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Roots and Treetops - week 2

Roots and Treetops - week 2

Roots and Treetops - week 2

Week 2

Now into their second week, the Roots and Treetoppers have settled into a daily rhythm of English lessons, workshops and a vibrant social life. People who first arrived as strangers are now close friends, and a multitude of regular social groupings have formed outside classes. Today I’m handing over to the students for a round…

Roots and Treetops Family

Roots and Treetops Family

Roots and Treetops Family

Welcome everyone!

I’m Melissa Kennedy and I’m blogging from our British Council Roots and Treetops project. This project is an EU-funded Programme of intensive English lessons and EU engagement for 120 young Belarusians. It consists of three parts: a month-long summer intensive course based in Krakow, nine months of Skype conversation classes,  a second month-long…

Teaching Kindergarten and Early Primary

Teaching Kindergarten and Early Primary

Teaching Kindergarten and Early Primary

Calling all YL Kindergarten and Early Primary teachers – welcome and witamy!

Questions on YL Teachers’ minds

Do you enjoy teaching little kids as much as we do at British Council Poland? Are you keen on finding out more ideas about how to make Young Learner classes more enjoyable for…

English as a Lingua Franca

English as a Lingua Franca

English as a Lingua Franca

Hi everyone my name is Kay.

All about me…….

I have been teaching English as a Foreign language in the UK for the last four years. I have also recently completed my MA in TESOL research. Apart from teaching, I am particularly interested in researching second language acquisition and learning how current SLA findings can…

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

Hello everyone!

A teacher’s job is never done…. but it should be!

We’ve blogged previously about how busy we teachers are and all the different, competing demands we face. So, this week make a pledge to: 1. enjoy the Spring sunshine by saving lots of prep-time 2. get that feel-good-factor by putting off doing piles of photocopying and instead  continue to…….