Tim Goodier takes a look at the many opportunities for developing mediation skills in the language classroom using existing activities and resources.
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Stephanie Hirschman explains why teaching can be compared to a walk in the woods.
Dr. Jason Skeet explores five key principles for assessment for learning, as well as the accompanying ideas for classroom practice.
Riccardo Chiappini explores how practising mediation in class with appropriate tasks can help students widen their range of valuable communication strategies and knowledge and find their place in the 21st century.
Jade Blue illustrates how to present English learners with authentic texts effectively.
Riccardo Chiappini and Ethan Mansur give tips on how to create and make the most of Mediation tasks in the ELT classroom.
Kieran Donaghy sums up the Image Conference in three words: innovative, practical and effective. Here's why.
Preparing students for the IELTS test? Well here are a few tips and ideas from Richard Twigg to help you.
Steve Tulk looks at why it is more important than ever to consider how students make the decision to either re-enroll or stop studying.
We all know about the traditional four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. But what about the fifth skill of ’viewing’? Kieran Donaghy, expert in the use of visual arts in language teaching, explains what viewing is, why it’s important and how you can implement it in the classroom.
Why is speaking a foreign language so difficult, and how can we help our students do it better? Teacher and editor Emma Fox explains why speaking is so challenging and offers a range of activities and techniques you can take straight to the classroom.