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Down in Devon

Melanie Butler explores young learning in Devon Devon offers the best quality of life in England, according to an analysis by wellness charity Happy City....

Spontaneity: the vital ingredient

Like actors, musicians and clowns, teachers should learn to improvise, according to Alan Maley & Adrian Underhill One topic which never gets discussed in ELT...

Talking to Torquay about young learners

Kevin McNally, Managing Director of Torquay International School tells Melanie Butler why Torquay is the ideal location for young learners I never intended to get...

Growing up with clarity

Elinor Stokes tells Melanie Butler about life in a digital ELT family You grew up in a TEFLing family, your father, Andrew, is a former...

We know it makes sense

Multisensory learning benefits students of all abilities and is an excellent way for teachers to introduce inclusive practises, says Anne Margaret Smith Inclusion’ and ‘inclusive...

As a model for learners, RP is outdated and needs to be replaced

Is it time to dump Received Pronunciation? Most British people don’t use it any more and yet we keep teaching it. Perhaps we could...

…and they’re off!

But the field for the 2019 ELTon awards is full of unfamiliar faces The judges for this year’s British Council ELT Innovation Award have eschewed...

Mastering the art of teaching

What should be top of the agenda on every teacher training course? Melanie Butler asked a group of former Masters students from the UCLan...

Scaling up with Sheffield

Richard Simpson shares with Melanie Butler the secrets of running a mega-language centre powered by academic attitudes What was the situation like when you first...

We know what to do this summer

NACE may be the new kid on the summer school bloc but its academic expertise may surprise you. Take four summer schools, three of them...

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