5 skills for teaching online and 1 skill to make you stand out

teaching English online

Many schools have been forced to move to teaching online with little or no preparation for students and teachers have been, in many cases, left to cope with developing online teaching skills with little or no training. If you Google ‘disruption’ you’ll see two definitions: The first is “disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, […]

9 Free Alternatives to Zoom for Getting your Classroom Online

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The present crisis has brought rapid and dramatic changes to the world of work, and the world of teaching English online has been no exception. Teachers have suddenly been forced, by circumstances, to adapt their skills to working online in live virtual classrooms with little or no preparation or training. Most schools and teachers have […]

10 Tools for Developing Students’ Listening Skills

Nik Peachey

For many students improving their listening skills is the hardest of the four skills to master. Unlike reading, listening happens in real time and it can be hard to control the speed of the information coming at them. They may also have to deal with a range of unfamiliar accents, noise interference from background environment […]

7 Tips for Helping Students Develop their Body language in the ELT Classroom

Body language has long been seen by communications specialists as a key component of the way we interact with others, with researchers claiming that anything between 50 and 80% of all communication happens through non-verbal communication. Glenn Wilson – Author of  ‘Body Language: The Signals You Don’t Know You’re Sending, and How To Master Them” […]