Most materials writers start their careers as teachers, sometimes moving into teacher training as they gain experience and maybe...

I've compiled many "Best" lists for English Language Learners.

How, what, when, how many resources to choose.

This is one of my favourite speaking activities because a) it’s really flexible and can be done with any level and at any stage of the...

When, ideally, there is enough time for supplementary resources to be fully exploited, there are different but equally important aspects...

When I first discovered Dogme, I was a teacher that depended fully on my coursebook and would ensure that each lesson I taught would...

I’m not the kind of teacher who you usually find hovering round the photocopier, or laminating pretty pieces of card to use in class....

With so many resources available, it can be difficult to let go

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Most materials writers start their careers as teachers, sometimes moving into teacher training as they gain experience and maybe...

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I've compiled many "Best" lists for English Language Learners.

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How, what, when, how many resources to choose.

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This is one of my favourite speaking activities because a) it’s really flexible and can be done with any level and at any stage of the...

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When, ideally, there is enough time for supplementary resources to be fully exploited, there are different but equally important aspects...

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When I first discovered Dogme, I was a teacher that depended fully on my coursebook and would ensure that each lesson I taught would...

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I’m not the kind of teacher who you usually find hovering round the photocopier, or laminating pretty pieces of card to use in class....

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With so many resources available, it can be difficult to let go

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Most materials writers start their careers as teachers, sometimes moving into teacher training as they gain experience and maybe...

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This is one of my favourite speaking activities because a) it’s really flexible and can be done with any level and at any stage of the...

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I've compiled many "Best" lists for English Language Learners.

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How, what, when, how many resources to choose.

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I’m not the kind of teacher who you usually find hovering round the photocopier, or laminating pretty pieces of card to use in class....

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When, ideally, there is enough time for supplementary resources to be fully exploited, there are different but equally important aspects...

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With so many resources available, it can be difficult to let go

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When I first discovered Dogme, I was a teacher that depended fully on my coursebook and would ensure that each lesson I taught would...

  • Lots of authors have their first experience of developing materials when they create things for their own classes, either through necessity or because they want to personalise or substitute a course book they are using.
  • First, think of a set of 10-12 questions that you don’t mind answering about yourself and your life and write the answers on the board (not the questions). The questions will depend on the level and how well the students already know you.For example...
  • These include The Best Web Tools For English Language Learners (In Other Words, The Ones My Students Regularly Use) and The Best Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced English Language Learner Sites.Now, though, I think it's time to narrow them down...
  • ONLINE RESOURCES. Nina MK, Ph.D.
  • What type of lessons would this include The following types of lessons would use minimal or no resources, and the students would have to produce most of it using their creative minds and using the teacher as a go-between. The only problem is...
  • One key issue is the purpose and its relation to the age, level and interests of the students. From my experience the ultimate goal is to have a smooth transition from coursebook material to real life situations where words and phrases have a more...
  • We've all been there. You've worked through your lesson plan much faster than expected, you're 70 minutes through your 90 minute class and have run out of material. Avoiding this uncomfortable situation drives teachers to over-prepare. Many will...
  • I was therefore very excited about the fact to discover that I could conduct a lesson purely by using the students as my resource. I was even more excited when I realized that without a prescribed coursebook, we were better able to focus on our...