Tag Archives: first impressions

Three things for a first class

I’d like to share a post I wrote recently for the British Council Teaching English blog site. It may be a bit late for some of you, or maybe not really relevant at this time of year, but hopefully some … Continue reading

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First impressions – a guest post by Sandy Millin

I am delighted to be able to welcome back Sandy Millin as a guest blogger to Close Up.  I met Sandy through Twitter and we’ve worked on a couple of things together already, including a joint post on using cuisenaire … Continue reading

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Mental snapshots

These slightly nostalgic thoughts were inspired by Vicky Loras and Mick Stout and their tales of first days and new jobs.   It got me thinking about first impressions and new places and a habit I’ve grown out of as a … Continue reading

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