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The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

Hello everyone! A teacher's job is never done.... but it should be! We've blogged previously about how busy we teachers are and all the different, competing demands we face. So, this week make a pledge to: 1. enjoy the Spring sunshine by saving lots of prep-time 2. get that feel-good-factor by putting off doing piles of photocopying and instead  continue to....  get the

Main Exhibitors' Hall

Main Exhibitors' Hall

Main Exhibitors' Hall

Hi I'm John Tucker.   Normally, I work as part of British Council's Aptis team but this week I have the special duty of blogging from this year's IATEFL conference.

IATEFL 2014

If you're busy in the classroom and not able to be in here in person, I highly recommend you follow the conference digitally and catch up

Teaching B2 - C2

Teaching B2 - C2

Teaching B2 - C2

We were delighted to see you all at our Toolkit 4: Advanced & Proficiency Learners workshops in Warsaw and Cracow last Sunday. What? The exams are changing again?

As teachers you know we have to be prepared for constant change. As soon as we get used to curricula or exam formats, they are ammended. No wonder that we need to be prepared!  If you attended

Overcoming Difficulties EOD Lesson Plan

Overcoming Difficulties EOD Lesson Plan

Overcoming Difficulties EOD Lesson Plan

Hi Everyone It's good to see you back here.  It's me, James Savery, with another practical blog post which I hope you will find useful for your classes.   I've previously blogged here about CASPAR and other Young Learner focussed professional development and  Continue reading

Christmas Lessons

Christmas Lessons Students at the market on Dec 21st 2009, Manchester, England. Close up of a Nutcracker stand.

Christmas Lessons

Ho, ho, ho! Christmas is nearly upon us so it's time to start thinking about some lesson ideas connected to the Festive Period. If you are looking for some online resources, the first place I recommend you look is the LearnEnglish website. There are lots of things you can do online and if you want to print off the activities you can