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Really Learn the Most Useful Telephoning Phrases (over 100 pages of stimulating self-study practice and useful solo speaking activities)

(Over 500) articles

Articles by topic

Articles by place

(Over 1500) photocopiable classroom activities organised by topic (including links to my stuff on Onestopenglish and Usingenglish)

Games/ worksheets

Lists of useful language (minimal pairs, functional language, etc – for students and teachers)

Lists of useful language for ESL – COMING SOON

Highlights of this blog

The least pointless of my first 1000 posts

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Tips for Brits in Tokyo



10 Responses to articles etc

  1. Pingback: Lots of really useful articles for TD |

  2. Dido Walker says:

    Alex did you do your TESOL Diploma in Tunbridge Wells Kent by any chance in 1992. I think I remember the name. Great Blog and I thought I would say hello as I am looking for work in Sussex for the summer at the moment so these tips are really helpful

  3. alexcase says:

    Nope, not me, was just finishing my degree in 92. Thanks for the positive feedback and good luck with the job search.

  4. Mariana says:

    Alex I read the information you posted dealing with the pronunciation of ch and sh of ESL learners, It is really interesting. I am doing a research about it here in Chile so I would really appreciate more information about it. Where can I find more information related to the pronunciation problems of sh /ch in learners? do you have any research of this? Thank you.. i´ll be waiting for your answer…

  5. alexcase says:

    I guess you mean the list of minimal pairs. Don’t have much to add to that myself, but this book probably has something else about it:

    Or there’s always Ship or Sheep.

  6. Jr Lagos says:

    Hi Alex, I would like to ask that how can I join asba teacher in my english club 17? I want to become a teacher.

  7. alexcase says:

    Not sure exactly what you mean. If you mean, I’m afraid I don’t have any connection to that site anymore.

  8. Jr Lagos says:

    So where are you working now?

  9. Abel says:

    Hi Alex, I,m a Spanish teacher in Kansai area. I would like to say congratulations for your blog. Really helpful. By chance, do you have some info regarding the non verbal politeness in japanese classrooms?.

    Abel Alvarez

  10. alexcase says:

    Top two articles here mention that I seem to remember

    If not, I’ll have a more thorough search because I’m sure I’ve done something on it.

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