Archive for September 2011

Friday 30 September 2011

Digital Play Webinar

by Helen Beesley

Digital Play authors Kyle Mawer and Graham Stanley gave a very successful webinar entitled Digital Playtime in ELT on Friday 23rd September. Read on to find out more and to watch the webinar recording.

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Wednesday 28 September 2011

The register of phrasal verbs

by Liz Walter

When we were writing the examples and texts used in Phrasal Verbs for Natural English, a recurring problem was spotting rogue phrasal verbs that had crept into them. We had a rule that only the phrasal verbs being specifically practised in the unit should be used, to avoid confusing or overloading our students. This proved […]

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Tuesday 27 September 2011

The register of phrasal verbs

by Liz Walter

When we were writing the examples and texts used in Phrasal Verbs for Natural English, a recurring problem was spotting rogue phrasal verbs that had crept into them. We had a rule that only the phrasal verbs being specifically practised in the unit should be used, to avoid confusing or overloading our students. This proved […]

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Sunday 11 September 2011

What is a phrasal verb?

by Kate Woodford

Everyone agrees that phrasal verbs are an integral part of the English language, but does anyone agree on what a phrasal verb actually is? Well, I’m happy to say that Liz Walter (my co-author on Phrasal Verbs for Natural English) and I are in broad agreement, but you may have other ideas… The first characteristic […]

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Tuesday 6 September 2011

Rebecca Sewell

by Helen Beesley

It was the need to escape an inappropriate boyfriend that propelled me into EFL. I thought I could travel to exciting countries and use my love of words, inherited from my doting grandfather, in a more attainable way than by writing novels or being a rock-chick (two ambitions I still hold actually). Whilst never actually […]

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