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These resources include suggestions from ELT experts on topics ranging from classroom management to creative teaching.
Amanda Gamble offers some practical tips and advice on giving whole class feedback.
This article discusses the challenges and benefits of using pair and group work in monolingual classes.
Tim Bowen offers practical advice and suggestions on teaching English to students in mixed-ability classes.
Lindsay Clandfield and Adrian Tennant give us some great tips and ideas for creating do-it-yourself grammar lessons.
Jonathan Marks gives us some ideas for activities that make use of everyday objects that people carry around with them.
Scott Thornbury gives us some tips and ideas for grammar activities that don’t require any photocopying.
The opening video and accompanying lesson idea in this series help you get to know your students’ digital lives.
This lesson idea looks at how to stimulate interaction using collaborative writing.
This lesson idea looks at how to stimulate autonomy in your classes.
Adrian Tennant examines a number of areas often lumped together under the umbrella term 'Classroom Management' and suggests an approach to dealing with these issues and problems.
Jim Scrivener has twenty-five years' teaching experience and if he's still unsure of how to teach grammar, is it possible at all?
The full debate in response to Scott Thornbury's three-part article on the apparent paradoxical relationship between teaching reading and teaching language.
This indispensable classic helps you cope with different teaching scenarios when you are preparing to become a teacher of English or if you are preparing others to become English teachers.
The revised and extended edition of the ever-popular 1994 edition addresses the most important, challenging and interesting situations of the English classroom and provides assistance to coping with them.
Get your students talking about problems with communicating at a distance.
Learn how you can help and accommodate students going through difficult times or suffering from mental health issues.
Get your students talking about supply chains and utilising reverse logistics in supply networks.
We’re Lindsay Clandfield and Duncan Foord; two language teachers, teacher trainers and writers based in Spain. With more than forty years’ experience between us, we also consider ourselves survivors.
Lindsay Clandfield and Duncan Foord give a run-down of the ten most important tools in a teacher’s locker, plus five survival tools for mobile devices.
Prepare yourself for an influx of new students with twenty exciting activities to kick off the new term in style.
Olha Madylus tells us what Cuisenaire rods are and why they are useful for teaching English to young learners.
This article by Paul Ashe suggests grammar activities and project work based around listening to music in the classroom.
Advice and suggestions on using readers in the English classroom.
Catalogues, shop brochures and leaflets are a type of authentic material often available free and in quantity. Here are some ideas for using these, whether printed in English or another language.
In the first article in this series, Chaz Pugliese explains what creativity is and looks at how we can develop our creativity.
In the second article in this series, Chaz Pugliese examines the impact that creativity can have on students.
Many higher level coursebooks include a focus on adjective order. Here are some tips for providing practice in this confusing area.
If your relationship with your coursebook is going a little stale, here are a baker’s dozen of ideas to inspire and provoke you.
An article offering suggestions and advice on teaching absolute beginners.
Teachers are often asked to evaluate learner progress during courses, maybe by preparing progress tests. Teachers often feel unsure as to the best way to do this. Here are some ideas.
Steve Buckledee employs a poetic strategy for getting students to examine language in greater detail.