Category Archives: УЧИТЬ АНГЛИЙСКИЙ

6 steps to exam success: Monitor progress

This is the third part of our exam preparation series: 6 steps to exam success. In this article, Philip Warwick will look at building exam strategies and identifying progress points.  This allows teachers to offer valid guidance and supervision whilst differentiating between the skills and parts of the exam so that they can review key […]

How can we encourage our learners to feel self-confident?

self-confident

Encouraging learners to feel more confident in the classroom is a problem often faced by teachers. Below are five simple things that you can adopt in your classroom to encourage learners to feel self-confident. The small things Let’s start with the physical comfort of our students. Having the room properly heated or cooled, asking if they […]

Talking with Varinder Unlu about the importance of being more inclusive

Talking with Varinder Unlu about the importance of being more inclusive

Serving the needs of students with autism, ADHD, dyslexia and other learning differences can be a huge challenge for teachers. This is exacerbated when there is no support available and a general lack of knowledge and training on being inclusive in the industry. Unfortunately, in ELT, teachers and their students are often left to struggle. […]

Marvel Readers Series Nominated for ELTons Innovation Awards

Marvel Readers Series Nominated for ELTons Innovation Awards

The British Council’s ELTons awards celebrate the best innovations in English language teaching and learning worldwide. We are pleased to announce that our Marvel Cinematic Readers series is a finalist in the 17th ELTons Awards for Innovation in Learner Resources. It has been selected as a finalist by a panel of expert judges from among […]

Which exam is right for my students?

Which exam is right for my students?

A Guide to the Pearson Assessment Suite Are you stuck on which English exam or test to offer your students? You’re not alone – there are lots of different assessments to choose from and it’s often hard to see how they are different and why you should select one over another. We’re bringing it all […]

Teacher Award winners share their highlights from IATEFL 2019

After 5 productive days of workshops, talks, and thought-provoking discussions, IATEFL 2019 has come to an end. We have left full of inspiration and look forward to sharing everything we’ve learned on the blog over the coming months. One thing which we are really sad about is saying goodbye to our Teacher Award winners. It’s […]

Live from IATEFL 2019

Live from IATEFL 2019

We are halfway through the week at IATEFL 2019 and having a blast! It’s been great to meet so many enthusiastic teachers and discuss the current trends and challenges in ELT. It’s buzzing everywhere you turn, with conversations on a wide range of topics from automated assessment and engaging teens with Live Classes all the […]

Working with academic discourse for University Success with Larry Zwier

Working with academic discourse for University Success with Larry Zwier

IATEFL 2019 is here!  The last speaker we’d like to highlight is Larry Zwier, Associate Director for Curriculum and Instruction at the English Language Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing. He will be talking about English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and how to prepare learners for academic success. His talk will take place on Thursday, […]

IATEFL 2019: Three technology-based assessment talks

IATEFL 2019 kicks off on Monday and we can’t wait!  Before the big event, we wanted to share with you some of the last remaining Pearson talks that will take place over the coming week. Check out the full programme and keep up-to-date on our dedicated IATEFL 2019 page. The following three sessions are all […]

Bridging the gap – work skills with a licence to thrill with Margaret O’Keeffe

Bridging the gap – work skills with a licence to thrill with Margaret O’Keeffe

IATEFL 2019 kicks off next week in Liverpool, UK. As the date of this year’s conference draws nearer, we are excited to present all the Pearson speakers on the programme. They will be sharing their knowledge on a range of topics from employability and AI to assessment and 21st-century skills. This time, we have the pleasure […]

Reading in the 21st century classroom with Philip Warwick

Reading in the 21st century classroom with Philip Warwick

IATEFL 2019 is just seven days away. The program is full of exciting talks, workshops, networking events and competitions. Today, we’re highlighting three activities that reading fans will love. First, join Philip Warwick for a workshop on using Pearson English Graded Readers in your classroom. Second, come and meet him for a chat at the […]

Mapping out the path to success with Hugh Dellar and Damian Williams

Mapping out the path to success with Hugh Dellar and Damian Williams

IATEFL 2019, one of the ELT industry’s most prestigious events, is fast approaching.  Taking place, from 2nd-5th April 2019 in Liverpool, it gathers English teachers from around the world. In anticipation of the conference, we are delighted to share with you some of the Pearson speakers on the program. Each one will be taking the stage […]

How to engage teenage learners with a multicultural video experience

live classes

As teachers, how many of us have struggled with trying to engage and motivate teenagers to learn a language? It is one of the most common challenges that teachers in secondary education face. Generation Z (or iGen, as they’re sometimes called) is a particularly hard nut to crack. What can we do to capture the […]

How to use assessment products to prepare your students for success

How to use assessment products to prepare your students for success

Assessment is an indispensable part of language learning. It can contribute significantly to a learner’s success in mastering a language. However, when done wrong, it can easily fail to serve the learner’s actual needs. The Pearson Test of English (PTE) products were created to provide teachers with tools that help them assess their students’ skills […]

6 steps to exam success: Balance your teaching

6 steps to exam success: Balance your teaching

This is the second part of our exam preparation series: 6 steps to exam success. Read more about our first webinar with Lindsay Warwick in our post: 6 steps to exam success: Understand your exam. In this article, she’ll look at techniques and activities to help you find a balance and meet the needs of […]

How to use the GSE to boost learner engagement

How to use the GSE to boost learner engagement

The Global Scale of English (GSE) is a tool that helps anyone engaged in the English language learning process get a better understanding of learning objectives when planning, teaching, and evaluating progress. When used correctly, it can have a positive impact on everyone, from the learner and teacher, through to our language support institutions and […]

Helping advanced learners break through the glass ceiling with Steve Oakes

Helping advanced learners break through the glass ceiling with Steve Oakes

The IATEFL Conference, the annual meeting point for the international ELT community, is just a few weeks away. From 2nd-5th April 2019, more than 3,000 ELT professionals from all over the world will come together in Liverpool. Have you secured your spot yet? You can keep up-to-date with everything going on with our dedicated IATEFL […]

Breathing life into language learning for secondary learners with Amanda Davies

Breathing life into language learning for secondary learners with Amanda Davies

The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language or IATEFL Conference, taking place in Liverpool from 2nd-5th April 2019, is a major event that the entire ELT industry looks forward to each year. It gathers over 3,000 ELT professionals from more than 100 countries to share their experience, pass on their knowledge […]

Two downloadable lesson plans to celebrate International Women’s Day

Two downloadable lesson plans to celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide every year on March 8th. It aims to raise awareness of the many issues still facing women around the world and celebrate women’s achievements at the same time. The event has been running since 1908 and, in recent years, each event has had a specific theme. This year, the […]

Reading strategies checklist for primary

Reading strategies checklist for primary

Reading is something we often take for granted, but in order for our primary students to really get to grips with a text, they may need some help and guidance. Whether students are proficient readers in English or whether they are just starting their reading journey, they will benefit from strategies to help them deal […]