Tag Archives: Vocabulary

Cambridge webinar GenZ – 28th April 2015

Engaging ‘Generation Z’ Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3PM BST – 4PM BST Digital media are a major part of everyday life for Generation Z. In fact, it has been from the day they were born. Engaging the youth in activities … Read More»

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Shakespearean idioms, a lesson from BC

Are you a night owl? Do you know anyone who moves at a snail’s pace? At parties are you good at breaking the ice or do you tend to lie low or even send people packing? All these idioms were created by … Read More»

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British Council English-learning website for football fans

The British Council have launched a new English-learning website for football fans. It includes lots of resources, activities and lesson plans. If your student loves football, they’ll probably love this site. For loads of teaching tips visit the website.

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Join a free webinar on 12 Sept 2012 at 3pm about the CEFR

Annette Capel: Introducing English Profile – what the CEFR really means for English To join the webinar you will have to sign up as a guest at Cambridge English Teacher http://www.cambridgeenglishteacher.org/ Here are the details from CET: Join us on … Read More»

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How do you teach vocabulary?


It is tempting to teach one word at a time… after all this is how they usually appear in dictionaries. However, words often have close associations with other words that we, as native speakers, take for granted and hardly notice. This means … Read More»

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Teaching false beginner and elementary students

How do you teach students with very limited English? Learning English can be very daunting for very low-level students. They often lack confidence and are not sure how to go about organising their learning. This means that teaching very low-level … Read More»

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