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11 November 2016
In this post, the course book author John Hughes looks at the role of teacher’s books and how they are written. This is based on a workshop he ran at...
3 November 2016
Rachael Roberts has been an ELT teacher, trainer and writer for over 20 years, with experience in both the private and public sectors, in the UK and...
23 February 2016
Mark Bartram has been a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer for more than 30 years. In a previous post, we looked at some of the areas we...
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Those of us who have taught foreign execs learn early on that they would far rather speak English with other non-native speakers than with an English person, or – heaven forbid – an American.
This is the era of video. YouTube serves well over a billion views a day worldwide, sales of DVDs are booming, and the technology is developing rapidly with high definition flat screen TVs, Blu-Ray and 3-D.
Gareth Davies showed us how case studies have travelled from the business school to the language classroom. While I recognize their value, I believe case studies need to be used with care.