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5 December 2017
Vox pops videos can transform your Business English classroom The term vox pop comes from the Latin term vox populi, meaning voice of the people. In...
10 November 2017
In advance of his talk at the BESIG conference in Malta (November 10-12), John Hughes describes how he makes use of business research in his teaching...
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...
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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.