Tag Archives: ESOL

#FREE #Book! The Chilean National #English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014 #ASMSG #MondayBlogs #edchat #ell #efl #eslchat

Wow! 2015 is off to a fast start with so many things happening for me personally and professionally. I start the year off, appropriately, with a free book for my readership. But first, to catch up on the news, I … Continue reading

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Preparación Simce Inglés 2012: Estudio de Caso “Colegio Blas Pascal de Osorno”

En el mundo de los negocios, se suele analizar casos reales para aplicar lo aprendido en la practica. Es decir, se usan la experiencia de otros para prepararse para el éxito. Esto es el motivo de la presente estudio de … Continue reading

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Interview Reflections: Have Fun With English!

Interview Reflections This past week I was interviewed by the students at my school, Colegio Internacional SEK. They were doing a unit on immigrants and immigration, and since I’m one of the few English-speaking, immigrants who work in the English … Continue reading

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Storytelling

Storytelling. What do you do first? Right. You get their attention…

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Cambridge ESOL Exams: PET & FCE Writing

PET is an exam for people who can use everyday written and spoken English at an intermediate level. It covers all four language skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking. Preparing for the exam is a popular way to develop … Continue reading

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Authentic Listening: What’s London Really Like?

Transcript below. Listening practice for learners of English. For more useful and free learning English podcasts visit http://teacherluke.podomatic.com Video Tapescript: Luke: So what’s the best thing about being in London for you? Man with red tie: The food Luke: Really? … Continue reading

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Cutting Funding 4 English Lessons: A False Economy says Alan Tuckett (and Thomas Baker)

Source: Alan Tuckett The Guardian, Tuesday 26 April 2011 http://bit.ly/eKLe7j “Cutting funding for English lessons is a false economy. Britain’s poorest communities have been helped by ESOL classes, but many will now lose out”, says Alan Tuckett. Thomas Baker: “ESOL … Continue reading

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FCE Speaking Exam – Video 2 of 2

Cambridge English: First – at a glance http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exams/general-english/fce.html Cambridge English: First is set at Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. B2 is the level of English needed to: •start working in an English speaking environment … Continue reading

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Teachers helping Teachers by David Deubelbeiss #ELTchat #edtech #edchat #ukedchat #education #esl #efl #CCK11

There is a new course book out – Teach | Learn, by David Deubelbeiss. I’m going to be reviewing this innovative coursebook in a later post. For now, I thought it best to let David introduce you to the coursebook. … Continue reading

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#CCK11 – The Connectivist Writes: A Jig-Saw Creative Writing Lesson #ELTchat

Our journey begins. Are you ready? The first step, for some, is the hardest step of all. The most difficult step. Are you thinking, what I think you are thinking? You see, I’m thinking, that you are thinking, that I’m … Continue reading

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