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“Literature strikes back! Teaching Literature with Technology”

Two TESOL Greece members awarded the 2013 IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG scholarship If you thought that Greece is far behind in learning technologies compared to other countries, maybe you should reconsider. Chryssanthe Sotiriou and Dimitris Primalis won the “Diane Eastment scholarship” and...

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Idiomatic English means Brits struggle to communicate with the world

It's a theory which is bound to put the cat among the pigeons.  The british are proud of the idiomatic humour of their language. But an academic has argued that they are actually falling behind because they insist on using phrases...

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Good Teaching: The top ten requirements

One: GOOD TEACHING is as much about passion as it is about reason. It’s about not only motivating students to learn, but teaching them how to learn, and doing so in a manner that is relevant, meaningful and memorable. It’s...

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Introducing and implementing radical changes in your teaching

The world is changing fast around you, your colleagues have been tooting their own horns about the innovative practices they have introduced in their teaching while your students keep yawning in class…. Yes, it is time for a drastic overhaul...

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Published on: 07-02-2018

Are adult learners different from young learners?

As adult learners, we value Opportunities to interact with other learners. A sense of learning something new. Enough time to talk, reflect and construct meaning. An interesting presenter, aware of participants’ needs. Engaging and provocative...

Category: Teaching Material

Published on: 07-02-2018

Teaching in culturally diverse classrooms

It is a truth that Greece has been an immigrant receiving country for more than two decades. Thus, there is a growing number of people with different cultural and linguistic...

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Editorial What is Grammar? Grammar is the body of rules which underlie a language. It includes rules which govern the structure of words (suffixes and prefixes) and rules which govern the structure...

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Category: Teaching Material

Published on: 07-02-2018

Are adult learners different from young learners?

As adult learners, we value Opportunities to interact with other learners. A sense of learning something new. Enough time to talk, reflect and construct meaning. An interesting presenter, aware of participants’ needs. Engaging and provocative...

Category: Teaching Material

Published on: 07-02-2018

Teaching in culturally diverse classrooms

It is a truth that Greece has been an immigrant receiving country for more than two decades. Thus, there is a growing number of people with different cultural and linguistic...

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17-05-2018 Hits:77 Education

Building Rapport with Students A foolproof way using your own stories

  Opening up to Students Creating rapport with students is essential to keeping students happy and learning. An excellent way to build rapport with students is to create an image of you...

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17-05-2018 Hits:90 Education

Incorporating Culture into the Foreign Language Classroom: Some Practical Considerations

A question germane to our discussion is, how can we incorporate culture into the foreign language curriculum, with a view to fostering cultural awareness and communicating insight into the target...

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07-02-2018 Hits:187 Education

Dyslexia and Adults in the Working Environment

Dyslexia is a different way of thinking and doing. People with dyslexia can be successful if they work their tasks in their own way. They can learn if they have...

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07-02-2018 Hits:187 Education

Grammar changes faster than vocabulary

The ‘myth’ of language history: languages do not share a single history but different components evolve along different trajectories and at different rates. A large-scale study reveals that forces driving...

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24-01-2018 Hits:221 Education

Do you want to sound like a native speaker? Here are easy ways to improve your pronunciation so people will be able to understand you more easily!

Do you want to sound like a native speaker? Here are easy ways to improve your pronunciation so people will be able to understand you more easily!   1) Use the internet and...

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23-01-2018 Hits:252 Education

English is no longer a foreign language in NL

  Are the Dutch now native speakers of English, and is Dutch-English a distinctive thing? Deborah Nicholls-Lee meets linguistics expert Alison Edwards to find some answers. English is no longer a...

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Teaching Material

Ten Ideas for Interactive Teaching

While lecturing tends to be the easiest form of instruction, studies show that students absorb the least amount of information that way. Interactive teaching methods are an effective way to connect...

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Outsmart any multiple-choice test

Ideally, multiple-choice exams would be random, without patterns of right or wrong answers. However, all tests are written by humans, and human nature makes it impossible for any test to...

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Teaching Materials and Young Learners

The enormous amount of existing materials for the teaching of English to young learners might lead us to think that everything has been invented and nothing is left to be discovered...

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The Language Acquisition Process (in terms of teaching grammar)

The whole second language acquisition process is cyclical and it involves six stages. They are: input, noticing, intake, structuring, proceduralization, and output. First of all, in the input stage, it is...

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