EnglishUK Conference 2016

On 12 November I had the pleasure of attending the English UK Conference here in London.  It was an inspiring day, opening with Laura Patsko's insightful plenary on English as a lingua franca (ELF) in the multilingual classroom and finishing with the entertaining Ken Wilson and 10 quotes to make you think.  Here are some …

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4, 6, 8, teaching past continuous

This was a fabulous idea mentioned by Nicky Hockly in her talk at the IATEFL LAMSIG and LonDOSA event this weekend. It's so simple and yet I can imagine so effective--I can't wait to use it with my students. Get your students to set their alarms (on their smart phones of course) for 4 o'clock, …

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