Monthly Archives: July 2014

I’m in the class, but am I teaching?

I should perhaps also be asking if the students are learning, as well as if I’m teaching. I certainly didn’t feel that much was happening last Tuesday. I had set my students the task of reading an article (with the … Continue reading

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Bottom-up decoding: reading and listening for the future

Originally posted on Oxford University Press:
Image source: http://images.cdn.fotopedia.com/flickr-281194868-hd.jpg Mark Bartram, a teacher trainer and materials writer, explores different approaches for processing written and spoken text, and how they can be integrated into the English language classroom.  Are you a top-downer…

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Twittering on?

I recently decided to join the twitterati for professional purposes: I wasn’t really sure what I was letting myself in for (I’m still not!) or how to go about using Twitter to my advantage. There is a wealth of information … Continue reading

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