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      Teacher stress, well-being and stress management - Taking care of yourself so that you can take care of your students

      ‘Our teacher is always stressed. All he does is shout, shout, shout. He needs to calm down, stop taking it out on us’

      I often hear this comment from children who are having problems with school. Pupils in school are very aware of the mental and physical state of their teachers. They seem to recognise the importance of well-being and stress management in learning. Do we?

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      Sitcoms as a tool for ELT

      English teachers have been using videos in the classroom for decades and, more recently DVDs and online video clips from Youtube or Myspace. Sitcoms are an excellent classroom resource for a number of reasons.

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      Storytelling to celebrate cultural diversity

      Many of us work with groups of students from more than one cultural background while others teach largely monocultural groups of students. In both cases, there is opportunity to celebrate diversity through the telling of traditional tales, whatever the age group and profile of our students.

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      Teen angst

      Partly because I was always being asked whether my books Junk and Doing it were autobiographical, I started to write a memoir some years ago on my own teenage years, 14 - 19.

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      Building a lesson around a sitcom

      Like any piece of authentic material the possibilities for using a sitcom in the classroom are boundless.

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      Making culture happen in the English language classroom

      This is the second in a series of articles by our Guest Contributor Barry Tomalin.

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      Culture - the fifth language skill

      This is the first in a series of articles by our third Guest Contributor Barry Tomalin.

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      Sitcoms as a tool for ELT

      English teachers have been using videos in the classroom for decades and, more recently DVDs and online video clips from Youtube or Myspace. Sitcoms are an excellent classroom resource for a number of reasons.

      3.689655

      Making culture happen in the English language classroom

      This is the second in a series of articles by our Guest Contributor Barry Tomalin.

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      Culture - the fifth language skill

      This is the first in a series of articles by our third Guest Contributor Barry Tomalin.

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      Teen angst

      Partly because I was always being asked whether my books Junk and Doing it were autobiographical, I started to write a memoir some years ago on my own teenage years, 14 - 19.

      3.875

      Building a lesson around a sitcom

      Like any piece of authentic material the possibilities for using a sitcom in the classroom are boundless.

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      Building a lesson around a sitcom

      Like any piece of authentic material the possibilities for using a sitcom in the classroom are boundless.

      3.75

      Culture - the fifth language skill

      This is the first in a series of articles by our third Guest Contributor Barry Tomalin.

      3.689655

      Making culture happen in the English language classroom

      This is the second in a series of articles by our Guest Contributor Barry Tomalin.

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      Sitcoms as a tool for ELT

      English teachers have been using videos in the classroom for decades and, more recently DVDs and online video clips from Youtube or Myspace. Sitcoms are an excellent classroom resource for a number of reasons.

      4.531915

      Storytelling to celebrate cultural diversity

      Many of us work with groups of students from more than one cultural background while others teach largely monocultural groups of students. In both cases, there is opportunity to celebrate diversity through the telling of traditional tales, whatever the age group and profile of our students.

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      Shumila
      Pakistan

      Thanks for the article. It made good reading. I particularly found strategies to manage stress...
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      Khuraman Safarova's picture

      hopfully
      Azerbaijan

      It is a very interesting article for me.
      Each culture has its own values and people value...
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      Gulnarsuleymanova
      Azerbaijan

      It 's very interesting and important article for teachers.Each teacher enjoys his /her job .


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