In this section, you will find a number of articles, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Managing the lesson'. From primary-aged students to adult learners of English, the articles you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of classrooms.

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Where we decide to position ourselves at various stages of the lesson is important if we take into account the effect it has on our...


Large classes are a reality in many countries and they pose particular challenges. 

Teaching one to one - methodology article

Most teachers at some time in their career have to teach one to one classes. They find a very different, challenging and special...

Teaching speaking skills 2 - overcoming classroom problems - speaking article

This article is written for teachers with large classes of students who have encountered some of the following or similar problems...

The teacher as a teaching aid - methodology article

Although we now live in a high tech world and have access to a variety of teaching aids, there is one aid that is convenient, portable,...

Total physical response - TPR - methodology article

This is an introduction to the teaching approach known as total physical response.


Getting students to use English in the classroom is one of the biggest challenges of teaching.