Category Archives: ELT

“the Apprentice” as a business English resource

On the lookout for some video material for your Business English students, but have run out of the coursebook resources? Want them to watch and discuss smth (and it better be authentic) but series or TED talks are not exactly … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston, Emirates and an English lesson

Tailoring your teaching to each and every student is fantastic, no doubt. And I am a big fan of course. But isn’t it nice to have something up your sleeve, something that would work for everyone? It’s not often the … Continue reading

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Starting lessons in a new way

the right beginning of the lesson always sets the right mood for the rest of it, doesn’t it? So recently I got a little tired of just informal chit-chat during the first minutes of my one-to-one lessons, and it got … Continue reading

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