Teaching English with Oxford

Robin Walker and Gemma Archer respond to common worries teachers have about pronunciation and offer practical solutions to improve your teaching. Over the years, both as teachers and trainers, we’ve noticed the clear interest that most English teachers feel for pronunciation. At the same time, we have also observed that teaching English pronunciation can make far too many colleagues feel anxious. The interest teachers show can only be commended,...
English can be a tricky language, even for those who use it every day. No matter how skilled we are in English, sometimes we slip up and make mistakes when speaking or writing. This happens in every language and for every speaker. In this blog, we'll explore some common errors that English speakers make and why they make them. Although these errors can be confusing, understanding why they make these...
What is mediation in the context of English language learning? In simple terms, it's the process where students understand, relay and adapt information or ideas.   Previously, we discussed ways to develop mediation skills among learners. Today, we delve deeper into using mediation to develop integrated skills – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening – while addressing the varied abilities and unique learner differences within the classroom.  Integrating skills  When planning lessons, it's common...
Because of the way course materials are designed, teachers often use traditional listening exercises in class like gap-fills and multiple-choice questions, to develop their...
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