Blog of the month award for April 2019

Our featured blog of the month award for April 2019 goes to David Petrie and his post Cheating.


Do your students cheat? David Petrie was shocked to find out 95% of his students do. Here he talks about why and how they do it.

Shortlisted posts

Our shortlisted posts this month include a game for practising present perfect and past simple, advice for teaching English as a Lingua Franca and activities to encourage collaboration among your students.

Breakout English | Liar, liar! – present perfect / past simple game Breakout English shares a lesson idea where students are asked to lie – which gives them the opportunity to practise speaking, using the past simple and present perfect.

Marek Kiczkowiak – Seven easy steps you need to follow to teach English as a Lingua Franca Increasingly more people use English as a lingua franca, so perhaps we should reflect this in the way we teach English in class? Here, Marek Kiczkowiak describes some easy-to-follow steps we can take.

Eva Büyüksimkeşyan – 3 Fun Icebreakers Some excellent suggestions from Eva Büyüksimkeşyan for activities to liven up your class and encourage collaboration amongst students.

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