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2nd ELT Research Blog Carnival on Learner Autonomy! (A reminder...)

2nd ELT Research Blog Carnival on Learner Autonomy! (A reminder...) | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Don't forget, there's just under two weeks to go before the deadline for the 2nd ELT Research Blog Carnival on Learner Autonomy, which I will be hosting on this blog. There's such a lot of research...
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The Games Issue – Dave Dodgson

The Games Issue – Dave Dodgson | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Press ‘Start’ to Play & Learn: Game-based learning in the language classroom  – David Dodgson Games have many benefits for learning, encouraging us to learn new skills, develop strategies, think...
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10 Homophones that will make you laugh

10 Homophones that will make you laugh | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
As a lot of you learners will know, we have many words in English that sound the same but are spelt differently and have different meanings. These words can cause a lot of confusion not just to lan...
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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Alphabet Books - Sharing Internationally

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Alphabet Books - Sharing Internationally | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Lesson Plan: Who (avat)are you?

Lesson Plan: Who (avat)are you? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Now I’m back in my own Sandbox after playing outside for a while , it’s time to return to some lesson plans and ideas for using avatars in the classroom. This lesson uses avatars as the...
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Game-Based Learning 4.1: Future Expansions

Game-Based Learning 4.1: Future Expansions | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Some fundamental aspects of games should not be forgotten when an ‘educational game’ is designed, such as finding a balance between giving the player a sense of progress and the feeling of being ch...
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Test Student Knowledge Of Language

Test Student Knowledge Of Language | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I think it very instructive (and fun) to test students' knowledge of language in a broad sense.  I mean,  can they understand which language is being spoken wh…
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English Grammar Pill: How to use either and neither correctly and beware those double negatives!

English Grammar Pill: How to use either and neither correctly and beware those double negatives! | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Time for another great visual from GrammarNet this time showing how to use either and neither correctly and a warning about double negatives. These are two grammar points that often confuse my clie...
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The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2013 – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2013 – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire! - Using Lies in the Classroom.

Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire! - Using Lies in the Classroom. | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I've been thinking recently about how good teachers foster noticing in their students. Good teachers somehow get students to notice the deeper stuff about…
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The Games Issue – Adam Simpson

The Games Issue – Adam Simpson | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Games in the language classroom: the When & the How - Adam Simpson I love playing games in my classes; as far as I’m concerned, games can play a range of...
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Reflections on Four Approaches to Group Discussion Activities

Reflections on Four Approaches to Group Discussion Activities | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This week was the penultimate week of classes for 2013 and, with all the material for the exam covered, I now have the flexibility to teach every group of students differently and thus experiment w...
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The 4 Keys to Using Group Discussion in the Language Classroom | Teach them English

The 4 Keys to Using Group Discussion in the Language Classroom | Teach them English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
In this post I want to look at what I consider to be the four absolute keys to using group discussions in your classes.
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Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, December 5, 2013 4:23 PM

Accurate comments on strategies to foster oral intersction within language classes.

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Scaffolding: help them out a bit

Scaffolding: help them out a bit | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This weekend a teacher posed what is perhaps the most asked question in ELT: how do you stop them speaking in their L1? Undoubtedly, the teachers out there reading this blog will probably immediate...
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How I Teach New Language

How I Teach New Language | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
One of the great things about my job has been the flexibility afforded to me that allows me to teach what I want and how I want. This has allowed me the space to experiment with different approache...
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What's in the stocking?

What's in the stocking? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This is a Christmas activity which can be used to practise vocabulary (lower levels) and vocab and speculative language (higher levels). Put some items in a stocking, seal it, and give it to the st...
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Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Dec. 2, 2013

Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Dec. 2, 2013 | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
What is the correct sequence of events in this one-minute film?
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M.A. ELT / Delta

M.A. ELT / Delta | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Due to the large number of searches relating to the M.A. in ELT and Delta which I've done at Leeds Metropolitan University, and M.A.s and Delta's in general, that bring people to my site, I thought...
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