What is grammar?

Language consists of words – spoken or written – which we use to communicate with other people. Grammar is the structure of that language: the way it’s used, and the conventions that help us understand what is meant from the context.  We learn grammar as toddlers when we learn to speak, so if you speak correctly it’s likely that your children will too, without ever having been taught formally. Read more »

The STOLEN and the 7 Cs

One key competency that employers across the board value in employees is the ability to think creatively and logically in order to solve problems.

The American Diplomacy Project

The role of the school is not only to provide knowledge; it helps create good citizens who are able to fit in their roles in the future and why not even in their current situations need help write my essay. Educators make lots of emphasis on the technological side, and they forget, most of the time, about the human side of teaching . We do not want to produce robotic-like students who just do as they are told! We want humans who are able to think and fell, share and careRead more »

Practicing listening and speaking with technology

If you have been teaching a foreign/second language since a long time, you may come cross many problems finding suitable resources before the revolution of the web. But now things has changed for good. The focus will not be on any specific language as this article can be applied to any taught language, which is known as EFL /ESL. Read more »

Podcasts The Forgotten Tool

How can my learners listen to podcasts?

In class, your learners can listen to podcasts in their normal classroom via a computer or portable device such as iPod, MP3 player or smartphone. In a computer room learners can listen to the audio files via a computer with headphones.

Alternatively, you can arrange for your learners to save the audio files to their own portable devices and complete tasks individually, in small groups or for homework. Read more »

Workshop about TWT

Title: Practising listening and speaking with Technology

Presenter: Walid Chaafi

Occasion: Digital English Tunisia 2015

organiser: British Council Tunisia

Date: 21-03-2015

The purpose is for attendees to understand the potentials of technologies like Podcasts, skype, Youtube, smartphones… Read more »

Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Announcing Certiport’s 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship from August 9-12 in Dallas, Texas!

This annual competition is about students taking a Microsoft Office Specialist exam in either Word, Excel, or PowerPoint (2010/2013). Students who have the highest scores in each respective category will be invited to compete as National Champions at the World Championships in Dallas. Students will compete for the title of “World Champion” and the chance to win up to $7,500.

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Keeping safe in social network sites


Here are some tips on how to keep your students and yourself safe within social network sites. Which advice would you give to your students? Read more »