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Flipping the language classroom
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Learning another language may represent a challenge that every student adjusts to differently. The f...

9 tips for positive classroom behaviour in young learners
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Ever looked at your young learners and wondered if you’ve been dropped into a cage of monkeys? Natur...

Eight excellent digital resources for English language learners
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I frequently have students asking for advice on how to improve different areas in which they are str...

The unconventional guide to testing your students’ English
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Do you have students who think English tests are a simple stamp of approval at the end of a course? ...

Five things students can learn from an English test
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English tests are not an aim in and of themselves, although they’re sometimes treated as if they wer...

Grammar recap: Intro to gerunds and infinitives
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As students become more proficient in English, they inevitably begin focusing on some of the trickie...

What teaching today means: Six reflections
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Much has changed since teaching came to be.From individual mentorship to lectures in huge auditorium...

Seven games to play with your teens (that they’ll actually love)
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While teenagers have a talent for looking at the adults in their lives with keen suspicion, it’s a s...

Teacher interview series: Is a career in teacher-training for you?
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The education sector has many pathways for teachers. Here, we invited teacher-trainer Anne de Leon t...

Academics answer: What is blended learning?
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Education is constantly evolving, introducing teachers to new or different techniques to employ in c...

Got an unmotivated student? Try these 12 tips
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No matter how cohesive the class, there’s usually one student who just isn’t, let’s say, feeling it....

David Bish breaks down blended learning
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We sat down with EF senior academic David Bish to find out more about blended learning and how it’s ...