The word gap: challenges, impact and how to bridge the gap

Even though the word gap issue is regarded by many as a more general problem rather than being specific to one group of learners, the impact can be especially crucial for students whose first language isn’t English. In this blog post, written for Pearson I talk about what the impact is for us teachers and the importance […]

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

Teaching Academic English and looking for some ideas? Check out Edutopia’s article below and the links included, some interesting ideas to integrate into next term’s classes. Happy teaching!

Great free downloadable worksheets and ideas

Check this out! Some great free downloadable worksheets and ideas to review and expand students’ existing vocabulary knowledge with ESL Topics Word Banks. Intended for Intermediate students but ideas can easily be adapted. Happy teaching!

Pronunciation puzzles and activities

Struggling to find effective pronunciation activities and bored with the ones you always use? Check out Mark Hancock’s Pronunciation puzzles and activities for some inspiration!