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English Spelling

English spelling is notoriously complex because it is influenced…

Padlet

If you do any online teaching, you probably already know Padlet…

Study Strategies

Developing “learner autonomy” has been a crucial element…

Homestay Films

We usually have at least one film night during a homestay course.…

Homestay Games

When you're hosting homestay students, it can be difficult to…

EAP Tutorials

One of the topics I’m really interested in at the moment is…

Effective Use of Marking Symbols: A Two-Stage Solution

As ESL/EFL teachers, providing constructive feedback is crucial…

CPD: ChatGPT in the Language Classroom and AI Tools for the English Language Classroom

 “AI won’t take your job. It’s somebody using AI that…

CPD: Trinity Cert PT in EAP

The Trinity Cert PT I’d never heard of a Cert PT before finding…

Teaching Idioms

One of my favourite games to play with students of intermediate…

CPD British Council Teaching English Courses

Courses These are short self-study courses, made up of three…

Root Words and Meaning A – Z

List of blog posts on root words from Latin and Greek and their…

CPD: How to Teach IELTS

I’ve been teaching IELTS for years but feel that a lot of my…

Vocabulary Profiling 2

Have a look at 'Vocabulary Profiling 1' for reasons to profile…

Vocabulary Profiling 1

How do you decide on the vocabulary to teach students?   Which…

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