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How to teach idiomatic expressions #ELTchat Summary 21/11/2012

This summary was hosted as a guest post on Lesley Cioccarelli’s blog and is reproduced here with her kind permission.   by Carolyn Kerr @KerrCarolyn “To teach or not to teach. That is the question, isn’t it?” When it comes to deciding what to teach and what to give a wide berth, idioms, inversions and even question…
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Teaching vocabulary – #ELTchat summary 19/09/2012

This summary was contributed by Andrea Wade on her blog and is reproduced here with her kind permission. 12noon BST on Wednesday 19th September, 2012. The full title of the chat was: ‘How should we approach vocabulary teaching and learning?  Is there a place for rote learning?  What is the current thinking about it?’   I have to…
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If you could recommend one particular webtool for the classroom, what would it be, and why? #ELTchat Summary 29/02/2012

This is the summary of the second #eltchat on Wednesday 29th February. To find out exactly what #eltchat is, click here. (Since this post is full of links which may change/move at a later date, please let me know if any of them are broken. Thanks!) “IF YOU COULD RECOMMEND ONE PARTICULAR WEBTOOL FOR THE CLASSROOM, WHAT WOULD…
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How to combine F2F and online learning in blended courses? #ELTChat Summary 25/04/2012

    This summary first appeared on Eduardo Sandos’s blog, ELT Bakery, and was reporoduced here with his kind permission. May 2, 2012     The topic of last Wednesday’s evening #ELTChat on April 25 was How to combine face-to-face and online learning in blended courses? The experience with blended learning varied quite a lot among participants, which…
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Promoting Critical Thinking – Summary of #ELTchat July 14, 2011

This is the summary of the #ELTchat on July 14, 2011, contributed by Valeria Benevolo Franca, @vbenevolofrancaon Twitter.  First posted on her blog, Valéria´s Blog, it is reposted here with her kind permission.    Promoting Critical Thinking – Summary   Last Wednesday many of us came together to discuss the very challenging issue of promoting critical…
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Teaching English through songs in the digital age – #ELTchat summary 12/01/2011

This absolutely fantastic summary was contributed by Vicky Saumell on her blog in 4 consective posts which I have merged into one single post. As Viky herself remarks below in her post, it is an amazing collection of resources all shared by you, #ELTchatters! What a fantastic resource this has turned into! And thanks to…
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