Roleplaying from home

June 11, 2012

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SGI Guest Post (3) Here’s the third in a short series of guest posts I’m writing for St George International (SGI). Roleplaying from home Will keep you posted on future installments!

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F*ck! The f*cking f*cker’s f*ucked!

June 6, 2012

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Well, I finally kept my promise! After years and years of putting off students’ requests to know more about “bad” language, a few weeks ago I decided to give a B2.2 group the low-down on the wonderful world of English profanity. Of course, my intention was not to encourage students to use English swear words […]

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Teaching Unleashed : Don’t Dog Me!

May 16, 2012

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In this lesson students deal with the issue of dangerous dogs, then go on to discuss the broader relationships that humans have with their canine chums. It is based around a BBC video in which a local MP confronts the owner of a Staffordshire pitbull terrier in a public park. The lesson also includes conversation, […]

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Photo Opportunities

April 30, 2012

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SGI Guest Post (2) Here’s the second in a short series of guest posts I’m writing for St George International (SGI). Photo Opportunities Will keep you posted on future installments!

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There’s a “mapp” for that!

April 12, 2012

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SGI Guest Post (1) Just a quick post to let you know that over the coming weeks I’ll be writing a short series of guest posts for St George International (SGI). Here’s the first installment, which suggests a few ways of how to use on-line maps with your students. Will keep you posted on future […]

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Do You Tattoo?

March 29, 2012

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You’ve probably heard of Luke Meddings and Lindsay Clandfield‘s valiant attempt (“52″) to embrace PARSNIP subjects¬†(politics, alcohol, religion, sex, narcotics, isms and pork) and offer an alternative to the anodyne homogeneity that often envelops ELT. Well, I reckon they’ve missed one out: Tattoos! The taboo on the tattoo is, in my opinion, ridiculous. I’m sure […]

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Add voice recording to your blog

March 22, 2012

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SPEAKPIPE

Have you ever embedded a video in a blog and asked your students to leave a written comment? Ever thought, “it’d be great if they could leave recorded audio comments too”? If the answer to both these questions is yes, Speakpipe may be just what you’re looking for. By simply pasting a snippet of code […]

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