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The Challenge of Teaching Listening Skills

Teaching listening skills is one of the most difficult tasks for any EFL teacher. This is because successful listening skills are acquired over time and with lots of practice. It’s frustrating for students because there are no rules as in...

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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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The Challenge of Teaching Listening Skills

Teaching listening skills is one of the most difficult tasks for any EFL teacher. This is because successful listening skills are acquired over time and with lots of practice. It’s frustrating for students because there are no rules as in...

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Πώς να αντιμετωπίσετε την κοινωνική φοβία

Μήπως το ενδεχόμενο να μιλήσετε μπροστά σε κοινό σας αγχώνει δραματικά και σας δημιουργεί σωματικά συμπτώματα; Μήπως εξαιτίας αυτού του φόβου αποφεύγετε κοινωνικές καταστάσεις, επειδή πιστεύετε ότι οι άλλοι θα σας κρίνουν αρνητικά και θα γίνετε ρεζίλι; Τότε ίσως να...

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Published on: 17-05-2018

Improve listening skills by transcribing

English learners can improve their listening skills by transcribing spoken English. That advice comes from Pascal Hamon, the Academic Director for the English Language Institute at Missouri State University. Students often study...

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...

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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: 17-05-2018

Improve listening skills by transcribing

English learners can improve their listening skills by transcribing spoken English. That advice comes from Pascal Hamon, the Academic Director for the English Language Institute at Missouri State University. Students often study...

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...

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23-05-2018 Hits:39 Education

Athens University to Offer First Undergraduate Degree Taught In English

  Higher education in Greece is entering a new era with the introduction of the country’s first English-taught four-year undergraduate programme at a state university, which will be organized by the...

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17-05-2018 Hits:110 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:130 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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02-05-2018 Hits:60 Education

TOEFL English Language Researcher/Practitioner Program

    The TOEFL Program at ETS is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2019 TOEFL English Language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Program.   The purpose of the grant program is...

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24-04-2018 Hits:108 Education

The English Test for the Healthcare Sector

  Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment. Who Recognises...

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20-04-2018 Hits:80 Education

Take the World Teacher Survey!

    From recent and frequent reports on the difficulties facing teachers: from recruitment, workload and pressure to demonstrate results, it could seem that the teaching profession is in a crisis –...

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Teaching Material

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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How to start a writing assignment

Writing takes time Find out when the assignment is due and devise a plan of action. This may seem obvious and irrelevant to the writing process, but it’s not. Writing is...

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How Teachers’ Dress Affects Students

The age-old adage of not judging a book by its cover is hopeful in its intent; in reality, however, “covers” create first impressions, and first impressions count. How a person...

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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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