Tag Archives: Books
The first edition of Priscilla Osborne’s excellent guide to 1-1 teaching was published in 2005 and it has recently been updated and republished, both as a physical book and an e-book. According to Priscilla, “One-to one teaching can encompass the best … Read More»
Penny Ur has updated her classic EFL book and published through Cambridge University Press in January 2015. CUP are offering a 20% discount for any orders placed in January. Most students want to work on ‘speaking skills’, but as that … Read More»
Published teaching materials whether in book form or on websites are a great help to English teachers but they can also result in dull, irrelevant lessons. Always ask yourself if published materials are fit for your particular teaching purpose.
Most TEFL/TESOL courses and materials are designed with group teaching in mind. This means you may well need to adapt how you teach and materials for a 1-1 or 2-1 setting.
In the last ten years there has been a growing debate about accents. As English is being increasingly used around the world, more and more interactions are between non-native speakers. Does this have implications for pronunciation teaching?
Graded readers can be an enjoyable way for learners to improve their English. Levels range from beginner to upper intermediate (B2). Oxford University Press provide a ‘test’ to help learners choose the right level. Of course what an appropriate level … Read More»
Every teacher’s TEFL/ELT library will be a little different but having a range of resources will help give you the insight and flexibility to put together successful courses. Essential and Additional Books (alternatives are, of course, fine) Most should … Read More»
The library contains journals, photo-copiable resources, teacher training books, resource and reference books. The library is run by the St Giles Educational Trust, a registered charity. There is no membership fee to join. The library is open from 1.05 – … Read More»
Over the years Homelingua has been getting an increasing number of bookings for Russian students, especially for Young Learner courses. Most of the students are academically bright and will probably go on to top universities. Many (but not all) may … Read More»