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Since 2001, the United Nations has designated June 20th as World Refugee Day, dedicated to raising awareness of the situation
14 June, 2016 0
All over the world we have unique names for the months of the year, often with historical or cultural references.
17 August, 2016 4
In this lesson students will discuss issues related to identity and what the future will be like.
4 May, 2017 2
British Council Teaching for Success is the British Council’s approach to teacher development in state education systems.
4 April, 2017 1
In November 2016, British Council Armenia hosted their fourth teacher development event with Scott Thornbury as a guest speaker.
7 March, 2017 5
Our blog topics for May and June 2017 look at the themes 'multilingual approaches', 'integrating ICT' and 'assessing learning'.
5 May, 2017 1

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23 May, 2017 - 14:05
Hi Thanks for your comment. All the texts that you need for this lesson can be found on the worksheets (PDF files above). If you click on them you can print or save them for use in the class. Thanks...
22 May, 2017 - 10:05
How can I find the text files for these stories that I can download for students to read? I usually can find activities or audio files but can't find the text boos.
22 May, 2017 - 10:05
In the Philippines, where I do live, most teachers are focusing on book. I hate focusing on book. I love speaking. Only few teachers conduct a debate forum. Speaking must be mastered because it is...


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