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ELGAZETTE Registration page

EL Gazette is a bit of an institution - and the great thing about it now is that it's free - sign up and you'll get an email reminder each month.  Mostly it's ELT news items from around the world, but there is also sometimes practical stuff in, too.

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eltknowledge | Home

eltknowledge covers all aspects of English language teaching, with articles from English Teaching professional and Modern English Teacher magazines, plus blogs and videos...

 

You have to pay for this site, but it's cheap (£5.99 a year) and gives you access to the archives of two great magazines for a lot less than subscription to them would cost!

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elt-training.com

elt-training.com | ELT Training | Scoop.it

This month's webinar from elt-training.com.  Teaching Grammar - Getting creative with controlled practice.

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Seven Ways of Looking at Grammar | The New School

Seven Ways of Looking at Grammar THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT | http://www.newschool.edu/publicengagement What is grammar, and how is it internalized...

 

Lots of good food for thought...and very amusing, too!

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Phonemic chart

Phonemic chart | ELT Training | Scoop.it

If you want to teach your students their phonemes or brush up on your knowledge(!), this is great. 

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15 Free Tools for Web-based Collaboration

15 Free Tools for Web-based Collaboration | ELT Training | Scoop.it
15 free tools to help you facilitate remote/web-based collaboration. Whether you need basic whiteboarding/brainstorming tools or fully-featured project management applications – you should be able to find a tool or two that's worth checking out.
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Tools for Learners

Tools for Learners | ELT Training | Scoop.it

'A collection of web based tools to help learners exploit the web...'

 Nik Peachey's scoop it site  - Fan-bloomin'-tastic ideas esp for apps for iPods and iPads - great stuff!

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Highly recommended ELT Blogs

Highly recommended ELT Blogs | ELT Training | Scoop.it

If you are looking for some interesting ELT blogs, this is a good place to start!

 

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mailVU and the Connected Classroom

mailVU and the Connected Classroom | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Russell Stannard's ideas on using MailVu - good stuff!

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Delta Publishing - English Language Teaching

Delta Publishing - English Language Teaching | ELT Training | Scoop.it

They usually have free downloads of a particular book - it's 'Humanising your coursebook' by Mario Rinvolucri at the moment - worth the free registration, I reckon!

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ELT Experiences

ELT Experiences | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Another interesting blog with some nice classrom ideas as well as other musings...

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Teaching Unplugged

Teaching Unplugged | ELT Training | Scoop.it

..and if you want to know more about dogme - this is the place! Lots of links to articles etc...

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engVid · Free English Video Lessons

engVid · Free English Video Lessons | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Learn English for free with hundreds of video lessons by experienced native-speaker teachers. New classes are added three times a week, covering grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, TOEFL, and more

 

Possibly more helpful to novice teachers than language learners?

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Free Teacher Training Webinars

Free Teacher Training Webinars | ELT Training | Scoop.it

New webinar - An introduction to the phonemic chart - what it is, why it's useful, how it's organised, what the sounds say, how to learn it, and what to do with it! 

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Getting students to notice language in reading texts

Getting students to notice language in reading texts | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Really interesting blog post on the importance of learners 'noticing' language - there are some nice practical ideas, too.

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The Teach-Off – the premise

The Teach-Off – the premise | ELT Training | Scoop.it

 

This looks as if it'll be an interesting read over the next month-  Dogme vs coursebook (2 weeks of each)

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How’d we ever get this way?

How’d we ever get this way? | ELT Training | Scoop.it

He may well not remember this, but a long time ago, when I was first starting out on the great merry-go-round that is the ELT talks circuit, Jim Scrivener – the esteemed author of Learning Te... Interesting food for thought...

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20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy : Teacher Reboot Camp

20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy : Teacher Reboot Camp | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Shelley Terrell's list of apps for learning - highly recommended!

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Integrating Technology for Active Life-long Learning (IT4ALL)

Integrating Technology for Active Life-long Learning (IT4ALL) | ELT Training | Scoop.it
Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) is an informal volunteer network that offers free and low cost professional development workshops for educators on how to use Moodle and integrate technology for active lifelong learners...
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TEFLtastic » PPP RIP? Part Two

TEFLtastic » PPP RIP? Part Two | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Possibly quite unfashionable, but eminently sensible (OMHO) food for thought on PPP

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Tefl-teacher: Online learning: How to get started.

Tefl-teacher: Online learning: How to get started. | ELT Training | Scoop.it

This is a nice blog with some interesting thoughts on other issues, too.

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Home

TESOL research... This is a bit more meaty and theoretical than most of the sites here, but there are some great speakers and links to academic papers on a range of issues.  Best viewed in Google Chrome or Firefox.

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ESOL Teaching Skills Task Book - Languages International

ESOL Teaching Skills Task Book - Languages International | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Loads of good stuff in here for novice teachers.

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A Muse Amuses

A Muse Amuses | ELT Training | Scoop.it

Neil McMahon's Blog...

I really like this guy's blog - he seems to me to speak a lot of balanced sense....

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DOGME ELT

Teaching Unplugged promotes low-tech English language teaching...

 

Interesting seminal article on Dogme from the man himself...

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