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Relax, it’s just lexis!

Lexis is a technical term that refers to the vocabulary of a language. When teaching a language, we should focus on helping our students improve their range of vocabulary in order to communicate more effectively. McCarten starts her book (2007) by asking how many words there…
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Interview With - Gavin Biggs

Jack Scholes: First of all, could you please tell us a bit about your background and the work you have been doing teaching and managing educational projects? Gavin Biggs: I first started teaching on my gap year before university! I was living in a Tibetan Buddhist…
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Stifling order or cataclysmic chaos?

Lesson planning has always been at the heart of teaching for me. I remember my early days of teaching and how long it would take me to write a simple lesson plan which, in all honesty, could not even be called a plan as it was but a list of engaging activities that would get…
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Always Someone To Talk To

Remind the class that students sometimes complain that they have no one to practise speaking with, but tell them that they always have one person to talk to themselves – and that in our own language all of us talk to ourselves sometimes. They can practise a lot by doing…