‘Flipping’ the classroom: easier than we think?

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In the last couple of years, I’ve occasionally come across articles and conference presentations on the topic of ‘the flipped classroom’. It’s a concept that’s not new, but when I brought it up in conversations with a number of colleagues (I was talking about an upcoming presentation for IATEFL), I realised that few of us […]

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Life after IELTS – helping students to meet academic (writing) expectations

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How to best help students to make the transition from IELTS essays to academic writing? How can we help students when they realise that writing styles and levels of formality that may have worked fine in an IELTS essay are suddenly regarded as inappropriate at university? Els van Geyte, author of the Writing title in […]

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Dictionary evolution: Exploiting modern referencing tools to the max

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Julie Moore & Lisa Sutherland held a session on ‘Dictionary evolution: Exploiting modern referencing tools to the max‘ at IATEFL in Manchester. Their presentation slides are now available, and they include plenty of practical teaching tips and information about future plans for the Collins Corpus.  Download Slides: Dictionary evolution: Exploiting modern referencing tools to the […]

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