June 23, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Ideas for intensive holiday courses: SKILLS PRACTICE

During the holidays your students have the opportunity to fine-tune their language skills and experiment with their creativity. How can you help them with this? If you are teaching a short course these months, you will have noticed that the last … Continue reading

January 28, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Read to Speak: Improving Speaking Skills in the Reading Class

In an earlier post we have looked at using graded readers to improve writing skills. This week we will connect reading with another fundamental language skill: speaking. We write stories, we read stories, we listen to stories, and then we tell … Continue reading

November 21, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Help your students become critical readers – Critical thinking and reading in the ELT classroom

Improving your students’ critical thinking skills will help them achieve their learning objectives more easily, and it will also make reading a more successful and enjoyable activity. We have prepared this Q&A to provide you with some background information, as … Continue reading