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Adult Learning: How do adults learn best?

Part of being an effective instructor involves understanding how adults learn best. Compared to children and teens, adults have special needs and requirements as learners. Despite the apparent truth, adult learning is a relatively new area of study. The field...

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Teachers‘ Assessment Literacy Enhancement TALE Erasmus+ Final Conference

    ‘Language Assessment Literacy: Theory and Practice’ Date of the conference: 12th May 2018   Keynote Speakers: Prof. Glenn Fulcher, Univ. of Leicester, UK Prof. Guoxing Yu, Univ. of Bristol, UK   Venue: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus     Scientific Board: Prof. Dina Tsagari, OsloMet, Norway Prof. Dr. Karin Vogt, University of Education, Heidelberg, Germany Dr...

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Presentation Skills? Seriously? (Part Six)

The main characteristic of human interaction, and presentations for that matter, is verbal communication. It covers just about all aspects of human activity: it is used to inform, to intimidate, to promise, to scare, to entertain, to threaten, and so...

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Setting up an Academic Environment with high expectations

Have you ever walked into a classroom expecting students to be prepared and begin learning and instead found them looking at you like you are an alien from another planet for even expecting their rapt attention? Unfortunately, low expectations have...

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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...

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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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Autumn 2017

  Issue 3 of ELT NEWS features a back to school section full of ideas and tips to start the new academic year in the best possible way. We also explore...

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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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07-02-2018 Hits:21 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:28 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:67 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:74 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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12-01-2018 Hits:70 Education

Μαθησιακές δυσκολίες και ξένη γλώσσα: Ο ρόλος της μνήμης εργασίας

Στον τομέα της εκμάθησης ξένων γλωσσών, οι παρατηρούμενες ατομικές διαφορές έχουν προσφέρει έδαφος για θεωρητικές συζητήσεις και έρευνες αφ’ ενός πάνω στην ύπαρξη ή όχι ενός ταλέντου για ξένες γλώσσες...

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01-11-2017 Hits:288 Education

Setting up an Academic Environment with high expectations

Have you ever walked into a classroom expecting students to be prepared and begin learning and instead found them looking at you like you are an alien from another planet...

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Teaching Material

Using Advertisements in Class 1 ‘Why rediscover America?’

Duchamp's Idea: The great 20th Century artist Marcel Duchamp came up with an extraordinary notion. He thought that in the past artists had to create something from scratch; yet the industrial...

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Thoughts on Preparing Candidates for the Cambridge English Exams Speaking and Writing Papers

We are three months from the next exam and nine months from the one after that. I am often asked by teachers given the proximity of exam day what the...

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Using Comedy to Develop Listening Skills

Motivation – The Acid Test: There is one thing the Brits are experts at – and that is not cooking. It is a pity though that Comedy Clubs are not...

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Adult Learning: How do adults learn best?

Part of being an effective instructor involves understanding how adults learn best. Compared to children and teens, adults have special needs and requirements as learners. Despite the apparent truth, adult...

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