Everest may have ladder installed to ease congestion on Hillary Step
This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about a project to install a ladder on Mount Everest to help reduce delays for climbers.
You can find this story in the News Items section on your home page. ThisRead More
Online language teaching: Modern technologies in language training
When I tell people we teach students English by Skype the reaction is usually the same ‘Oh that sounds interesting, how does it work’? In essence it works the same as any normal face to face English lesson.
The teacher calls the student by Skype at the beginning of theRead More
Do something you don’t want to do every day
June has arrived, meaning we’re somehow already halfway through the year. That’s almost six months since those New Year resolutions you made. How many of you kept those gym passes? Stayed on the salads every day up until now? Put out that last cigarette? I’m not trying to makeRead More
Houston Astrodome: what next for first domed stadium now in disrepair
This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about an iconic stadium in Houston which is now decaying and whose future is expected to be decided soon.
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Online language teaching
This series hopes to explore a wider application of Online language teaching, how modern technology has come to play a big role in developing language training and what are its wider implications in the future.
Four years ago I embarked on creating and managing my own language school. I had been workingRead More
The sound of Welsh
I recently decided to try to learn Welsh. Being impatient and not having all that much time to attend a class, about a minute after deciding to learn, I downloaded an app. A few minutes after that, I could say, ‘I am trying to speak Welsh’ in Welsh. I would writeRead More
Edublogs: blogging for educational institutions
I’ve just come across Edublogs and thought it would be very interesting to blendedmec readers. If you’ve been thinking about getting your students to blog (and you should), Edublogs could be the perfect blogging platform for you.Read More
As the name suggests, Edublogs is an education-focused blogging service, but it