A series of short videos exploring different areas of teaching. Watch interviews with teachers and classroom interaction.

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Our latest tip looks at several of the important issues surrounding testing and assessment. Listen to Clare and Alister discuss their...

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The latest in our series of video tips is about being a teacher. What's important to you as a teacher? How do your students see you?

classroom management teaching tip
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For most teachers of young learners, classroom management is a big issue. Our latest teaching tip with David Rixon looks more closely at...

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Our latest tip looks at ‘Critical thinking’. Watch Alister using the map of the world with his young learner class to encourage greater...

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Do you have days when your learners seem tired or lacking in energy? How do you re-energise them?

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In this video, Winnie Pang demonstrates several activities that can be used with 5 year-old children who are in their first English...

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How do you use flashcards in your class? Watch Vikki, and then let us know how you use them by leaving a comment below. Remember to...

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How do you teach language to teenagers? There are lots of different ways - here are some suggestions from us.

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Online game-based learning has risen in popularity recently, but there is still some debate about how effective it is as a learning tool...

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Do you teach young learners? Do you often have to draw animals on the board? In this video, Paul Millard from the British Council in...

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Do you teach young learners? Do you have to draw cats, dogs or birds on the board? 

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Do you have problems drawing people and actions on the board for your students? In this video, Paul Millard from British Council Vietnam...

Humour in the classroom
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Our latest teaching tip looks at how using humour in the classroom can help with classroom management as well as create a warm...

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In May 2014 we published a video of Winnie Pang during her first class with a group of very young learners. In this video, we meet...

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What is mobile learning, or m-learning?

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Whatever type of text you ask your students to produce, peer correction can be a very useful part of the process.

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If you have the right facilities in your classroom, powerpoint can be a very useful addition to your teaching toolkit.

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Do you think about colours, fonts and grouping when you use a board or prepare a presentation?

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How do you teach English pronunciation? One area often problematic for learners is stress timing. Watch Rachael below, using chants and...

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Teacher talk is a series of videos featuring some of our TeachingEnglish Associates speaking about important teaching issues.

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The theme of this video is encouraging speaking. Adam Simpson, Lizzie Pinard, Rachael Roberts and George Chilton look at why some...

Error correction
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In this video, the theme is ways of correcting mistakes. Rachael Roberts, David Petrie, Sylvia Guinan, Lizzie Pinard and David Dodgson...

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Teacher talk is a new series of videos featuring some of our TeachingEnglish Associates speaking about important teaching issues. In...

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What do you think is important when you tell a story to young learners?

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Do you use songs in your lessons? How? Watch how Seema uses them and then share your ideas below!

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Teachers often disagree on whether or not to use the phonemic chart in their lessons. Watch Peter and Clare argue for and against, then...

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What kind of warmers do you use with your students?