Monthly Archives: April 2015

Tell me something I don’t know

Last Friday I went to the English Teacher’s Club at MZK, the local library, where we shared some ideas for ice-breakers, warmers and fillers. The activity I took along is one designed to get students talking by making them ‘experts’. … Continue reading

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Why we should challenge our personal myths

Last weekend I read a very interesting post on Hana Ticha’s blog (I realise this is a tautology as ALL of Hana’s posts are interesting) and it really got me thinking. The post is called “Challenging one of my personal myths”. … Continue reading

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IATEFL – On-line links and blogs

The biggest, and arguably most important, English Language Teaching conference in the world is going on this week in Manchester. It is the 49th Annual IATEFL Conference and Exhibition. With teachers, trainers and speakers from all over the world and … Continue reading

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Using pictures to practice grammar

Using pictures to practice grammar In today’s post I am going to tell you about a classroom activity I use a lot. It can be adapted to work with all different levels and with a number of different grammar points, … Continue reading

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