As part of the British Council’s 75th anniversary celebrations, a number of publications are being re-launched online, previously only available in print.
This is the first of two articles by Gavin Dudeney for TeachingEnglish, during his month on the site as Guest Writer.
In this comprehensive series of newsletters available to download, Opal Dunn introduced readers to real books to use in the classroom and elsewhere, with recommendations and related features.
This is the first in our new series of video tips. What do you think is important when you tell a story to young learners?
In the first article I wrote for this guest writer spot, I looked at all the basic questions we can ask about being an English language teacher trainer, educator or mentor.
Compiled by Shelagh Rixon and Richard Smith of Warwick University, the Directory of UK ELT Research 2005-08 contains information on 857 research outputs from 52 institutions.
Experienced teachers sometimes ask themselves the question, 'Am I ready to be a teacher trainer?'
The web is a limitless source of linguistic examples for your students. Google (and other search engines) can be used to organise and select web-based text in a way that is pedagogically useful.
When I do extended listening exercises using pre-recorded material, I always have a photocopy of the tape script ready for the learners.
In my experience of teaching juniors (6-11) and seniors (11-16) I have found that there is a notable difference in their attitudes to assessment.