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May 2015 blog topics

Some really interesting blog posts in April - thank you very much to all who contributed, and you can catch up on them all here.This month sees the lead-up to the ELTons, the annual awards...

Sandy Millin: Reclaiming attention and exploiting smartphones

The mobile phone is a fact of life, and we need to accept that. If we rail against their use in the classroom, all that is likely to happen is our students will feel like we don’t really understand...

Sandy Millin: Exploring cultures in the classroom

A couple of years ago I was teaching an intermediate multilingual class with students from all over the world. Four of them were from Saudi Arabia, four from Brazil, and the others were from Czech...

David Dodgson: More Than a Word - The Green Cross Code and Other Vocabulary Tips

I am currently taking the online component of the Trinity Dip TESOL course and our current focus is on Unit 1 ‘Language and Methodology’. As this week’s topic is lexis, it seemed only natural to...


PERSONALISATION. Nina MK, Ph.D. I believe there is no such thing as an “average student”, yet any national school curriculum is orientated towards this non-existent entity. Truth be told, there is no...


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rina.58's picture rina.58

I am from St.Petersburg, Russia. I have worked as an English teacher for more than 30 years. In...
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Fátima Bastos's picture Fátima Bastos

Hello, Rachael!
In 2006, I started thinking about using Moodle with my 4th year students....
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mike1968's picture mike1968

Hello, you all.
I think Cleans is the correct answer... I was searching and mops is uses...
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