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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 that the rest of the world does not understand.  Professor Jennifer Jenkins, chair of Global Englishes at the University of...

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    Cambridge/Michigan Language Assessment (CaMLA) becomes Michigan Language Assessment. The new brand better reflects Michigan’s 65-year history as developers of outstanding American English language tests. The Michigan brand is one that is recognized across the world as a beacon of excellence and is associated with one of the top public universities...

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Express Publishing 30 Years Anniversary Contest with ‘Ideas Central’: The Resource Book by Teachers for Teachers all around the world!    As part of its 30th birthday celebrations, Express Publishing is giving an opportunity to its newest author – you!   We are looking for teachers with great ideas that they are willing to share with colleagues around...

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    ‘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...

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The Cambridge English: Young Learners exams - Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers & A2 Flyers are fun, colourful and activity based, motivating children to learn in a fun way. They help younger children take their first steps towards learning English, build their confidence and lay the foundations for the next steps in English language learning. The tests are...

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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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English Language Games for the Classroom

By Jet Hiensch, Portugal Jet Hiensch, Dutch teacher of English as a foreign language, living in Portugal, develops English language games for in the classroom. All her games are focused on the oral skills. Her slogan is: Let’s get those kids...

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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 background and the Greek schools are characterized with a vast...

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I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Essays

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