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...

New UK government, new SELTs

One of the first acts of the UK Government, elected in December, was to appoint providers for the...

Best bargains in London

Melanie Butler explores the best-value short courses The average hourly cost for a 15 hour-a-week short course in London is just under £18, but between...

New ways to encourage critical thinking

Wayne Trotman reviews a book that aims to inject more critical thought into the language learning classroom CRITICAL THINKING IN ELT: A WORKING MODEL FOR...
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