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Coaching – the future of professional development

In this three-minute talk, Jack Richards, co-author with Theodore Rogers of Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, makes his prediction for the future of teacher training and development. Has he been reading From English Teacher to Learner Coach? “Good teaching … Continue reading

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Cups

In some UK primary schools they are using coloured cups as a very simple and powerful tool to help teachers and learners to direct and measure their learning. Here is how it works. The children each have three coloured cups: … Continue reading

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ELT Coach – Job Description

I’m hoping you can help us write the job description for a learning coach. It may be helpful to build towards a practical guide to coaching by outlining some of the roles a coach can play for the learner that … Continue reading

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What does a coach do?

  A collocation experiment Try this experiment in collocation on your own or even better with someone else in the room. You read the following list one at a time. After each one your partner must say the word for … Continue reading

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