Supporting Quality English Teaching

Pronunciation development

Pronunciation development

Pronunciation development

Beata Mikołajewska presented on behalf of British Council Poland at IATEFL Wroclaw in June 2013. Her presentation was so good we thought we'd share it with you today, so you get to benefit from her ideas on how to unPolish your English.

UnPolish your English - Part 1 -  by Beata Mikołajewska

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Wrting for success

Wrting for success

Wrting for success

Welcome back! What blog readers ask for, blog readers get. In our blog survey, teachers are continually asking for more writing activities. As I've mentioned previously, the blog readers wishes are our demands. So, today to service your request I have called on the skills of Artur Milik one of our British Council teachers who, if you were a student, you would often

Top tips for end of year activities

Top tips for end of year activities

Top tips for end of year activities

Welcome back! A teacher's job is never done, except perhaps over the summer. Have you been a busy teaching bee lately?  I bet you have, with end-of-year tests, additional marking, and all those extra admin tasks you have to undertake! Gosh! Well, we here at the British Council Quality Teaching blog definitely sympathise and my colleague Malgorzata Skora and I

4 fab ways to recycle lexis!

4 fab ways to recycle lexis!

4 fab ways to recycle lexis!

I hadn't had this astonishing realisation until my husband pointed it out yesterday.  We were happily tucking into a delicious dinner, with our dog pretending to sleep under the table (it was a not too smart ruse, quickly revealed to be straightforward, good old fashioned dog begging!) when I suddenly grabbed the juice carton and  launched into a long description of a teaching

How to make the most from the least?

How to make the most from the least?

How to make the most from the least?

Hello again! Today, I'm really excited as I am sharing one of my all time favourite activities. Minimal Pair Telephone Numbers I've used it with all age groups of learners and with varied class sizes from 1:1s to a class of 50 in China! I've also used it with different types of classes including general english, EAP, ESP, and exam preperation.  This activity