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Language teachers teach language, right? Or what really is our job?

Language teachers teach language, right? Or what really is our job?

29th April 2019

by Anna Hasper

Associate ELT-Consultant

Recently, I attended a fabulous conference with Jim Scrivener and in one of his talks he referred to a comment Michael Swan had made about language teaching: our job as language teachers is to teach language. Full stop.   Read more

Tigress Strength

Tigress Strength

17th March 2019

By Fiona Malcolm

Associate ELT-Consultant

 

As I sat on the empty rice sack at the edge of an expansive field in Chitwan, Nepal, I watched the butterfly women bending, stretching, plucking and releasing before fluttering on with their harvest. I listened as my companion explained th Read more

Technology in the classroom

Technology in the classroom

27th February 2019

By Peter Clements

Associate ELT-Consultant

In this digital age it’s important for teachers to take a critical, principled approach to the use of technology in the classroom. Some teachers, including me, have plenty of tech available for use in their context – interactive whiteboards (IW Read more

ELT consultants – ROUND UP of 2018 and looking forward to 2019

ELT consultants – ROUND UP of 2018 and looking forward to 2019

17th January 2019

By Wendy Arnold, Director ELT-Consultants

ELT Consultants have been involved in education reform of teaching English globally since 2010 when the consultancy was formed. ELT Consultants have worked on the two education reform projects shared below since Read more