Tag Archives: Creativity

New articles and worksheets Nov 08 Part Two

As I haven’t said for a while, the real purpose of this blog isn’t pontificating on all things TEFL (not sure how I started doing that, maybe WordPress is haunted by a malevolent spirit?) but to give links to my … Continue reading

Posted in Grammar, Grammar games, Lesson planning, Materials, Modals, Photocopiable worksheets, Present perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, reported speech, TEFL | Tagged | Leave a comment

23 Experiences of Language Teaching

Finished reading the Experience of Language Teaching a week or two ago, and here are some of my favourite quotes: on continuous enrollment “like teaching on a moving bus, or in the middle of a railway station, with people coming … Continue reading

Posted in CELTA, Cultural differences/ cultural training, Experience of Language Teaching, Grammar, Lesson planning, MA TESOL, Problem students, Teacher training, Teaching young learners, TEFL, TEFL games, TEFL in the UK, TEFL qualifications, TEFL working conditions, textbooks | Tagged | 6 Comments

New TEFL articles October 2008

I have to fly away from my Yahoo BB internet connection now, and I may be some time. So while I am gone from cyberspace, you all have a chance to read the over 200 articles I’ve written elsewhere- starting … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative teaching techniques, Business English and ESP, Classroom dynamics, Classroom management, Cultural differences/ cultural training, ELT publishing, Error correction, getting into ELT publishing, Grammar, Needs analysis, Photocopiable worksheets, Pre-experience learners, Problem students, Skills, Speaking, Teaching English Abroad, Teaching English in Finland, Teaching English in Japan, Teaching shy students, TEFL, TEFL career planning | Tagged | 3 Comments

An alternative way of planning your lessons

1. Put a metal plate by the side of your sofa 2. Hold a spoon in your left hand  3. Lie on your sofa with your left hand draped over the plate

Posted in Lesson planning, links, TEFL, TEFL celebs/ TEFL heroes and villains, TEFL heroes- Alan Maley, TESOL | Tagged | Leave a comment