Thursday, June 13, 2024

Issue 468 - Jan 2020

Does learning languages open your mind?

Learning more languages makes you more flexible, open-minded and more likely to take the initiative in social situations, according to Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London) and Elouise Botes...

Teacher’s Pet

You’ve heard about the ‘flipped classroom’ but how about a ’flipped CELTA’? That’s the future of training, according...

Reading the academic rankings . . .

Melanie Butler explains the QS ranking system and how we arrived at our listing criteria At the EL Gazette,...

Leading in Linguistics and Language

Melanie Butler takes a look at the top schools for Master’s degrees in Linguistics and Language Most ELT-related Masters...

Clil programme covers 1,000 Kazakh teachers

A mass teacher-training project, involving more than 1,000 Kazakh teachers of science and IT in state schools, was...

Anne O’Keeffe: Learning a second language helps teachers

Ron Ragsdale, in conversation with Dr Anne O’Keeffe As a child in Ireland you will have had to study Irish as a second language in...

In a league of its own: a tale of two cities

Melanie Butler examines two types of London location So, which is the best value school in London? The answer is easy: Wimbledon School of English....

Khan condemns ‘British’ system

Speaking at the launch of Pakistan’s biggest-ever scholarship programme, Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the inequality of the “three parallel systems – English-medium, Urdu...

These are the drivers propelling the EMI train forward

The drive to English as a Medium of Instruction is unstoppable, but teachers need support to keep it on track, argues Ernesto Macaro Virtually every...

Headway 5th Edition: Upper Intermediate Student’s Book

Liz and John Soars / Paul Hancock Oxford University Press ISBN: 9780194539692 The well-known Headway series now enters its fifth incarnation. The twelve units in this B2...

University meets the challenge

Louis Harrison, of the Centre for English Language Education (CELE), tells us the secret of Nottingham’s EAP success Nottingham has a gold star in the...
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