CELTA Preparation: What is Learner Centredness in Teaching?
In this article, we’ll have a look at this key concept that you need to understand as part of your CELTA preparation. We’ll also have a look at and some of the difficulties in applying it in English language classroom.
An Interview with Jeremy Harmer
Popular English Language Teaching (ELT) author, practitioner and trainer, Jeremy Harmer graduated with a BA Hons in English and American Studies followed by an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Reading and has trained as a Teacher Trainer at International House, London.
Where the Growth is. An Interview with Jim Scrivener.
This month we talk with twice ESU Duke of Edinburgh Prize winner, Jim Scrivener. Best known for his book “Learning Teaching” (Macmillan ELT), a wide-ranging guidebook to contemporary English Language Teaching, which won the ARELS Frank Bell Prize, and featured on our reading list, Jim is a freelance writer, consultant, teacher and trainer.
The Power of Noticing
Observation is important when thinking about learning in any context – watching how understanding, epiphanies and other learning experiences take place, where and when. Observation in itself, is part of learning.