Teaching language skills and systems

For teachers who would like help with teaching specific skills - speaking, writing, listening or reading - specific language systems - grammar, vocabulary or pronunciation, we can offer a wide range of support and resources.

A general overview of English language:   About Language by Scott Thornbury

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Teaching grammar

Enrol for our online methodology course (ca 20 hours):  Teaching grammar

Choose from one of our many books on teaching grammar:

Grammar for English Language Teachers  (2nd ed) by Martin Parrott
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Active Grammar by Fiona Davis, Wayne Rimmer, Jeremy Day, Mark Lloyd and Penny Ur.

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Read the Teacher's Guide for Active Grammar (written by Penny Ur) here:  active-grammar-teachers-resources-online-teachers-guide.pdf


Teaching vocabulary

Enrol for our online methodology course (ca 20 hours):  Teaching vocabulary and pronunciation

Choose from one of our many books on teaching vocabulary:

Vocabulary Activities  by Penny Ur

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Teaching pronunciation

Enrol for our online methodology course (ca 5 hours):  Teaching pronunciation

Choose from one of our many books on teaching pronunciation:

English Phonetics and Phonology  (4th ed) by Peter Roach

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Teaching speaking skills

Enrol for our online methodology course (ca 20 hours):  Teaching speaking

Choose from one of our many books on teaching speaking skills:

Dialogue Activities by Nick Bilbrough

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Discussions and More (2nd edition) by Penny Ur

 

Teaching writing skills

Enrol for our online methodology course (ca 20 hours):  Teaching writing

Choose from one of our many books on teaching writing skills:

Beginning to Write by Arthur Brookes and Peter Grundy

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Second Language Writing by Ken Hyland   

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Sample pages from Second Language Writing: second-language-writing-cambridge-language-education-paperback-sample-pages.pdf

 

Teaching listening skills


Choose from one of our many books on teaching listening skills:

 Teaching Listening Comprehension by Penny Ur

Teaching reading skills


Choose from one of our many books on teaching reading skills:

Extensive Reading Activities for Teaching Language by Julian Bamford and Richard Day

 

 

Grammar for English Language Teachers
Grammar for English Language Teachers

This invaluable resource helps teachers at all levels of experience to deve...

About Language
About Language

About Language Second edition develops teachers’ language awareness throu...

Learning Vocabulary in Another Language
Learning Vocabulary in Another Language

An updated edition of the key reference work in the area of second and fore...

English Phonetics and Phonology
English Phonetics and Phonology

This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology....

Vocabulary Activities
Vocabulary Activities

Vocabulary Activities provides a range of activities to help students expan...

Active Grammar
Active Grammar

A three-level series of grammar reference and practice books for teenage an...

Teaching Pronunciation
Teaching Pronunciation

Teaching Pronunciation Second edition is a comprehensive treatment of pronu...

Teaching Speaking
Teaching Speaking

Teaching Speaking: A Holistic Approach introduces teachers to the theory an...

Assessing Speaking
Assessing Speaking

Assessing Speaking takes teachers and language testers through the research...

Dialogue Activities
Dialogue Activities

This book provides practical ideas to encourage students to look at spoken ...

Listening in the Language Classroom
Listening in the Language Classroom

This book challenges the orthodox approach to the teaching of second langua...

Extensive Reading Activities for Teaching Language
Extensive Reading Activities for Teaching Language

Extensive Reading Activities for Teaching Language provides practical ideas...