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Understanding Communication Styles - gaining respect and building rapport

Understanding Communication Styles - gaining respect and building rapport | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I’ve been teaching English for nearly 13 years now.  Although I think I’m a fairly easy-going person, approachable and friendly, I have had a few groups over the years who have been really difficul...
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Why the PopuLLar Project is Popular with Teens : Teacher Reboot Camp

Why the PopuLLar Project is Popular with Teens : Teacher Reboot Camp | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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The Black Hole – Description, Discussion and Writing

The Black Hole – Description, Discussion and Writing | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A designer Lessons ESL lesson plan developed by George Chilton This is my first post of 2013, just made it into January!  I hope you enjoy it, and can find a way of using it with your students. As ...
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New Approach to Teaching Shakespeare’s Plays: Shakespeare In Bits

New Approach to Teaching Shakespeare’s Plays: Shakespeare In Bits | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Shakespeare In Bits is a multimedia approach to tackling the works of Shakespeare aimed at middle and high school teachers and students, providing a more engaging and interactive experience
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Why doesn’t this lesson work with these students?

Why doesn’t this lesson work with these students? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A brief introduction to Hofstede’s cultural dimensions approach (1986) When I mentioned that I planned to blog today on the day off of writing MA papers I’d granted myself, I was met by...
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What really goes into your lesson plan?

What really goes into your lesson plan? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Getting learners to think about their writing BEFORE they put pen to paper is a thankless task.  Most seem to prefer the “stream of consciousness” approach, where the words flow ceasele...
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The ELT survival kit: 3 steps to keeping your whiteboard clean

The ELT survival kit: 3 steps to keeping your whiteboard clean | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
TweetWhat is your best friend in the classroom? For some it will be their coursebook, enabling them to follow a plan and keep the lesson on track. For others it will be the years of experience they...
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CristinaSkyBox: Digital Celebrations in February 2013

CristinaSkyBox: Digital Celebrations in February 2013 | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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The role of a TEFL teacher

The role of a TEFL teacher | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Are TELF teachers inflexible and prescriptive when it comes to waxing lyrical about the role they should fulfill..?
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5 creative activities for teaching adjectives

5 creative activities for teaching adjectives | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
TweetLook at this paragraph: ‘This blind man, an old friend of my wife’s, he was on his way to spend the night. His wife had died. So he was visiting the dead wife’s relatives in Connecticut. He ca...
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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, August 15, 2013 7:53 PM
Great lesson,thank you :)
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The parable of the rubik’s cube.

The parable of the rubik’s cube. | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Note from Chris: This is a guest post from my boss Andrew Brims. He often talks in parables...and doesn't always explain them! If you think you know his message then why don't you leave a comment i...
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Pre-Conference Activities - Story Sharing Web Conference - Teaching English - British Council Turkey

Pre-Conference Activities - Story Sharing Web Conference - Teaching English - British Council Turkey | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Pre-Conference Activities
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Trying to Teach: Fight! Fight! A playful way to have a "snowball fight" to review topics

Trying to Teach: Fight! Fight! A playful way to have a "snowball fight" to review topics | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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The Young Learners Issue #1 – Adam

The Young Learners Issue #1 – Adam | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Leveraging Young Learners’ Use of Technology Young learners born between Generation Y and Z have grown up with technology that helps them engage with a constant flow of information and...
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Great TOEFL Resources

Great TOEFL Resources | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This week I’ve gained a new student who I need to prepare for taking a TOEFL exam. This has been a bit stressful for me as she is an intensive student and I have never taught TOEFL exam prep ...
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Turn-taking across different languagesLuiz Otavio's English Language Teaching Page

Turn-taking across different languagesLuiz Otavio's English Language Teaching Page | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Are turn-taking skills teachable? Yes, says ELT professional Inara Couto. Read on to find out more.   1. Introduction: Turn-taking across different cultures Read the paragraph below. Which language (xxx) do you think is being described?
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Sandra V. Barbosa's comment, January 27, 2013 2:25 AM
I'm followig you. Follow me too. Thanks.
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1 great way of using technology to give feedback to learners

1 great way of using technology to give feedback to learners | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
TweetMy students love feedback on how they are doing. They crave it constantly. They ask me practically on a daily basis. As soon as they’ve asked me, they go away for an hour, think about it for a...
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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 25, 2013 8:22 PM

Quick feedback 

Catalina Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, July 31, 2013 11:35 AM
Great!!!!!!
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Let’s crowdsource an opensource listening

Let’s crowdsource an opensource listening | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Editor's note, I wrote this post a while ago with plenty of time to spare before the 23rd of Jan..unfortunately newer and shinier blog posts came along and distracted me. Now there are only a coupl...
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This Is Your Life

This Is Your Life | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
So this activity is all about getting your students to write obituaries for each other. OK, I know that sounds a little depressing but please bear with me and give it a go as it is a really nice, c...
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Free English Lessons Online - Martin Luther King Jnr.

Free English Lessons Online - Martin Luther King Jnr. | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Online English language activities about the African American civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King.
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Learner-friendly coursebook webinar: My replies to the questions you asked | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Learner-friendly coursebook webinar: My replies to the questions you asked | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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What exactly is ELTChat and why do you go on about it so much?

What exactly is ELTChat and why do you go on about it so much? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
If you follow me on twitter (if not why not!) or even just follow this blog you will have seen I mention #ELTchat a lot…one heck of a lot in fact. Now maybe you don’t have any idea what...
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What does your course bibliography say about you?

What does your course bibliography say about you? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I’ve recently just finished teaching an Elementary business group, as part of which some extensive record keeping was required, and for the first time I actually kept a bibliography for the c...
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Launch Event, Brussels, 12/01/13 | BELTA

Launch Event, Brussels, 12/01/13 | BELTA | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Extensive Reading-2

Extensive Reading-2 | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
In my previous post I tried to give some general information about ER. In this post I will give more detailed information about ER. First I’ll share my notes about pre-reading and while-readi...
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