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making your students feel better at your lessons, and dream (a kind of NLP approach in practice)

as most of my students are Very Busy People (VBP) ;-), quite often I experience a feeling that some of them “are not quite there” – in this case meaning they can be physically in the classroom, and mentally in … Continue reading

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Here is a follow-up task for the leadership worksheet. Something you can start the next lesson with, or might use as a short homework. The task is, of course, to match the features to an appropriate style and to comment … Continue reading

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BESIG impressions

thanks to the miracle of modern technologies I spent my Saturday sitting at the veranda in the country with my baby around, watching the first online BESIG conference (wchich, in its turn, united people being in different parts of the … Continue reading

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working with newspapers in class

I love working with newspapers in class. And here is just one of the many things you can do in class. A fluency activity based on newspaper headings and lead-ins, a perfect start to a Business English one-to-one or group … Continue reading

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http://www.besig.org/events/conferences/1st_IATEFL_BESIG_Online_Conference_2013.aspx finally BESIG is going online! Really looking forward to Saturday when we can all take part in 1st IATEFL BESIG Online Conference. The programme¬†(see the link) does look quite impressive, by the way… from the conference website: “The conference … Continue reading

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a highly flexible activity

Here is one more easily adaptable game you can use with any level depending on its contents. I used it for the first time with an elementary group where we worked with international express elementary. I wanted my students to … Continue reading

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TED-talk lesson plan

Here is a more class-friendly version of my lesson plan on women-leaders based on TED talk. It includes PDF version of the worksheets (with a lot of pictures and tables ;-)) ) TED talk women at the top and the … Continue reading

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Women at the top – always good?

Here is a lesson plan I tried to create, about women at the top, as I’ve been constantly feeling there weren’t enough materials about women in management. Hope you’ll find it useful… http://ed.ted.com/on/CWIEwjyw your feedback and comments are very welcome! … Continue reading

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ways of starting an adult 1-to-1 English lesson

How do you usually start your one to one classes? especially the early morning ones? or business English ones? Do you have some favorite or usual ways? Well, here is what I do sometimes: I just love to let people … Continue reading

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a new intermediate Business English worksheet on careers!

Here is a new worksheet on careers and talking about your work&company based on Siemens career channel videos. *I would say that being based on authentic materials, it’s still aimed at intermediate students, as the people featured in the videos … Continue reading

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