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How to really teach interrupting - don't!

Teaching business meetings and academic discussions to Japanese learners means sooner or later having to deal with their real weak point – turn taking. I’ve therefore slowly built up what could well be… 205 more words

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New year, new name - (just) TEFLtastic

Although TEFLtastic was started up simply to help the owner/ editor of TEFL.net try out his (now long gone) blogging platform for teachers, I slowly worked out that I could host a whole site with the help of WordPress, and that worksheets were a lot more useful and welcome than navel gazing and attempts at humour. 136 more words

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The best of 2016 - TEFL worksheets

Photocopiable classroom activities that I’d definitely use again, in no particular order:

Good & Bad Travel English Responses (like TOEIC listening with typical, and often amusing, mistakes and confusions) 306 more words

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The best of 2016 - TEFL articles

No actual blogging in 2016, so instead two posts on my favourite stuff I’ve published this year. My own highlight was actually finally finishing a book… 93 more words

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More new stuff in 2016

Updated 27 December 2016

On top of loads of new stuff on Xmas, telephoning, Cambridge Proficiency, etc that I’ve already mentioned, have put up these new articles and photocopiable materials in the rest of this year: 244 more words

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On missing Welsh

Don’t get me wrong– I love the English language. I‘m the typical English student- I read books more than I do anything else, and I‘m usually distracted during conversation because a phrase someone just used has started me thinking about some random Hamlet quote or something equally irrelevant. 634 more words