Tag Archives: Business

(authentic) resources for an HR English course

I’ve recently finished teaching a one-to-one HR English course (which lasted, on and off, about 18 months), and I feel it would be good to share some materials I’ve been choosing, using and sometimes creating. The situation The course started … Continue reading

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How to ask questions to encourage more fluency in class?

How to ask the right questions to provoke more speaking&discussion in class? You might have heard that to be good at (Business) English teaching, you don’t have to know all the specifics of our students’ business, you have to ask … Continue reading

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food issues month

Today is a starting day of the Food Issues Month! #foodissuesmonth  No doubt, all the food topics listed on the SIG’s page matter very much. But somehow for me from what I see and hear, food labelling is the most … Continue reading

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Teacher’s notes for the Leadership Worksheet

Have finally finished teaching notes for the Leadership worksheet. Couldn’t help improving and rewriting the Leadership worksheet, so here it is again, updated and upgraded! Now there is a follow-up section too! lesson share leadership Teachers notes leadership Related articles … Continue reading

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an ESP activity on leadership

This is a new speaking&reading activity inspired by my old experience of making an ESP course on leadership for a very important person in a very important bank. At the time my student was preparing to go on a very … Continue reading

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