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Demand High Teaching | Jim Scrivener and Adrian Underhill (London, UK)

Demand High Teaching | Jim Scrivener and Adrian Underhill (London, UK) | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Tuesday 5 March 1830 - 2030 | British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 2BN London Demand high teaching - The problems with low achievement in communicative teaching and task-based learning Jim Scrivener and Adrian Underhill     Further...
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My First Lesson

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On Saturday morning I had my first Malay lesson. I turned up sleep-deprived, hungry and underprepared – I’d managed to learn to count to three in the taxi there, increasing my vocabulary by about 1...
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Textism: Is Spelling Over?

Textism: Is Spelling Over? | All things ELT | Scoop.it
What about today's texting toddlers who grow up thinking that lol is a word? Are we raising a generation of illiterates whose fuzzy spelling is the precursor of fuzzy thinking? (Textism: Is Spelling Over?
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Lloyd Dean's curator insight, October 14, 2013 6:34 AM
Just because the English can't handle many languages it doesn't mean that is the case for everyone.................
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30 Years Teaching English in Japan: An Interview with Marc Helgesen (Part 1) | TEFL Journey- jobs.ac.uk career blog

30 Years Teaching English in Japan: An Interview with Marc Helgesen (Part 1) | TEFL Journey- jobs.ac.uk career blog | All things ELT | Scoop.it
This blog provides information on Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). We include tips and advice for how to become a TEFL teacher, the highs and lows of TEFL, TEFL career planning, lesson planning and effective teaching methods.
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7 Highlights of Teaching English in China, the "Land of the Dragon"

7 Highlights of Teaching English in China, the "Land of the Dragon" | All things ELT | Scoop.it
7 Highlights of Teaching English in China, the "Land of the Dragon". China is the largest job market in the world for teaching English abroad.
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The 10 most scandalous euphemisms

The 10 most scandalous euphemisms | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Mark Sanford returned to politics after "hiking the Appalachian Trail" became a euphemism for infidelity. What other scandals enriched the lexicon? (RT @mattellman: What do badger watching & discussing Uganda have in common?
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Professional Development - Not An Option - TheTeacherJames

Professional Development - Not An Option - TheTeacherJames | All things ELT | Scoop.it
RT @AsiaELT: Great post on professional development - I'm sure everyone here will agree with it! http://t.co/gmgvKYbMWE #AsiaELT #elt
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The British Council: friend or foe?

The British Council: friend or foe? | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Educators working overseas complain that the venerable quango's business interests have turned it into a rival (RT @evanfrendo: The British Council: friend or foe?
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Episode 7 – A Lesson From the Boss | TEFLCast - The TEFL Express Podcast

Episode 7 – A Lesson From the Boss | TEFLCast - The TEFL Express Podcast | All things ELT | Scoop.it
TEFLCast Episode 7 - A Lesson From the Boss - http://t.co/ummalI7HKH via @Shareaholic
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Invitation to a Teaching Tips seminar for Cambridge English: Advanced

Invitation to a Teaching Tips seminar for Cambridge English: Advanced | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Cambridge English Language Assessment and British Council Bucharest are pleased to invite you to a jointly organized seminar, with the support of BETA, focusing on the New Writing Assessment Criter...
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Reading for pleasure – setting up the class library | Oxford University ...

Reading for pleasure – setting up the class library | Oxford University ... | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Young boy in library Verissimo Toste, an Oxford teacher trainer, outlines the steps involved in setting up a class library to encourage reading in English for pleasure. Having talked the talk, it is time to walk the walk.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Take Your Students On a Virtual Field Trip of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Free Technology for Teachers: Take Your Students On a Virtual Field Trip of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Top TEFL story: Free Technology for Teachers: Take Your Students On a Virtual Field… http://t.co/GD4exApEBJ, see more http://t.co/bkAuiBpLdg
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Using images to stimulate learner interest in their course books

