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If you want to teach your students their phonemes or brush up on your knowledge(!), this is great.
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I did a staff development session yesterday. Given that there was a stack of experience in the room, I basically relied on all my colleagues to come up with genius ideas. As a result, I felt a litt...
Some great ideas on using newspapers in the classroom - often with very little preparation -good news for busy teachers :)
Interesting blog post on teaching vocabulary - the rest of the blog is also worth checking out :)
YouTube is a goldmine of clips that fit just about any language teaching scenario you could think of. Here are 4 useful ways we can employ YouTube in class.
Some really nice ideas here
Lots of really good, practical advice from Shelley Terrell on building your Personal Learning Network (PLN) through Twitter, Facebook, blogging etc.
Practical discovery of English pronunciation
Adrian Underhill's blog- lots of good ideas and thoughts about pronunciation
Communicative Language Teaching: What We Have Gained (And What We Might Have Lost) - A Conversation Between Jeremy Harmer and Scott Thornbury MA in Teaching ...
Interesting listening... a great background to the subject
Thought provoking and well argued stuff from Lexical Leo...
Here's some great (free) CPD!
We talk about teachers from our past who left a lasting impression and draw some conclusions about what qualities are needed to be a really great teacher.
Interesting podcast in what is planned to be a series...
links to blog posts discussing the use of coursebooks in the ELT classroom
If you want to know what the whole Dogme vs coursebook debate is all about, this scoop it page gives you a good start.
This new, free, downloadable book from the British Council has a chapter by me in it!
If you have any interest in my MA research, it's all there :)
Why do languages have grammar anyway? Michael Swan with some interesting thoughts on this.
A great talk from Russell Mayne debunking some TEFL myths such as learning styles and NLP - highly recommended.
Good reasons to get yourself a Personal Learning Network!
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Interesting interviews on elt subjects - worth listening to!
Humanising Language Teaching Magazine offers lessons plans, exercises, articles by top EFL professionals, new publications notices, and much more for teachers and educators of English as a Foreign Langauge.
Grammar! How do we teach it? Can it be learned? In the Grammar Issue we present six different perspectives with posts by Rose Bard in Brazil, Adam Simpson and Arzu...
In April of this year, we had a very popular #AusELT Twitter chat on the topic of setting up and running effective peer observation programs. In a follow up to that, we'd like to share a great arti...
An interesting article - I think that this would be a great thing to be involved in but am not sure how it would work in the context I work in... Perhaps it has to be grass roots led..?
News, views and reviews from TEFL lifer Alex Case, plus 1000 worksheets and 500 articles via the drop-down menus.
It's been around for so long and there is so much stuff in here - for lessons, to make you smile or just feel as if you are in good company...
Useful overview of a corpus (the COCA) and how you can use it...
The discovery of chunks of language from every-day English were meant to revolutionise teaching
A well argued and clear introduction to the Lexical Approach.
Suggestions and advice on teaching mixed ability classes
Some good ideas on a tricky problem...
Learning partners is always successful!
A bit biased against the DELTA, I thought- I did the older DTEFLA and got a lot out of it, but useful reading on the differences between these two qualifications
I want to lose weight. My son wants to gain weight. (Oh, that it were the other way around!) So far, we’ve been succeeding and awareness of that success is motivating us to keep going. Fortunately...
For any of you who get frustrated by SMART targets - how about CASUAL ones?