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One of the enormous benefits of the Internet has been the accessibility of loads and loads of English texts for teachers to use with...

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Have you ever noticed children listening to a story so attentively that the classroom is completely quiet? Or have you ever noticed...

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Homework seems to be an accepted part of teachers’ and students’ routines, but there is little mention of it in ELT literature.

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In any English class it's important to vary the activity type to maintain interest. You will always be dealing with different types of...

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Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and the British Council has been helping to celebrate his 200th birthday. One way that we have done...

Using drama texts in the classroom - literature article
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In this article, I try to define what I mean by language learning through drama/theatre texts, outline some of the benefits it can bring...

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Film and video are very effective ways of both motivating our students and helping them to understand language, but they do need to be...

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Flash cards are a simple, versatile, yet often underexploited resource. I would like to offer some reasons for using flash cards and a...

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Graded readers or ‘readers' are books that have had the language level simplified to help second language learners read them.

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The purpose of this article is to provide some guidance through the wealth of available materials and support, to provide a platform for...

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Music can play a really important part in the language classroom. It can change the atmosphere in the room within seconds.

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Like many good stories, the story of our Cup Song starts with a little something which gradually increases and gets much bigger than...

Using news articles - reading article
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Topical news stories are a great source of teaching material. This article presents different ways to exploit news reports in the...

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Learning a language does not just mean saying something new. It helps to also practise saying words and sounds.

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Children all over the world love listening to songs and most of them love singing too! Using songs to introduce language and revise...

Video for the English classroom - speaking article - guest writers
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Exactly five years ago this month, the video-sharing site YouTube was officially launched to the public. Since then, the site and others...

Working with minimal resources - teacher training in Mongolia - resources article
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Teaching with minimal resources can seem a daunting prospect for those of us lucky enough to work with coursebooks, photocopiers, audio...

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In this article, experienced writers Katherine Bilsborough and Cheryl Palin discuss their strategies for writing stories for primary and...

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