TEFL Games: Answer Smash!

I used this game at the end of class last week. It was just for fun, although I guess you could tweak it to cover […]

10 pronunciation books for DipTESOL trainees

Here’s my suggested reading list for the phonology component of the DipTESOL. I don’t want to mislead you – the course is 9 months long […]

Webinar: Teaching English pronunciation for a real world (Laura Patsko)

This webinar from November 2018 is a good introduction to the concept of English as a Lingua Franca. The hour-long session gives an overview the […]

How to get a CELTA Pass A

I passed the CELTA with a grade A. There’s my certificate… There are already some good posts around on how to get a Pass A […]

30 Role-plays for TEFL

Do you want to bring some drama and creativity into class? Are you looking for new ways to motivate and engage your teen/adult learners? Are […]

Lesson idea: Kahoot! for capitalisation and punctuation

A few months ago I mentioned word stress games using Kahoot! This app has also come in handy recently for practising punctuation/capitalisation. I just display […]

Review: Language Fuel online training

I love a freebie! I‘ve just completed a two-week free trial of Language Fuel. Overall, I give it an ELTplanning thumbs up. Skip to the […]

How sanitized is your coursebook?

Tut! Coursebooks with their PARSNIP policy. You’ve literally given me nothing this term – not even a shred of controversy. First, there was that unit […]

Pronunciation articles for DipTESOL students

I’m trying to persuade our DipTESOL students to engage with some pronunciation-related research. I’ve hand-picked these five articles for their relevance to our context (well, […]

Lesson idea: introducing recipes, cooking, food

Here’s a simple idea for introducing recipes. Put these QR codes up around the room: These all link to one minute recipes on Seonkyoung Longest’s […]

Insight into a synthetic syllabus

Views are my own in this post. I teach from a synthetic syllabus at my school and the following attributes are true of it… it’s […]

Proverbs & Quotations with Visuals

As anyone on Social Media will know, their feeds will often contain motivational quotations and accompanying images. And, as anyone who has learnt another language […]

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