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Digesting Diane – What did Diane Larsen Freemna have to say on teacher development
Part 2 : Silly Grammar – Greg again
Part 3 : MEMREE BOXES™ – Gregagainagain
Part 4 : Milk Danger Rabbit – Greg-ultimum
Don’t Tell the Police – Danny’s IATEFL talk on alternatives to grammar ‘rules’
How to get to IATEFL 2013 – Danny shares advice & suggestions
Observation Debate: Helpful Frameworks? – Justin provides two frameworks for discussion – Melissa reignites the issue!
Andy talks Translation – How can we use it in our classes?
Listening Free – Ferruccio gets psychological and ditches comprehension
Setting the tone – What do you do in terms of rules, behaviour, phones etc? (from a TD session)
Day One Lessons and Icebreakers – TD Session write-up
NEW FEATURE! ELT Gurus – This week: David Crystal – Get the 411 on this bastion of the linguistics scene.
MINI whiteboards – Chris’ TD
Useful Web Sites – UPDATED since TD session by Chris
Workshops in teacher training -Melissa
SARS-ing Coursebooks – Julian
CELTA timetables – what’s in yours? – Cat and Mel
Coursebook Controversy – TD results!
Death by Demo? – Richard’s TD.
The Dogme/Coursebook Debate – Where do you stand?
Patterning – Iffy patterns it up!
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