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In this extract, Brian Tomlinson looks at why we should be creative with our coursebook and suggests some interesting ideas for teachers to experiment with in class.

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.

Alan Maley suggests some excellent ideas for how to set up the conditions in the classroom in order to enhance creativity.

The British Council sponsored the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate: bringing pronunciation to the fore'. Here we have the session given by Piers Messum on 'What to teach before you teach sounds'.

This webinar focuses on helping teachers, rather than learners, with developing their own creative thinking skills so that they, in turn can do a great job with their learners. There are useful ideas for teacher educators and teachers.

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.

Katie Quartano and Paul Shaw's practical talk shows how Disabled Access Friendly’s award-winning resources can help teachers explore mobility disability issues, develop students’ social conscience, make lessons meaningful, and encourage critical thinking.

The British Council sponsored the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate: bringing pronunciation to the fore'. Here we have the session given by Adrian Underhill, on 'Proprioception in learning new sounds, words and connected speech'.

The British Council sponsored the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate: bringing pronunciation to the fore'. Here we have the session given by Mark Hancock, author of 'Pronunciation games'.

The British Council were the sponsors of the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate: bringing pronunciation to the fore'. Here we have the first plenary session recording with David and Ben Crystal who reflect on some of the issues that arose when writing their recent book, 'You Say Potato: A Book About Accents'.

This webinar suggests how tutors can help international students who are entering Higher Education, to develop their academic writing skills, by focusing on reader expectation and on academic requirements and principles.

Blandine Akoue, Jean-Clair Nguemba Ndong, Justine Okomo Allogo, Adrian Tennant

’Starter Teachers: A methodology course for the classroom’ is aimed at equipping teacher trainers in low-resource contexts with skills and techniques they can use to play an active role in starter teachers’ continuous professional development. The book is the work of participants from a Hornby Regional School held by British Council Senegal in Libreville, Gabon in September 2014.

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