Tag Archives: Training

Webinar: Ways of motivating EFL students

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Click the link below to view the June 2017 webinar: Ways of motivating EFL/ESL students in the classroom. https://oxfordinternational.webex.com/oxfordinternational/ldr.php?RCID=49eec967418fe14f2ace7c42e7c85026 If this is the first time you are viewing a Webex webinar you will need to download the software. Follow the instructions … Read More»

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British Council “nano-degrees” 2016

  Dear Teacher! Are you considering how and where to do some professional development this year? If not, why not? You are? That’s great! Please read on. Try some short, accredited, online courses. They’re known by different names, sometimes nano-degrees and … Read More»

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Homelingua “staff room” – Webinar #5

Thank you to the teachers who came to the fifth Bucksmore Homelingua webinar on Friday 23rd October, gathering teachers together from Rochdale to Rochester! We discussed a range of potential issues relating to home tuition and settled on four for … Read More»

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Creativity in teaching and learning – BC

On 24th June 2015, 17:30 to 20:30 The British Council are invite you “to join this highly practical, interactive seminar to discover small changes that can make a big difference to creativity in the classroom.” It will be a live session, … Read More»

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Helping us, helping you – Webinar #4

13/5/2015 Thank you to everyone who participated on our fourth webinar yesterday. Thank you for your contribution, open communication and for your commitment to high-quality educational experiences for international students. Helping me, helping you The theme was how we, Bucksmore … Read More»

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OUP 1-1 tips: a 3-part series

Do you teach adults? Do you teach one to one? Oxford University Press are presenting a 3-part series from this week (3/3/2015) specifically on the adult one-to-one teaching context. The first article relates to Business English. Click on the link … Read More»

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Distance DELTA with IH & BC

  International House and the British Council have teamed up to develop a Distance DELTA course. This is a potentially exciting CPD opportunity for teachers. The programme is co-owned by IH London and the British Council, and it leads to full … Read More»

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British Council seminars autumn 2014

All events can be attended live in London or online. You can also see recordings of past events. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/seminars Upcoming seminars by the British Council: 23rd Oct – Dylan Thomas Centenary Celebration, London location tbc (1800-2030) 2nd Nov – An English … Read More»

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What is an effective teaching method?

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Talking with many teachers, listening to recorded lessons and reading about teachers’ experiences, I often find myself thinking about the best way to teach English and my own experiences as a language learner.

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Stimulating Prof Steven Pinker video on language

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If you feel in need of a bit of mental stimulation, have a look at Steven Pinker’s video on language, linguistics and the brain. He covers splitting infinitives, double negatives, meaning and much more. Steven Pinker is a professor of … Read More»

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