Every year, the Extensive Reading Foundation recognizes the best new works of language learner literature in English. From the fifteen finalists chosen by the judges, the ERF will select one winner in each of five categories taking into account the votes and comments of students and teachers of English worldwide. Voting closes on June 30, 2012.
Our latest featured blog is Fiona Mauchline's - 'macappella'. Fiona is based in Spain, and in April wrote a great post on how to get teens really talking by personalising, rather than personalisation - to find out the difference, read the blog entry! Fiona gives some great insights into how teenagers think and some wonderful but simple ideas to make speaking activities work better for this age group.
The ELTons 2012 nominees have been announced. Now in their tenth year, the awards, run by the British Council and sponsored by Cambridge ESOL, are a celebration of excellence in English language teaching from around the world.
EnglishAgenda is a new British Council website which keeps you up-to-date with ELT developments in the UK. Read about news and upcoming events, download the latest research papers and resource packs and discover innovative professional development ideas.
ESOL Nexus is a new site for the ESOL community in the UK. It has resources for ESOL learners, teachers and policy makers. The ESOL Nexus website contains materials which have been specially designed and identified for learners who are working and making their home in the U.K.