Category Archives: teaching ideas

The Listening Project

Where does the time go? Only thirty or so days ago, I was writing my list of New Year’s Resolutions, in which updating my blog regularly featured highly. We’re now into February, and with all of my other resolutions irrevocably … Continue reading

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The new breed of PARSNIP – hard to swallow?

OLD PARSNIPS… English language teachers have been injecting PARSNIP flavoured material into their lessons for many a long year. As a fresh-faced young novice I was delighted to find inspiration in the form of Taboos and Issues: a selection of photocopiable … Continue reading

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10 minute wonders (or what manspreading and bookshelfies have in common)

A surgeon once said to me: “I could never be a teacher.” Of course, I asked her why. She said “When I’ve finished an operation, I can go home. I don’t need to fart around in the patient’s innards for … Continue reading

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