Author Archives: Dave Cleary

Realia

I had the pleasure of attending Charles’ session on using realia in the classroom. Realia can be a scary concept for teachers, but this session helped us consider it as not just lugging a bagful of fruit to our lessons, … Continue reading

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Memory Games

One of our most experienced trainers is Regina, and at the conference she talked about memory. How it works and how we can make it work for us in the language classroom. She talked about Baddeley’s Theory but also gave some … Continue reading

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Involving the whole learner

Mat is the lead tutor on our IHCYLT course, which is all about teaching young learners and teens. In a session at the conference that was both theoretical and practical,  he turned the delegates into students to let them experience what … Continue reading

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Making games that work

Do your students like playing games? Not just inside the classroom but in general? Mike does, and he has taken 2 of his favourites and adapted them for the EFL classroom – and made an original one too! In his session … Continue reading

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Repeat – Revise – Remember!

The LEARNERS and LEARNING Conference was last Saturday, and a big thank you to everyone who came and helped make it such a success. Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be posting summaries and handouts from the sessions here … Continue reading

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