Monthly Archives: February 2014

What’s my role?

[part of an on-going series about teaching an A1.1 class using a negotiated-syllabus approach] As soon as we’d finished our class yesterday, I sat down at the computer to write a summary – not for the class, but for myself.  … Continue reading

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exam time

(this is a version a post which was published on the British Council Teaching English blog) Last month was mid-term exam and reports time.  At the meeting where we discussed the logistics and practicalities of exam-setting and report-writing, I must … Continue reading

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following a thread

A storm has blown up once again in the blogosphere over grammar McNuggets and it got me thinking about how I serve them up with my present class of beginners. So I decided to pick out one particular nugget and … Continue reading

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