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This webinar looks at the teaching of English as a Foreign language in pre-primary education and shares the results of a project which investigated the effectiveness of incorporating an English learning area into the children’s play options.
Gavin Dudeney talks about personal learning networks (PLNs) and provides some practical suggestions for how to develop your PLN using Twitter.
This report highlights the findings from a study into English language teachers’ attitudes and preferences for using technology for professional development in South Asia. The study was conducted with the support of the research agencies ZingerLabs and EZ Vidya, based in India, and surveyed 892 teachers across the region.
The webinar explores the reasons behind the failure to implement learner-centred approaches in developing world contexts. Attempts to promote a balanced approach to pedagogy through a teacher education project in Burma are showcased.
This book presents an up-to-date panorama in Spanish of the teaching of English in state schools in Venezuela. It is aimed primarily at EFL teachers and researchers, as well as education authorities who design and implement language policy. The book is the result of an extensive research project carried out throughout the country by groups of researchers from ten local universities, under the coordination of the British Council in Venezuela.
Edited by Alan Maley and Nik Peachey
The focus of this book is on practical activities which can help to nurture, develop and motivate our students.
With the aim to support policy and programme development, this research provides an in-depth, holistic assessment of English language learning in each of seven Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.
Drawing on findings from a mixed methods research project investigating global practices in teaching English to young learners, this webinar identifies key factors affecting the implementation of primary school English.
Dyslexic language learners have been long neglected in the field of language teaching despite the fact they constitute about ten percent of the student population. This webinar shares practical ideas from the award-winning DysTEFL project.
This webinar looks into the background of burnout and shares some teachers’ ideas about how stay away from it.
Edited by Professor Chris Kennedy
This publication provides an informed overview of English language teaching in the Islamic Republic of Iran from the viewpoint of local practitioners and researchers, for the enrichment of ELT professionals worldwide.
English proficiency levels in Brazil are still very low, with only around 5% of Brazilians stating they have some knowledge of English. How can effective English teaching be implemented to reach the emerging middle classes? What are the aims and expectations of these learners? This report answers these questions and explores the specific needs of different groups. It is relevant to teachers, school managers, academics and policy makers interested in the teaching of English in Brazil.