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April 2015 blog topics

Thank you to everyone who wrote blog posts in March - lots of very interesting ideas which you can catch up on here if you missed any.This month we are at the 2015 IATEFL conference in Manchester,...

Cultural Issues.

Cultural Issues. Nina MK, Ph.D. When I get a new class of children or a group of adults to teach, I check the roster, and take a minute to study the last names. Russian, Ukranian, Belorussian, Jewish...

Love Goes Towards Love

Love Goes Towards Love Nina MK, Ph.D. Topic 1 for April, Identifying and developing the skills and knowledge a teacher needs, gives one furiously to think, as Hercule Poirot would say. It is a great...

Is it a British or an American Coursebook?

Tamer Osman
If we talk exhaustively about how the teacher can adapt the coursebook materials to satisfy the needs of their students, I will tackle another strange issue related to the coursebooks as well. I had...

Larry Ferlazzo: ESL/ELL error correction - Yes, No or Maybe?

Paul Braddock
The issue of "error correction," particularly focused on grammar, can be a controversial topic in ESL/ELL circles. A number of studies suggest that correction - either through prompts that point out...


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Fátima Bastos

Hello, Rachael!

The most important thing to do is to focus on managing all students -...
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Fátima Bastos

Hi there!
For that I use a variety of actvities - songs, rhymes, games... - and all of...
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Anthony Ash

Thank you for this blog post Willy! I think it is a great suggestion.

When I did Delta,...
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