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FAMILY FORTUNES IN THE EFL CLASSROOM

Games, quizzes and competitions are a sure-fire way to introduce fun, competition and motivation into ...

3 ALTERNATIVE HOMEWORK IDEAS FOR THE EFL CLASSROOM

Homework. Nobody likes it, but it’s a necessary part of any learning journey. ...

OUR 5 FAVOURITE RESOURCE BOOKS FOR THE EFL CLASSROOM

Planning our lessons may not be the best part of our jobs as EFL teachers, ...

USING VIDEO FOR TEACHER TRAINING

As teachers, we are always under pressure to maintain the quality of our teaching. In ...

POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT IN THE EFL CLASSROOM

Undoubtedly the main aim of the EFL classroom is to ensure that our students produce ...

WHAT REALLY MAKES A GOOD TEACHER

As teachers, we put a lot of time and effort into planning our lessons and ...

4 EFL GAMES TO ENCOURAGE FLUENCY

We all love games. Our students love them because they feel like they are not ...

5 ONLINE LANGUAGE RESOURCES FOR YOUR LEARNERS

As much as we would love to be able to be around our students all ...

CO-OPERATIVE LEARNING: A NOT-SO-NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE EFL CLASSROOM

Co-operative learning is a technique which has been around since the 1930s but has recently ...

FROM COLLABORATION TO CHEATING: WHERE DO WE DRAW THE LINE?

Cheat (v) – act dishonestly or unfairly in order to gain an advantage (n) – ...

26th June 2017

TOP TEFL DESTINATIONS FOR 2017

New Year, new you? Maybe 2017 is the year you decide to take the plunge and ...

23rd June 2017

2 EASY WAYS TO MAKE LEARNING GRAMMAR MORE INTERESTING

Learning grammar is an integral part of learning English and it’s not something ...

22nd June 2017

ACCURACY VS FLUENCY: WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?

When we talk about speaking in the EFL classroom, the debate about accuracy versus fluency ...

21st June 2017

FAMILY FORTUNES IN THE EFL CLASSROOM

Games, quizzes and competitions are a sure-fire way to introduce fun, competition and motivation into ...

20th June 2017

3 ALTERNATIVE HOMEWORK IDEAS FOR THE EFL CLASSROOM

Homework. Nobody likes it, but it’s a necessary part of any learning journey. ...

15th May 2017

OUR 5 FAVOURITE RESOURCE BOOKS FOR THE EFL CLASSROOM

Planning our lessons may not be the best part of our jobs as EFL teachers, ...

3rd May 2017

USING VIDEO FOR TEACHER TRAINING

As teachers, we are always under pressure to maintain the quality of our teaching. In ...

3rd May 2017

POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT IN THE EFL CLASSROOM

Undoubtedly the main aim of the EFL classroom is to ensure that our students produce ...

3rd May 2017

WHAT REALLY MAKES A GOOD TEACHER

As teachers, we put a lot of time and effort into planning our lessons and ...

28th April 2017

4 EFL GAMES TO ENCOURAGE FLUENCY

We all love games. Our students love them because they feel like they are not ...

28th April 2017

5 ONLINE LANGUAGE RESOURCES FOR YOUR LEARNERS

As much as we would love to be able to be around our students all ...

28th April 2017

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