Tags » EFL » Page 2

Lessons from abroad #2 – Petroleum Dreams

Three years ago, when we were leaving China, Nat and I had no idea where we were going to go. We thought about a few countries to visit, but then our friends Nick and Emily encouraged us to go to Thailand where they had recently been on a teaching course. 429 more words


How to make your students cry (Part 3)

Reading the signs

Don’t worry, this post marks the end of Blubfest 2014. But one of the best things about embarking on this little blog series has been hearing other people’s stories. 1,338 more words


Is learning a language like war?

Is learning a language like war where anything and everything is valid to get your goals?

In fact, it’s probably more like a street fight a la ‘Bridget Jones’. 141 more words


Beginner (A1,A2) Speaking whose is this?

“Whose watch is this? It is Arthur’s.” In this lesson you will practice speaking about someone’s possession.

Click on the link below to download and print this… 10 more words


EFL classroom activities and resources for Halloween

As Halloween is nearly upon us, Stacey Hughes, teacher trainer in the Professional Development team at OUP, has been busy creating a collection of ghostly classroom activities for you to use with your class.  246 more words

Adults / Young Adults

Perspectives on developing a ‘learning organisation’ approach to PD – Part 1

This is the first in a short series of blog posts inspired by Adrian Underhill’s workshop on Developing a ‘learning organisation’ approach to PD, which he delivered at various locations in Australia recently. 1,487 more words

Professional Development

How to bring abstract words to life

As educators, we often rely on pictures to teach new vocabulary to students. It works perfectly for concrete words. A quick search on Google Images will often give us the exact image we need to illustrate such words as… 356 more words

English Language Teaching