BlogInglês

Are we really teaching speaking?

A thought-provoking question for teachers For most of my teaching life, speaking lessons worked somehow like this: I would teach a grammar or vocabulary lesson, and at the end of this, students would have perhaps ten to fifteen minutes of “interaction”, and this was…
Editorial NRInglês

How do you say... in English?

EMBRULHAR PARA PRESENTEGIFT-WRAP / HAVE SOMETHINGGIFT-WRAPPED “Can you please gift-wrap it?”, Randy asked the store clerk.“Você pode por favor embrulhar para presente?”, Randy pediu ao atendente da loja. “Can I have this gift-wrapped please?”, Heather asked…
Cultura e EducaçãoInglês

Diversity for Education

Many scholars have analysed the root of the word education and have come to realise there are different meanings for the same root. Craft (1984) noted that there are two different Latin roots of the English word education. They are educare, which means to train or to mould…
Disal IndicaInglês

Disal Indica - 30 Language Teaching Methods

Book review by Mark Rooney As he draws his book to a close, Scott Thornbury states the following, ‘at the very least, the principled teacher should be able to respond to the question “why did you do that?”’ This question is too rarely asked of language teachers.
Editorial NRInglês

Termos de Futebol

CABINE DE TRANSMISSÃO > BROADCAST BOOTHBANCO DE RESERVAS E ÁREA TÉCNICA > SUBSTITUTES BENCH AND TECHNICAL AREACÂMERA DE CAMPO > SIDELINE CAMERAMAN, FIELD CAMERAMAN, ON-FIELD CAMERAMANREPÓRTER DE CAMPO > SIDELINE REPORTER, FIELD REPORTER, ON-FIELD REPORTERCAMAROTE > VIP…
Editorial NRInglês

How do you say... in english?

TER ALGUÉM NA PALMA DA MÃO; TER CONTROLE TOTAL SOBRE ALGUÉM HAVE SOMEONE WRAPPED AROUND ONE´S FINGER “Don’t worry about Nick. He’ll do just as I say. I have him wrapped around my finger” said Martha to her friends. “Não se preocupe com o Nick. Ele vai fazer o…