Tag Archives: Materials

Webinar – Pronunciation – 2016 January

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Thank you! Firstly, thank you to those home tutors who attended this first webinar of 2016. We talked a little about ‘keeping your Teacher Profile alive’, namely adding the five excursions to your profile page. If you haven’t done that yet … 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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Discussions and more – Penny Ur – 20th January 2015

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»

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30 tips for teaching 1-1

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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.

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Pinterest: A great source for images

I am not sure if you have used or heard about the social media site called Pinterest? Pinterest is a tool for collecting and organising images and ideas and creating virtual scrap books called boards. The amazing thing is that … Read More»

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Watch Luke Meddings give a talk on how ‘Found Objects’ can be used in the classroom

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Watch Luke Meddings give a talk on how ‘Found Objects’ can be used in the classroom at this British Council Seminar.

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English for Academic Purposes: A talk by Martin Hewings, 29 Oct

Cambridge University Press and London South Bank University Centre for Academic Language and Communication (CALC) are pleased to invite you to Challenges for students of English for Academic Purposes: authenticity, disciplinary difference, and voice Monday 29th October 2012, 5-7 pm … Read More»

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Download a Sounds app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

Macmillan have a pronunciation app for you to download. With the Sounds app you have phonetic sounds and example words. Just tap on one of the phonetic symbols displayed in Adrian Underhill’s chart on your phone, and listen to the … Read More»

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Essential books and ones to consider

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»

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London ELT library near Russell Square Tube

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»

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