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IELTS Speaking: Good speakers make mistakes

  The IELTS Speaking test is the shortest test in all four modules: it lasts between 11-14 minutes. You might be forgiven, however, if you think of these 14 minutes as the longest in your lifetime, as they determine your … Continue reading

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IELTS Listening: The importance of making good notes

  The best listeners are engaged with whatever they are listening to. This could be a lecture at school or a conversation with a friend. Have you ever spoken to a friend and then thought, ‘Oh, what did he just … Continue reading

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Oh No! I Forgot the Bulletin Boards: Four Tricks to Using Your Bulletin Boards for Good (without Causing Yourself Stress)

I had it all planned out. Every month a new theme, and with every new theme a new bulletin board. Not only would my students be fluent in English in no time, but our classroom would be a happy, welcoming … Continue reading

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Good Day Bad Day, Penguin Active Reading

I have designed this PDF for the story book, Good Day Bad Day (Penguin active reading/ easy-starters). After ss read the whole book, divide them into pairs and have them ask and answer. Hope it works. BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets … Continue reading

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Teacher Training 104: Training ESL Teachers in Good Review Methods

I gave myself rather a shock the other day. I noticed, for the first time, that twenty years have now passed since I graduated from high school, back in England. Where on Earth all that time has gone, I can’t … Continue reading

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