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9 Practical steps to teaching advanced business English

Margaret O’Keeffe is an experienced author, teacher and course designer specializing in Business English and ESP. She’s a co-author of our popular course Business Partner. In this article, she outlines a number of...

Asynchronous learning 2: Marking coursework online

Writer, teacher and teacher trainer Damian Williams offers some top advice on how to give effective written feedback to your students when marking coursework online.  — If you read my previous article on effectively managing...

Asynchronous online learning 1: Managing forums

Writer, teacher and teacher trainer Damien Williams offers some top advice on how to effectively manage your classes and encourage students to participate in forums – a useful tool to facilitate asynchronous online...

Pearson English Spring Days: Adult Sessions

Just as spring is a new beginning, we hope to bring fresh ideas to help teachers keep learning and keep teaching with our Pearson English Spring Days: Adult Sessions. Pearson English Spring Days is...
Teaching Mediation with Tim Goodier

Teaching mediation in the English language classroom

In this series of articles, Tim Goodier talks about mediation in language teaching, learning and assessment. Today, you’ll learn what mediation is, how you can teach it and how it can benefit your...
A webinar with Andrew Walkley

A webinar with Andrew Walkley

Lesson planning is a crucial step in the teaching process, but when you’re in the classroom it’s also important to be flexible. Responding quickly to your students’ needs makes for a great learning...
7 ways to individualize your teaching

7 ways to individualize your teaching

There’s no denying that tailoring your teaching to individual students is an effective strategy. However, many teachers struggle with finding the time to include teaching moments which address an individual learner’s specific needs....
Developing transferable skills in the English language classroom

Developing transferable skills in the English language classroom

Students sometimes struggle to use what they’ve learned in class in their day-to-day lives. Roadmap co-author Damian Williams explains how language teachers can help their students develop the transferable skills, subskills and strategies...
Starting the new school year successfully: A Roadmap webinar series

Starting the new school year successfully: A Roadmap webinar series

Every group of students we teach is different. This makes planning our courses around our students’ needs challenging – especially when course book materials are hard to personalise or lack flexibility.  Roadmap is an...
5 ways to help students succeed

5 ways to help students succeed

Confident students are often the most successful learners. In this post, Lindsay Warwick explains how we can inspire our ESL learners to be more sure of themselves and do better in their learning.  She...
Aim-oriented teaching: Planning ahead for success

Aim-oriented teaching: Planning ahead for success

Our classes are often more successful when we’ve planned them with learning objectives in mind. In this post, Hugh Dellar explains how the idea of aim-oriented teaching and backwards planning can help you...
Seven principles for personalized, flexible teaching

Seven principles for personalized, flexible teaching

In this article, Dr. Ken Beatty outlines seven key principles for effective teaching, taken from timeless historical examples of royal education.  Ken is the series consultant for Startup, and these ideas have influenced the...
How teaching needs to change to reflect modern demands

How teaching needs to change to reflect modern demands

In this article, Dr Ken Beatty talks about the importance of updating our teaching practices to reflect modern demands of our students.  Ken is the series consultant of Startup, a course that helps you...

5 future skills our students will need

Dr. Ken Beatty is a teacher trainer and TESOL professor – and the author of more than 70 books for Pearson. He is also a consultant on StartUp, an eight-level adult English series.  In...
Motivating adult language learners

Motivating adult language learners

Dr. Ken Beatty is a teacher trainer and TESOL professor, and the author of more than 70 books for Pearson. He is also a consultant on StartUp, an eight-level adult English series. In...
Taking your lessons beyond the classroom with blended learning

Taking your lessons beyond the classroom with blended learning

In this final article in his series of four, author Mike Rost goes into the benefits, challenges and the dos and don’ts of running a blended learning course with your students. Don’t miss his...

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