Tag Archives: A-Z of ELT

Scott Thornbury: A is for Aspect (2) & (1)

In this video, Scott addresses “perfect” aspect. His insights are enlightening. For starters, he points out that tense and aspect are two different “Beasts”, as he colorfully calls it. By “Beasts” he means ways of looking at events and situations. … Continue reading

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Reflection on Professional Development in a Principled Way: P is for Practised Control

Source: An A – Z of ELT (Scott Thornbury’s blog) http://scottthornbury.wordpress.com/2011/05/29/p-is-for-practised-control/ Every week, early on Sunday morning, there appears with regularity an intriguing, engaging, informative blog post by Scott Thornbury on his blog, “An A – Z of ELT. Today … Continue reading

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“F” is for Focus On Form: A Dialogue With Scott Thornbury

Pssst! Hey teacher! Yes, you, Teacher of English as a Foreign Language. I’m talking to you? EFL Teacher: Who, me? Me: Yes, you. How would you like to have a dialogue with Scott Thornbury? EFL Teacher: Isn’t he one of … Continue reading

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