An elementary English language teacher in the USA has been suspended without pay and fined $750 after allegedly helping students with the State’s maths tests. Maria Munoz-Sobrino of Lakeland, Florida ‘did not contest the allegations’ that she explained test items and gave ‘clues… and hints’ to ELL students
The Multilingual Instructor:
What foreign language teachers say about their experience and why it matters
Claire Kramsch and Lihua Zhang
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Collins ISBN: 978-0-00-824967-0
WHETHER or not you know the end of this famous story from the ‘queen of crime’, there is much for intermediate students to enjoy in this graded reader involving fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
Reviews by Pete Sharma for Bournemouth English Book Centre: www.bebc.co.uk
Language school principal, Mark Rendell, has made his film debut. He appears in The Bromley Boys, a feel good film that is set for release on DVD next month.
The school which opened this summer follows the government’s support for ‘in-country ELT with a 3-national-language policy of Kyrgyz, Russian, and English’, according to the British Study Centres (BSC).
The Egyptian Government has confirmed that, from this month, EFL will form part of the kindergarten curriculum for 4-6 year olds, the Egyptian Street reported.
A Malaysian teacher with 12 years' professional experience in New Zealand cannot register with the national Education Council unless she sits for the IELTS exam, the NZ Herald online reported.
A Mexican English language teacher has been denied entry to the UK for her wedding due to her IELTS results. According to the Independent newspaper, UK immigration authorities refused her a visa on the grounds that 'the English language test she completed was not approved for settlement’.