Book review: Egghead

Egghead (Michael Lacey Freeman, 2015) is an A2 level graded reader for teens from ELI Publishing. It is an autobiographical story of the author’s experience […]

TEFL Tiglets #2

Following on from my original post on TEFL Sniglets (Tiglets), here are a few more words that should be in our TEFL dictionaries but aren’t… […]

Book review: ELI Vocabulary in Pictures

This week I received a huge box of resources from ELI Publishing. The first book that caught my eye was ELI Vocabulary in Pictures, which […]

Book review: Loving London

Loving London by Angela Tomkinson is an A2 level reader for teens. It provides 26 short texts on London (alphabetical), covering a whole range of […]

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 […]

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