Drama in the ESL classroom
Steph Earnshaw has written a series of blog postings for us which will be appearing once a week on our blog.
Steph is a teacher and teacher trainer in the Himalayan mountain kingdom of Bhutan, also known as the land of the thunder dragon. She teaches students from 5 years toRead More
With so many relevant and authoritative bloggers writing across the web, and so many new blogs being born every day, it can be difficult to find and select the ones you like to read and to keep track of all theirRead More
Interview with Hayo Reinders
One of the interviews is with Hayo Reinders. I thought it was quite an interesting interviewRead More
Use facts in your lesson
MEC Training Coordinator, Sarah Milligan, writes:
Here are some resources that you could use for a fact based lesson:
Go to the BBC home page here.
Each day you will find a new fact and also a quote under the fact. Perhaps you could incorporate this into youRead More
Welcome to April on onestopenglish!
Lucy Williams, Acting Commissioning Editor – onestopenglish, writes:
Welcome to April on onestopenglish!
Welcome to March on onestopenglish!
Onestopenglish goes wild in March with the launch of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals, a six-lesson CLIL project in which children build up their language skills and learn about different aspects of animal life in order to create a magazine/e-zine.
To celebrate this exciting launch, we’re givingRead More
Using MEC at university
Have you thought about using MEC with prospective students?
This is what the is going to do. It has just become the first university to get its own MEC platform. As well as using it with current students, Lincoln will also be using it to test, monitor andRead More
We want to hear from you!
We love hearing from MEC teachers, especially about how they use Campus. However, we do not want to keep this information for ourselves only! We like sharing ideas and the best place to do it is our blog.
We have hadRead More
Free MEC top-up training!
We are very happy to let you know that we are organizing MEC online top-up training sessions free of charge. If you feel that you need MEC revision or you have new teachers using MEC, we would be delighted if you joinedRead More
Have you heard yet? We’ve added three fabulous games to MEC as a Christmas treat!
Make compound nouns and phrasal verbs in Dominoes, play with plurals in Leap of Faith
and uncover irregular verbs with The Showmen.
To find these games click onRead More
The European Day of Languages
On the 26th September 2009 it is The European Day of Languages. It is jointly organised by the Council of Europe and the European Union to celebrate linguistic diversity in Europe and promoted language learning.
On the day, a range of eventsRead More
Macmillan Education Innovative Writing Award
Every March, at the ELTons award ceremony, the EFL/ELT world comes together to celebrate the best English learning material around.
At next year’s ELTons there will be a new category called ‘Macmillan Education Innovative Writing Award’. This means thatRead More
Check out this wind and kite!
One of the most curious and unique aspects of London’s linguistic culture is the Cockney Rhyming Slang: not properly a dialect, but more than just a set of fixed expressions, it consists in substituting a word with an expression that rhymesRead More
The Spelling Bee is a competition in which students, usually children, are challenged to spell some of the most difficult English words correctly. It originated in the United States, where it still takes place today as the Scripps National Spelling Bee, aRead More
Onestopenglish Commissioning Editor, Lucy Williams, writes:
It’s up, up and away this month as onestopenglish takes inspiration from the holiday season to bring you a suitcase full of resources for August!
Our Hospitality and Tourism series by industry expert Keith Harding continues by offering some useful vocabulary andRead More