Found on MyEnglishTeacher.eu Blog on Tue 18th Jun 13
This pretty infographic was originally spotted on the OUP ELT Global blog, who in turn found it on the Kaplan Blog. I reproduce it here for your interest and amusement and because it looks pretty.Frankly, I think the title is misleading. It doesn’t tell
Found on Language Log on Tue 18th Jun 13
Sanette Tanaka, "Fancy Real-Estate Listing, Fancier Verbiage", WSJ 6/6/2013:Savvy real-estate agents know it's not just what you say. It's how long it takes you to say it.More-expensive homes go hand-in-hand with longer real-estate agents' remarksthe language
Summary of BESIG Online Conference Session Nick Robinson: How (and why) to join a group of materials writers?
Found on English for the workplace on Sun 16th Jun 13
This session was delivered by Nick Robinson, who is one of the coordinators of the Materials Writing SIG (MaW SIG) – at impressively high speed due to technical difficulties taking over the first half of the session!The aim of the session was to give
Found on close up on Sat 15th Jun 13
At The Image Conference at Barcelona last weekend (June 8) I spokeabout three types of images I like to use and explore in class. The first was, of course,close ups. Like the one below for example. I think close-ups are … Continue reading →
Found on Lizzie Pinard's World of Teaching and EFL: on Fri 14th Jun 13
Rose Senior is the author of many excellent articles on English teaching, as well as a brilliant book, The Experience of Language Teaching (Cambridge University Press). I recently invited her to write the introduction to my latest book, The ELT Daily Journal.
Found on life is a feast on Thu 13th Jun 13
2009 was a singular year in my life. I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had to stay home during the treatment. As I couldnt be in a real classroom, I moderated an online course for teachers. During my treatment, one of the participants of the course lost