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“Just as the theatre director breathes life into the written word, so the teacher must bring the coursebook off of the page and into the world.”

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“Don’t try to re-invent the wheel…just try and blow a little air into the tyre every so often.”

Carl Stevens – Carl’s Good Friday teaching tip (2014)

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Glass Elephants, Leather Lions and Golden Giraffes

This quick filler activity gets students thinking creatively and revises vocabulary related to materials and animals (perhaps best employed following a recent study of the former). 169 more words

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How do you learn English?

How  do you go about learning English? For some of you it may be that you listen to the radio, perhaps you watch TV and try and pick up a few words. 222 more words


“Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing it takes in.”

Leonardo da Vinci

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“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.”

Charlotte Bronte

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