thinking about language teaching


November 2012

Online Teaching Tool:

In his webinar at the recent International House Teachers' Online Conference, Shaun Wilden mentioned Muzy is one of my many "takeaways" from Shaun's session - and for want of a better description is an online photo collage generator. ¬†You... Continue Reading →


Is reading allowed, aloud?

Many years ago I had something of a disagreement with a colleague who, in a class I had watched, had the learners read aloud from a chapter of Roald Dahl's autobiography "Going Solo". ¬†Paragraph by paragraph, they went round the... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm and Write On – #IHTOC3

For those that may have missed it, here are the slides (as pdf) from the webinar I gave at the IH Teachers' Online Conference on 3rd November. The session was a look at common problems learners have with writing for... Continue Reading →

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