Monthly Archives: October 2007

Using Blogs in Language Teaching

Do you have a teaching blog? If you do, let me know about it. I love blogging and think it will become one of the biggest forms of communication over the course of this century. I read an article in … Continue reading

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Call for submissions: Issue 2 of Horizons Journal

The second issue of the astoundingly popular Horizons Journal will be published in the first week of December, so if you feel like contributing now’s the time to get writing. If you’re not sure what sort of things we’re looking … Continue reading

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To Improve English Teaching in Korea

There’s a thought provoking article by Rafael Sabio in a recent online edition of the Korean Times in which he details how he feels the English education system can be improved. Here are some of his comments: One way in … Continue reading

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Change of Image

I’m messing around with the look of this blog to bring it more into line with the one on my website proper. Sorry if you got a bit of a shock. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin … Continue reading

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To WordPress or not?

Thanks to everyone who reads the blog regularly, it means a lot to me. I’ve recently started playing around with WordPress and, although I like how easy it is to use Blogspot, I’m going to run the same blog on … Continue reading

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Error Correction with Madrid Teacher

Another great video from the website, this time focusing on error correction techniques. He gets through quite a list of alternatives here, and if you’re new to this game, some of what he says might not make too much … Continue reading

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Infested Dogs and English Teachers Go out in the Midday Sun

David Townsend, a former speech writer and special adviser to the 1976-79 Labour government ventured out of his comfort zone to go volunteering in Cambodia for a recent article in the Education Guardian: It wasn’t when I discussed the risks … Continue reading

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ELT World on Facebook

I’ve finally caved in and started a David’s ELT World Facebook Group. I’ll be using it to inform you of changes to the blog website and when anything free to download becomes available. For those of you who want to … Continue reading

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A Typical Day in Shanghai

I’ve never visited China, let alone considered teaching there, so, as ever, it’s great to see a video clip like this to get an idea of what it’s like: I’d love to hear from anyone in Shanghai who has anything … Continue reading

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Take the Free Rice Test

It’s always nice to be able to do some good without it costing us or taking too much effort. One way we can do that is to visit the Free Rice site. The basic idea is that some rice is … Continue reading

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