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, textbooks, Working conditions | 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