Monthly Archives: August 2010

Euro news roundup

Find out what’s going on in TEFL around Europe with the latest action from the United Kingdom, Ireland and, er, Malta. UK tightens English language test rules for foreign students In a bid by ministers to deter bogus applicants, tens … Continue reading

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Data-driven learning and me

What the hell is Data-driven learning? Well, this was a question I was asked recently when I accidentally introduced this confusing piece of metalanguage to my poor students. Basically, it is a form of classroom presentation or activity that has … Continue reading

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Asia – Oceania news roundup

Get the lowdown on the world of TEFL in India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka… Delhi Games put accent on sounding British The Delhi Metro is providing English speaking classes for all its employees in preparation for the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Africa – Asia – Middle East news roundup

Time for a look at the magical world of TEFL in Rwanda, Egypt, Bahrain, the UAE and Pakistan. Rwandan teachers back at school to help country’s anglophone ambitions Although French now ranks as an official language alongside Kinyarwanda and English, … Continue reading

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