

Thirty years of grammar with Raymond Murphy #2 – Going global

Raymond Murphy
Published 26 October 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

When learners have a limited vocabulary range - part 2

Jack Richards
Published 21 October 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Experiences

When learners have a limited vocabulary range - part 1

Jack Richards
Published 20 October 2015
Raymond Murphy
Insights
Experiences

30 years of grammar with Raymond Murphy #1: Making changes

Raymond Murphy
Published 19 October 2015
Gary Anderson
Insights
Pedagogy

Trips and Tips: Czech Republic and…. CLIL

Gary Anderson
Published 17 October 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Key Issues in Language Teaching #5: the teacher’s knowledge base

Jack Richards
Published 7 October 2015
Jack Richards
Techniques
Pedagogy

Key Issues in Language Teaching #4: teaching as improvisation

Jack Richards
Published 6 October 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Key Issues in Language Teaching #3: English as an international language

Jack Richards
Published 5 October 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Key Issues in Language Teaching #2: beliefs about learning languages

Jack Richards
Published 4 October 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Key Issues in Language Teaching #1: influences on curriculum design

Jack Richards
Published 3 October 2015
Laura Patsko
Insights
Pedagogy

Teacher research #2 - Laura Patsko interviews Christine Coombe and JD Brown

Laura Patsko
Published 30 September 2015
Laura Patsko
Insights
Pedagogy

Teacher research #1 - Laura Patsko interviews JD Brown and Christine Coombe

Laura Patsko
Published 28 September 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Pedagogy

Research Literacy for Language Teachers

Alastair Horne
Published 28 September 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Fluency versus complexity #2 - during and after the activity

Jack Richards
Published 2 September 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Fluency versus complexity

Jack Richards
Published 1 September 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Bridging the gap between receptive and productive competence

Jack Richards
Published 27 August 2015
Jack Richards
Insights
Pedagogy

Moving beyond the plateau: from lower-intermediate to upper-intermediate

Jack Richards
Published 26 August 2015
Deirdre Cijffers
Insights
Experiences

So, you want to be a teacher… Beware the pitfalls!

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 20 August 2015
Laura Sigsworth
Insights
Pedagogy

The importance of world knowledge to the ELT classroom #1 - Why do students need it?

Laura Sigsworth
Published 17 August 2015
Deirdre Cijffers
Insights
Experiences

The (not so) dark side of being a teacher

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 12 August 2015
Deirdre Cijffers
Insights
Experiences

So, you want to be an English teacher?

Deirdre Cijffers
Published 7 August 2015
 Lucija Dacic
Insights
Linguistics

Second language acquisition and manageable learning - Craig Thaine

Lucija Dacic
Published 17 June 2015
 Marcin Lewandowski
Insights
Pedagogy

Assessment in an ESOL classroom

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 8 June 2015
 Rachel Daw
Insights
Experiences

My CELTA experience: an intense, exhilarating and enlightening course.

Rachel Daw
Published 2 June 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

My first class: looking back at my experiences

Alastair Horne
Published 1 June 2015
 Stephanie Reaume
Insights
Pedagogy

Questioning in the Classroom: Breaking the question, answer, feedback cycle

Stephanie Reaume
Published 26 May 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

An interview with Silvana Richardson #3: Moving away from the idea of the non-native speaker

Alastair Horne
Published 15 May 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

An interview with Silvana Richardson #2: You have to keep learning

Alastair Horne
Published 14 May 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

An interview with Silvana Richardson #1: Adding the dimension of the teacher's knowledge

Alastair Horne
Published 13 May 2015
 Stephanie Reaume
Insights
Experiences

The Primary Years Programme in the ELT classroom

Stephanie Reaume
Published 6 May 2015
 Hada Litim
Insights
Experiences

So who’s going to lead Equity in ELT?

Hada Litim
Published 5 May 2015
 Marcin Lewandowski
Insights
Experiences

Teacher research - A practitioner’s perspective

Marcin Lewandowski
Published 17 March 2015
Laura Patsko
Insights
Pedagogy

What is teacher research, and how can you benefit from it?

