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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Reading, Using Ken Lackman’s prep-free approach for IELTS

A New Way to Teach Reading In Ken Lackman's talk on 'A New Way to Teach Reading' at IATEFL 2015, he argued that the way we teach reading is no longer relevant because the classroom isn't the only place for English--students have access to English texts all the time through the Internet.  They can practice reading whenever …

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