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Since 2001, the United Nations has designated June 20th as World Refugee Day, dedicated to raising awareness of the situation
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All over the world we have unique names for the months of the year, often with historical or cultural references.
17 August, 2016 2
This activity provides short listening practice based around a monologue regarding reality TV in the UK. The monologue provides...
25 August, 2016 6
British Council Teaching for Success is the British Council’s approach to teacher development in state education systems.
4 April, 2017 1
If you can't attend the 2017 IATEFL Conference, tune in for live coverage starting Monday 3rd April.
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Our March and April 2017 blog topics look at the theme of 'The Learner'.
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19 April, 2017 - 18:04
L1 often interfers when producing an English sound. It's really difficult to produce even for teachers. So before teaching we should practise as well.
19 April, 2017 - 16:04
The activity is great, but the slips of paper to cut out end up being very small and can't be seen from a distance when pasted to the board. Larger ones would be a good idea. Of course they could...
19 April, 2017 - 04:04
Such a wonderful idea for a lesson. The Audio might be a little too advanced for my Japanese ESL learners but I am gonna try anyway with translations where necessary. Hopefully, it works out for them...


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