Thursday, June 13, 2024

Issue 463 - Jan/Feb 2019

OUT OF THE BOX

Challenge inappropriate behavior A policy on bullying and harassment is not enough to protect employers or their staff, warns Varinder Unlu With all the recent high-profile events and cases of harassment...

‘We’ve run out of students: on your bike, mate.’

Point of View Des Ryan The Irish EFL industry could be a win-win for everyone if the income were...

English Medium Instruction

Content and Language in Policy and Practice Ernesto Macaro Oxford University Press: Oxford Applied Linguistics ISBN: 978-0-19-440396-2 EMI (English Medium Instruction) is...

Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate 3rd Edition

Bill Mascull Cambridge University Press ISBN: 978-1-31662997-0 The latest edition of this business vocabulary book contains 66, two-page units, arranged into...

ETpedia™ Exams

500 Ideas for Preparing Students for EFL Exams Louis Rogers and John Hughes with Vanessa Reis Esteves Pavilion Publishing and...

Chinese to redefine native speaker teachers?

China is set to redefine native-speaker teachers to include citizens of former colonies where English is used as a second language, according to Philippine...

Behind the branding

Melanie Butler looks at the inspection results of the top ELT chains When you buy a branded product, you expect consistent quality. Is the same...

EC take over Embassy, eight schools closed

Maltese language school chain EC has acquired Embassy English from pathway giant Study Group and closed all year-round centres in the UK, US and...

Academic Achievers

University language centres consistently perform well, Melanie Butler reports Universities love statistics, so they will be delighted to know that the inspection results for British...

Veterans race to the top

Traditional family-owned language schools dominate the rankings in the market for over 16s, reports Melanie Butler The traditional British private language school is a family-owned...

Boarding passes

Melanie Butler on the benefits of boarding The strongest sector in UK ELT, according to inspection reports, are the boarding school operations. The mean average of...
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