Image courtesy of By Matt Reinbold via Wikimedia Commons Miranda Steel is a freelance ELT lexicographer and editor. She has worked as a Senior Editor for dictionaries for learners at OUP and has also worked for COBUILD.
Today’s question for the Q: Skills for Success authors: Do you have any advice for teaching technical English? Tamara Jones responds. Do you have a question about teaching English to adults that you’d like to ask our Q author team?
Technology in education gets plenty of hype, but let's not forget the importance of teaching and learning, says Pamela Wright
So where do I stand as an educator, as a leader in education? The centre point of my passion is a philosophy that I instil into my staff, into the school and into every school I support. It is the child – first and foremost.
Teachers don't simply teach concepts and skills. Any new technology can do that.
Good teachers inspire our young people to be lifelong learners, creating a culture of independent enquiry with their enthusiasm and passion. I know this because I see it every day. Good teachers have the skills to know exactly how to get the best out of each and every young person in their care.
This British Council video is aimed at students preparing for the IELTS exam, but most of the advice is equally valid for any student who wants to improve their vocabulary. Related articles IELTS Test Advice: Secrets?
Presenting language in small fragments hoping that they will one day automatically transform into fluent near-native talk may not be enough. My talk at TESOL Greece highlighted some ways in which... [[ This is a content summary only.
I’m spending most of my time teaching university classes at the moment, including academic writing, academic presentations and academic discussion skills, plus English for Specific Academic Purposes classes for design, economics and social science...