Category: Guest Post

Training and Development for Teachers and Learners

Online Teacher Development Works Best – 15 Reasons Why

This post was originally written for Nik Peachey’s Learning Technology Blog and it has been reproduced here with his kind permission.  I’ve started this article with quite a bold statement, but it’s a conclusion that I have been coming too over the course of quite a few years now. I should really put this into…
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My Learning English journey

For the May #ELTchat challenge, I am handing over our blog to one of my Business English students, Adrian, who has managed to develop a host of helpful learning strategies to use outside the classroom, independently of his teacher. Adrian has travelled a long distance from studying in a fairly traditional learning environment to turning…
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A week away…A week together…

Our guest post this month was written by Dina Dobrou, a teacher who followed our CELTA  course in July 2010 and who was one of  our first trainees who took to Twitter like a duck to water! Dina’s post is an account of a week of free Professional Development which Berni Wall offers to a…
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The Power of Words

Every day we transmit and receive thousands of messages in many ways – language is just one of those ways. Words are the means we use in order to communicate with others and process incoming information.  But how do words affect the quality of our communication, and more importantly, how do our lexical choices impact…
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