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Uppity's Test

10/10/2018 11:40
Uppity’s Test   Time for the travelling Doctor, and his fabulously beautiful assistant, Cake, to invade more space and, perforce, use their boxed ears to listen to the coughin` of the sound boreders in the classroom. Practicing the art of the Shaman, stud`nts perceive their teacher as a type...

Listening Comprehension

23/08/2018 16:35
Listening Comprehension     Comprehensible input is the key to language acquisition (Krashen, 1982; Rost, 2001), and the listening comprehension is particularly important because L2 learners employ their listening abilities to make sense out of received input. Or, as Kurita (2012) puts...

A Select Review of Some Popular ELT Coursebooks

23/08/2018 15:22
   A Select Review of Some Popular ELT Coursebooks     Form   With the development of English as an international language and the increase of migration, and multicultural societies, knowledge of intercultural norms and rules of appropriateness is essential in achieving...

Black Education in English Language Teaching

23/08/2018 15:15
Black Education in English Language Teaching     Many English language teachers in the foreigners` classrooms have experienced failure, for the simple reason that the students wanted to learn English, not English language, which is a means to understand the socio-economic `ins and outs`...

If You Seek Gamey - A Receptive Skills Based Lesson Focusing on Listening

23/08/2018 11:43
If You Seek Gamey - A Receptive Skills Based Lesson Focusing on Listening   Introduction   Although reading is an integral part of the task, because it's a video, with a videoscript chosen for its authenticity, the text is motivational insofar as it pertains to real life`s `stimulating...

A Game Sport

11/12/2017 02:16
  A Game Sport   Background   The 15 male adult class of intermediate level Asian students sent by a government college for people living and working in Saudi Arabia to a language school there to improve their English language usage, so that they have a common means of communication...

Pottered

11/12/2017 01:52
  Pottered   Background   The teenage class is a general International English Language Testing System group of upper intermediate level students who want to achieve 6.5 band IELTS to get into a European University, where they`ll study English literature, and so they need to be...

Metaphors in a Selection of Course Books

07/07/2017 14:54
Metaphors in a Selection of Course Books   To improve teacher-student approaches towards their course book selection, students can be asked to participate in a survey with a questionnaire to be completed, and a focus group selected to take part in an in-depth probe into understanding the...

Bored Game

26/01/2017 16:46
Bored Game Invited to Azerbaijan as a teacher trainer with KASPI Liseyi for a month, discovering a simple way of enthusing any class containing students preparing for Cambridge KET, PET or FCE examinations, the method is applicable for any group of learners with an ELT professional to assist. All...

Shanghai Surprised

04/10/2015 16:14
Shanghai Surprised   Imagine my surprise when the normally parsimonious Chinese agreed to pay my airfare to Shanghai and guarantee to return me to pasture when the juice had been squeezed from the orange of my teaching capacities. A rurally idyllic perspective quite in keeping with traditional...
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