Using images to stimulate learner interest in their course books | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Do you know about the fantastic crowd-sourced #ELTpics? If not, then this is as good a time as any to bring you into the loop! In a nutshell, #ELTpics is a copyright free collection of photographs ...
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15 Cartoonists That Allow Using Their Web Comics for Free | Digital Delights for Learners

15 Cartoonists That Allow Using Their Web Comics for Free | Digital Delights for Learners | All things ELT | Scoop.it
15 Cartoonists That Allow Using Their Web Comics for Free on Digital Delights for Learners curated by Ana Cristina Pratas (RT @AnaCristinaPrts: 15 Cartoonists That Allow Using Their Web Comics for Free http://t.co/QTmwvoe7)...
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Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More

Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More | All things ELT | Scoop.it
RT @IowaASCD: Teaching to the Core: Check out these videos on Math, Science, English, the Arts and More http://t.co/TwQeXOVciN
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The Magic of Marrakesh & 6 Other Reasons to Teach English in Morocco

The Magic of Marrakesh & 6 Other Reasons to Teach English in Morocco | All things ELT | Scoop.it

Explore the magic of Marocco in my new article! From the markets of Marrakesh to the majesty of the Atlas Mountains, discover the treasures of this ancient kingdom by teaching English in Morocco. Find out why this region of the Middle East is a great place to teach English.

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What Makes a Great Teacher?

Year 7 students at Mill Park Secondary College in Victoria Australia talk about what makes a great teacher and reflect on Teach For Australia Associates Laur...
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Tom Walton's curator insight, October 14, 2013 6:46 AM

Great questions, great answers from these 12-13 year olds. All teachers should be MADE to consider such things ;-) !!!

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Celebrating Spring Around the World While Teaching English Abroad

Celebrating Spring Around the World While Teaching English Abroad | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Spring is Here! From Spain and Egypt to Thailand and Japan, discover how different cultures around the world celebrate the arrival of spring while teaching English abroad.
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NATECLA - News list

NATECLA (National Association for Teaching English and other Community Languages to Adults) is the national forum and professional organisation for ESOL teachers.
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The English Blog: Reuters Video: The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix formally abdicates

The English Blog: Reuters Video: The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix formally abdicates | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of Amsterdam residents wear orange and flood the streets to celebrate Queen's Day as Queen Beatrix formally abdicates, leaving the throne to her eldest son. Jessica Gray reports.
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Teachers, Youth, and Social Media: Experiments ...

Teachers, Youth, and Social Media: Experiments ... | All things ELT | Scoop.it
While young people are often adept at navigating networked spaces for social purposes in their everyday lives, it is less clear what role schools and teachers should play in that process.
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The EFL classroom through digital curation | BlendedMEC

The EFL classroom through digital curation | BlendedMEC | All things ELT | Scoop.it
The internet has the biggest influence on how we curate content nowadays. However Google is now seen as an old way of searching for content and social networks have become our content filters...
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Celebrating Spring Around the World While Teaching English Abroad

Celebrating Spring Around the World While Teaching English Abroad | All things ELT | Scoop.it

Spring is in the air!!! Check my new article: 4 Spring Festivals from around the world!! Which one would you like to attend?...Spring is Here! From Spain and Egypt to Thailand and Japan, discover how different cultures around the world celebrate the arrival of spring while teaching English abroad.

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Tips on selecting effective authentic reading materials

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Many teachers like to use authentic materials in class, and they can obviously be a wonderful source of language. Over the next few weeks, I’d like to offer some thoughts and tips on how you might ...
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Top 5 Highlights to Experience While Teaching English in Argentina

Top 5 Highlights to Experience While Teaching English in Argentina | All things ELT | Scoop.it
Have you ever thought about exploring South America? Here's a great option...Teach English in Argentina and discover a fantastic array of cultural treasures, tasty cuisine and stunning natural beauty. Here are 5 "must sees" while down there.
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American TESOL Webinar – Comic Tools and Lesson Ideas

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RT @ShellTerrell: American TESOL Webinar – Comic Tools and Lesson Ideas http://t.co/hIjzZv3Z #esl #eltchat
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