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GRAMMAR REVISION: REPORTED SPEECH

One of the trickier aspects of English grammar for our students is reported speech. Reported

HOW TO MAXIMISE LEARNER ENGAGEMENT

When you do a TEFL course to become an English as a Foreign Language teacher,

WHY IS IT HARD FOR ADULTS TO LEARN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE?

No doubt about it, there is a huge difference between learning a language when you

HOW TO MAKE DRILLING FUN

Be a fly on the wall of any English as a Foreign Language classroom and

WHAT ARE BINOMIAL EXPRESSIONS AND HOW CAN I TEACH THEM?

Have a look at the following phrases and see if you can fill in the

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD USE MUSIC FOR ELT

Using music in the English as a Foreign Language classroom can seem like a bit

ENGLISH – it’s not like other languages

If you were brought up speaking English, you may imagine it’s an easy

GETTING TO KNOW YOU ACTIVITIES

One of the most important factors affecting learning is the learning environment. Students need to

3 FUN ACTIVITIES FOR MINI WHITEBOARDS

In most of our EFL classrooms we have a whiteboard of some kind. It may

3 TIPS FOR PERFECTING THE ART OF BOARDWORK

When you are training to be a TEFL teacher, worrying about your boardwork is

When you are training to be a TEFL teacher, worrying

WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH DIRECT AND INDIRECT QUESTIONS?

One aspect of English grammar which

One aspect of English grammar which a lot of learners

5 PROBLEMS FOR CHINESE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH

With a little bit of TEFL experience you will realise that your learners’

With a little bit of TEFL experience you will realise

GRAMMAR REVISION: REPORTED SPEECH

One of the trickier aspects of English grammar for our students is reported speech. Reported

HOW TO MAXIMISE LEARNER ENGAGEMENT

When you do a TEFL course to become an English as a Foreign Language teacher,

WHY IS IT HARD FOR ADULTS TO LEARN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE?

No doubt about it, there is a huge difference between learning a language when you

HOW TO MAKE DRILLING FUN

Be a fly on the wall of any English as a Foreign Language classroom and

WHAT ARE BINOMIAL EXPRESSIONS AND HOW CAN I TEACH THEM?

Have a look at the following phrases and see if you can fill in the

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD USE MUSIC FOR ELT

Using music in the English as a Foreign Language classroom can seem like a bit

ENGLISH – it’s not like other languages

If you were brought up speaking English, you may imagine it’s an easy

GETTING TO KNOW YOU ACTIVITIES

One of the most important factors affecting learning is the learning environment. Students need to

3 FUN ACTIVITIES FOR MINI WHITEBOARDS

In most of our EFL classrooms we have a whiteboard of some kind. It may

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