Our latest tip looks at several of the important issues surrounding testing and assessment. Listen to Clare and Alister discuss their...

The latest in our series of video tips is about being a teacher. What's important to you as a teacher? How do your students see you?

For most teachers of young learners, classroom management is a big issue. Our latest teaching tip with David Rixon looks more closely at...

Our latest tip looks at ‘Critical thinking’. Watch Alister using the map of the world with his young learner class to encourage greater...

Do you have days when your learners seem tired or lacking in energy? How do you re-energise them?

In this video, Winnie Pang demonstrates several activities that can be used with 5 year-old children who are in their first English...

How do you use flashcards in your class? Watch Vikki, and then let us know how you use them by leaving a comment below. Remember to...

How do you teach language to teenagers? There are lots of different ways - here are some suggestions from us.

Online game-based learning has risen in popularity recently, but there is still some debate about how effective it is as a learning tool...

Do you teach young learners? Do you often have to draw animals on the board? In this video, Paul Millard from the British Council in...

Do you teach young learners? Do you have to draw cats, dogs or birds on the board? 

Do you have problems drawing people and actions on the board for your students? In this video, Paul Millard from British Council Vietnam...

Our latest teaching tip looks at how using humour in the classroom can help with classroom management as well as create a warm...

In May 2014 we published a video of Winnie Pang during her first class with a group of very young learners. In this video, we meet...

What is mobile learning, or m-learning?

Whatever type of text you ask your students to produce, peer correction can be a very useful part of the process.

If you have the right facilities in your classroom, powerpoint can be a very useful addition to your teaching toolkit.

Do you think about colours, fonts and grouping when you use a board or prepare a presentation?

How do you teach English pronunciation? One area often problematic for learners is stress...

Teacher talk is a series of videos featuring some of our TeachingEnglish Associates...

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Our latest tip looks at several of the important issues surrounding testing and assessment. Listen to Clare and Alister discuss their ideas...
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The latest in our series of video tips is about being a teacher. What's important to you as a teacher? How do your students see you?
classroom management teaching tip
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For most teachers of young learners, classroom management is a big issue. Our latest teaching tip with David Rixon looks more closely at...
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Our latest tip looks at ‘Critical thinking’. Watch Alister using the map of the world with his young learner class to encourage greater...
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Do you have days when your learners seem tired or lacking in energy? How do you re-energise them?
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In this video, Winnie Pang demonstrates several activities that can be used with 5 year-old children who are in their first English class...
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How do you use flashcards in your class? Watch Vikki, and then let us know how you use them by leaving a comment below. Remember to check...
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How do you teach language to teenagers? There are lots of different ways - here are some suggestions from us.
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Online game-based learning has risen in popularity recently, but there is still some debate about how effective it is as a learning tool....
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Do you teach young learners? Do you often have to draw animals on the board? In this video, Paul Millard from the British Council in...
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Do you teach young learners? Do you have to draw cats, dogs or birds on the board? 
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Do you have problems drawing people and actions on the board for your students? In this video, Paul Millard from British Council Vietnam...
Humour in the classroom
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Our latest teaching tip looks at how using humour in the classroom can help with classroom management as well as create a warm atmosphere...
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In May 2014 we published a video of Winnie Pang during her first class with a group of very young learners. In this video, we meet Winnie...
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What is mobile learning, or m-learning?
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Whatever type of text you ask your students to produce, peer correction can be a very useful part of the process.
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If you have the right facilities in your classroom, powerpoint can be a very useful addition to your teaching toolkit.
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Do you think about colours, fonts and grouping when you use a board or prepare a presentation?
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How do you teach English pronunciation? One area often problematic for learners is stress timing. Watch Rachael below, using chants and...
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Teacher talk is a series of videos featuring some of our TeachingEnglish Associates speaking about important teaching issues.In this video...

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  • In this video, Winnie talks about how far the students have come in their development and we see how their language skills and confidence have improved over the course of the year. There are also interviews with the parents of the children, talking...
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  • What activities do you use to help your students notice their mistakes? Why not write some of your favourite activities below in the comments.Teacher talk is a series of videos featuring some of our TeachingEnglish Associates speaking about...
  • What activities do you use to help your students build and retain vocabulary? Why not write some of your favourite activities below in the comments.
  • What activities do you use to help your students feel more confident using spoken English in class? Why not write your favourite speaking activities below in the comments.
  • Watch David Petrie, Adam Simpson, Lizzie Pinard, Chia Suan Chong, Anthony Gaughan, David Dodgson and Rachael Roberts discuss areas such as establishing learning objectives, giving activities a meaningful purpose, students' inherent motivation,...
  • Winnie looks at establishing classroom routines, dealing with the issues that exist in first classes and also looks at successful ways to introduce phonics to this age group.
  •  Paul Millard from the British Council in Vietnam shows you how to draw them quickly and easily in this video tip.   
  • If you're interested in some of the techniques mentioned here, there's another video that explains how to create the 'word bank': http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/rob-lewis/powerpoint-teachers-part-2  
  • If you like the song at the end, have a look at LearnEnglish Kids.
  • Do you use the phonemic chart with your students? Why? Why not?Have a look at the TeachingEnglish phonemic chart.
  • Watch Dale's tips and let us know your ideas below!
  • Watch Clare talk about one method she uses with an OHP (overhead projector) and OHT sheets (overhead transparencies). What do you think? Do you get your students to peer correct and edit? Leave a comment below!For ideas on the process writing...

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