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How to motivate and engage students with video

Sue Kay has been an ELT materials writer for over 25 years. She is the co-author of Pearson’s Focus Second Edition and is one of the co-founders of ELT Publishing Professionals. In this...
Why do smart teens make bad decisions? And how can we help?

Why do smart teens make bad decisions? And how can we help?

In this third article in our Career Skills series, teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author Rachael Roberts explains the science behind teenagers’ poor decision-making. She also outlines how teachers can present strategies to...
Gold Experience 2nd Edition new features

8 levels & 8 exciting new features

We’re excited to introduce Gold Experience 2nd edition, a complete 8-level English language course for teenagers – with lots of new features.  Progressing from A1 beginner to C1 advanced level, the course offers motivating...
Gold Experience Exam Preparation Pearson English

Colour your world with Gold Experience 2nd Edition

To celebrate the 2nd edition of our popular Gold Experience exam preparation course for teens, we want to share with you our colour your world resource packs. Each pack includes a colourful printable...
5 tips to start the new school year successfully

5 tips to start the new school year successfully

As your students get ready to come back to school and begin a new school year, it’s time to think about your first few classes and start preparing for a new intake of...
What is so “Big” about Big Questions?

What is so “Big” about Big Questions?

A few years ago, I was working as an educational consultant. Part of my job involved visiting schools that had outlined improvement plans regarding English language teaching and learning and observing classes. In...
live classes

How to engage teenage learners with a multicultural video experience

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...
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...
Engage your students with out-of-this-world Marvel Cinematic Readers

Engage your students with out-of-this-world Marvel Cinematic Readers

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Invisibility? Teleportation? How about the ability to engage your learners in reading activities in an instant? Well, you can do just that with...
4 Key challenges in secondary education

4 Key challenges in secondary education

During our recent Live Classes project, delivered in partnership with the BBC, we addressed some of the challenges facing secondary teachers around the world. Live Classes is a unique opportunity for students to enter...

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