Laura Patsko
Published 16 March 2015
Sarah Mortimer
Insights
Experiences

Translation in ELT: an interview with Philip Kerr - Part 2

Sarah Mortimer
Published 26 February 2015
Sarah Mortimer
Insights
Experiences

Translation in ELT: an interview with Philip Kerr - Part 1

Sarah Mortimer
Published 23 February 2015
Natilly Macartney
Insights
Linguistics

Should English spelling be simplified?

Natilly Macartney
Published 27 January 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

Interview with Penny Ur - Part 2

Alastair Horne
Published 21 January 2015
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

Interview with Penny Ur - Part 1

Alastair Horne
Published 14 January 2015
Lauren Ward
Insights
Linguistics

Which words describe your festive season?

Lauren Ward
Published 19 December 2014
 Lucija Dacic
Insights
Linguistics

An Introduction to the Cambridge English Corpus

Lucija Dacic
Published 18 December 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Pedagogy

The EFL to EAP transition: Four things every teacher should know

Lewis Lansford
Published 17 December 2014
Alastair Horne
Insights
Experiences

Featured teacher #2 – Elena Tarasenko

Alastair Horne
Published 4 November 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Experiences

Building a successful bridge

Lewis Lansford
Published 28 October 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Experiences

Teaching is like running

Lewis Lansford
Published 9 September 2014
Charlotte Christopherson
Insights
Experiences

Featured Teacher #1 - Federico Luque Macías

Charlotte Christopherson
Published 5 September 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Pedagogy

Coursebooks and critical thinking

Lewis Lansford
Published 30 July 2014
Ricardo Morales
Insights
Experiences

To assign, or not to assign, that is the question

Ricardo Morales
Published 23 July 2014
Alastair Horne
Insights
Linguistics

How the FIFA World Cup™ can inform English Language teaching

Alastair Horne
Published 18 July 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Experiences

"Coursebooks are..."

Lewis Lansford
Published 16 July 2014
Lauren Ward
Insights
Linguistics

'Powerful' Germans to crush 'unconvincing' Argentinians in 2014 FIFA World Cup™ final?

Lauren Ward
Published 10 July 2014
Ian Cook
Insights
Pedagogy

The original flipped classroom?

Ian Cook
Published 19 June 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Pedagogy

Authentic materials in the classroom: authenticity and published materials

Lewis Lansford
Published 15 June 2014
Alastair Horne
Insights
Pedagogy

The Benefits of Blended Learning - Daniel Lowe

Alastair Horne
Published 5 June 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Pedagogy

Authentic materials in the classroom: the disadvantages

Lewis Lansford
Published 2 June 2014
Charlotte Christopherson
Insights
Pedagogy

Emotional Engagement for Adult Students

Charlotte Christopherson
Published 21 May 2014
Lewis Lansford
Insights
Pedagogy

Authentic materials in the classroom: the advantages

Lewis Lansford
Published 16 May 2014
Carolyn Westbrook
Insights
Pedagogy

Teaching critical thinking using Bloom’s Taxonomy

Carolyn Westbrook
Published 18 April 2014
Ben Goldstein
Insights
Pedagogy

The moving image: an interview with Ben Goldstein

Ben Goldstein
Published 31 March 2014
Annette Capel
Insights
Linguistics

How is a C1 learner different from a learner at B2?

Annette Capel
Published 21 March 2014
Michael McCarthy
Insights
Linguistics

Collocation and the learner: wading into the depths

Michael McCarthy
Published 26 February 2014
 Simon Borg
Insights
Pedagogy

Teacher research: practical and relevant classroom inquiry

Simon Borg
Published 17 February 2014
 Simon Borg
Insights
Experiences

Teacher research in language teaching: A critical analysis

Simon Borg
Published 7 February 2014
Alastair Horne
Insights
Pedagogy

Working on writing: an interview with Guy Brook-Hart

Alastair Horne
Published 28 January 2014
Alastair Horne
Insights
Linguistics

Corpora and the advanced level: an interview with Mike McCarthy

Alastair Horne
Published 23 January 2014

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