Items tagged: "elt"

Sunday 11 September 2011

What is a phrasal verb?

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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Monday 29 November 2010

ELT and the Crisis in Education: Digital Literacy

In my last post ( ELT and the Crisis in Education – Part 2 )I touched on the area of digital literacies and made the assertion that these are, at least in part, the responsibility of the EFL /ESL teacher. This is an issue that I believe is fundamental to changing the way EFL / [...]

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Sunday 7 November 2010

ELT and the Crisis in Education

In this first blog posting I’d like us to look at some of the major issues that are affecting education at this time and try to examine them in relation to English language teaching and how they may affect it.

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Saturday 25 July 2009

ELT in Images – roads and book covers

When we (the series editors and publisher at Delta) were talking about the new Teacher Development Book Series we had a long discussion about book covers. There’s a saying “don’t judge a book by its cover”, but I find I judge books by their covers all the time. A good cover should be noticeable from [...]

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Tuesday 21 July 2009

ELT in Images – The Terminator

Well, this is a slightly different image this time and it is probably influenced by a lot of the stuff I’ve been reading online recently about teaching and technology. There have been arguments back and forth about the effect of modern technology on education, especially IWBs (Interactive White Boards). Are they a blessing or a [...]

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