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Lexical phrases 2

Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching

Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching is a book by James R. Nattinger and Jeanette S. DeCarrico. Throughout the book they present a language teaching program based on the use...

Dogme approach to English language teaching 0

Dogme approach to English language teaching

This is an article about Dogme by Luke Meddings and Scott Thornbury: The main points they try to make are the following: How dogme emerged? Why dogme created an excitement on the part of...

American Educational System: Quality versus Quantity 0

American Educational System: Quality versus Quantity

Nancy Pine, a teacher and international educator, is asking probing questions about the American educational system and compares it to how the Chinese view the education of their children. The fundamental questions that she...

It is the end 0

It is the end

Scott Thornbury is closing down the A-Z of ELT blog for good.  It is a blog that inspired and is still inspiring a lot f teachers around the world. Scott Thornbury’s posts and discussions...

A list of terms used in blogging 3

A list of terms used in blogging

One of the problems facing those who want to start a blog, is understanding terms used in blogging. For those who are unfamiliar with those terms, follow the link below. It is a  list...

Wallwisher – A web 2.0 application 0

Wallwisher – A web 2.0 application

Wallwisher is a web 2.0 application that enables users to share brief notes, pictures and videos in the digital classroom. It is a really easy way to connect your classroom with  Web 2.0. Wallwisher...

WordPress plugins for teachers 0

WordPress plugins for teachers

What are plugins Wikipedia defines plugins as follows: Plug-ins are sets of software components that add specific abilities to a larger software application. If supported, plug-ins enable customizing the functionality of an application. In...

Web Tools for Teachers 0

Web Tools for Teachers

Six web tools for teachers. This includes helpful writing and vocabulary tools for designing lessons using on line material and websites. You can get more details from Nick Peachey blog. Wordnik Connecting people with...

Active Listening 3

Five ways to listen better

Conscious listening Julian Treasure says in this video that we exercise filters when listening. According to him, we “filter out ” the less important to reach what we really pay attention to, in the...

The battle of the sexes, is it a myth? 0

The battle of the sexes, is it a myth?

The battle of the sexes, is it a myth? I’ve just finished reading an article bout how the world came to organize the relationship between men and women in the way it is nowadays....