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★ Interview with Jeremy Harmer

JS: In your years of experience as a teacher, teacher educator and writer, how have your beliefs regarding teaching and learning changed? Has any paradigm shifted along the way? JH: I think my belief (at the beginning) that everything was reducible to fairly…
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★Pejorative terms for people

SLEAZEBAGPESSOA DESONESTA, IMORAL, INESCRUPULOSA; SAFADO, SACANA He’s a real sleazebag.Ele é muito safado. Sleazebag vem da palavra sleazy, que significa sujo, desonesto, imoral. Também se diz sleazeball ou sleaze. A PAIN IN THE ASS/BUTT (US)UM PÉ NO…
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★In the cloud

FOCUS Speaking: Past simple of irregular verbs LEVEL Lower intermediate and above TIME 20-30 minutes PREPARATION Make photocopies or prepare a slide of a word cloud (see below) IN CLASS Prepare a word cloud (see www.wordle.net) using words for a…
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Three British poets

This month I would like to tell you about three British poets, who are quite different from each other. These talented individuals who have added rich colour to the British literary scene are: Dr John Cooper Clarke, who started doing gigs in folk clubs in the early 1970s…
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Max Science Enquiry Box 1

The Max Science Enquiry Boxes series is a flexible resource to support International schools that are following the Cambridge Primary science curriculum framework. Activities throughout the series support a student-centred, hands-on approach, and guide learners through…
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The Strangest of the Things

I believe that by now you all have seen – or started to – the 3rd season of Stranger Things. I know the rules, this article is spoiler free, so you can go ahead and keep reading it without any concern. Many things have been said about the presence of Universal Grammar…
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★ How do you say in english?

DIA DA MENTIRA APRIL FOOL’S DAY O dia da mentira, comemorado em primeiro de abril em muitos países, incluindo o Brasil e os Estados Unidos, é conhecido nos países de língua inglesa pela expressão April Fool’s Day. Os ingleses também se referem ao…
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★The praxis of practice

Routinely speaking, practice refers to “specific activities in the second language, used systematically, (…) with the goal of developing knowledge of and skills in the second language” (DeKeyser, 2013:1). Practice is assumed to be an essential part of language learning…