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Discussion at a conference

Discussion at a conference

Events in September and October

Annual Conference for Teachers of English Engage: Making teaching and learning more engaging for all 13 – 14 September 2014, Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)

Malaysia International Conference on English Language Teaching – MICELT 2014 Enabling Research, Making it Meet Practice 13 – 15 September 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

INTERSPEECH 2014 Celebrating…

Aung Sun Suu Kyi welcomes the EfECT trainers to Burma

Aung Sun Suu Kyi welcomes the EfECT trainers to Burma

Aung Sun Suu Kyi welcomes the EfECT trainers to Burma

Aung Sun Suu Kyi, Burmese democracy icon, visited the British Council in Yangon yesterday to welcome English for Education College Trainers (EfECT) trainers to the country and to express her hope that the project would realise its goal of improving levels of English as well as encouraging participants to become better teachers. EfECT was launched…

Learn about British culture and improve your English for free

Learn about British culture and improve your English for free

Learn about British culture and improve your English for free

Increase your confidence in English and learn more about British culture with the new, free Exploring English: Language and Culture course.  If you have a general interest in learning more about language and culture or want to improve your English for work, travel or study, this course is for you.  All you need is an internet connection,…

CELTA Success - Jenny Teo

CELTA Success - Jenny Teo

CELTA Success - Jenny Teo

Wanting a change of career Jenny Teo took the CELTA at the Teacher Development Centre in Singapore.  She tells us how CELTA has helped her develop a new career and move abroad.

Prior to the CELTA, I had a long and fairly successful career in marketing and communications for corporate, non-profit and government sectors in…

Using pictures to start a discussion about other cultures

Using pictures to start a discussion about other cultures

Using pictures to start a discussion about other cultures

After carrying out teacher training in Taiwan, trainer Steven Murray came back with lots of useful advice. A previous article looked at dealing with mixed ability classes and maximizing learning opportunities for young learners.

Two other areas the teachers learnt about were:

How can we incorporate aspects of culture into our English classrooms? How can…