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Learner Agency: Maximizing Learner Potential NEW
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Teaching for student wellbeing has been recognised as one way to prepare students to lead fulfilled lives. This paper explains the importance of wellbeing and provides practical ideas and activities to help teachers promote student wellbeing in the ELT classroom.Download now (PDF, 0.6MB)
Using Literature in ELT
Literature can provide an engaging and memorable context for language learning and for the development of transferable skills such as critical thinking and creativity. This paper describes a range of benefits from using literature-based classroom activities, plus ideas to help teachers overcome the challenges in using literary texts.Download now (PDF, 0.6MB)
Pragmatics in ELT: Using Language in Context
Pragmatic competence - how to use and understand language appropriately in different contexts - is essential to successful communication. Teaching your students pragmatic competence can boost their motivation and confidence and help them use English effectively in the real world.Download now (PDF, 0.3MB)
Graded Readers for Very Young Learners
By encouraging learners to read for pleasure at a very young age, you can foster a love of reading that will last a lifetime. Use graded readers to develop fundamental reading skills, practice vocabulary and pronunciation, and support language learning, improving the child’s future educational outcomes.Download now
Education: The journey towards a digital revolution
Report explores the global impact of digital learning, reflecting on what we have learned and what the future could hold for education.