Author Archives: alexcase

New jobs vocabulary page

I’ve published a stack of PDFs on names of jobs over the years, so not sure how I never thought of making a page of worksheets on the topic before, but here it finally is: Jobs vocabulary page – NEW … Continue reading

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New TEFL articles and printables spring 2019

Newest ones not mentioned before top of each section. Lists of useful language The big list of classroom language with gestures – NEW New TEFL Articles Using body language and gestures to teach grammar – NEW 52 TPR grammar games … Continue reading

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New grammar for IELTS page

New article, new worksheets, old worksheets and places for upcoming worksheets on the most vital grammar points for IELTS on my new page on the topic here: IELTS grammar page

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New describing objects page

Put up a new worksheet on “How long is it?”, “What does it look like?” etc and then realised there was no page on the topic. So now there is one, with links to related stuff on colours, materials, etc: … Continue reading

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Updated guide to Cambridge Proficiency books

I’ve recently been researching the next book for my Cambridge CPE class and found that all the info online is out of date, so thought I’d summarise my findings here. The only CPE textbooks which are updated for the post-2013 … Continue reading

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Lots of new British and American English resources

Over the last few months I’ve put up articles on teaching UK and US grammar, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation, numbers, body language and gestures, dates and times, and functional language, plus carefully collated lists of the important vocabulary differences to teach … Continue reading

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More bad IELTS tips

I recently published a list of 32 bad IELTS tips. That seemed like a lot, but then I remembered even more bad advice from textbooks, websites and students which I think is worth a mention. Would love to hear other people’s ideas too. … Continue reading

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The most TEFLtastic photocopiables of 2018

In approximate order of how often I have used them and am likely to use them myself. They are all also on the pages for each topic, and mentioned in any relevant TEFLtastic Classics posts on the most adaptable TEFL games … Continue reading

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The most TEFLtastic articles of 2018

As my last article of the year is already up, I thought I’d give a list of all the ones in 2018, in approximate order of how often I’ve been using those ideas in my own classes. If you’ve found any … Continue reading

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New TEFL stuff autumn 2018

Most recent top of each section New teaching materials pages Imperative games, worksheets, stories and songs Quantifiers page New TEFL articles How to teach British and American functional language How to teach giving and asking for directions British and American … Continue reading

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