Supporting Quality English Teaching

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

Hello everyone! A teacher's job is never done.... but it should be! We've blogged previously about how busy we teachers are and all the different, competing demands we face. So, this week make a pledge to: 1. enjoy the Spring sunshine by saving lots of prep-time 2. get that feel-good-factor by putting off doing piles of photocopying and instead  continue to....  get the

Safer Internet

Safer Internet

Safer Internet

Hi Everyone,

I'm Monika Bayer-Berry.  As well as teaching and teacher training , I'm also British Council Poland's Child Protection Officer.  You can find out what Child Protection means to us by clicking here.   As today the UK is celebrating Safer Internet Day I thought you might

8 Fantastic Young Learner Listening Activities

8 Fantastic Young Learner Listening Activities

8 Fantastic Young Learner Listening Activities

Are you ready to roll? Well, I guess not always. We all know the feeling when nothing seems to make us awake and motivated. I'm sure your students very often feel the same way. Not long ago we wrote about energizing adult students, you can read about it here. Now we would like to share with you two activities that can be used

Blog Recipes for Successful Teaching

Blog Recipes for Successful Teaching

Blog Recipes for Successful Teaching

Blog  Recipes for Successful Teaching: Vocabulary and Grammar skills: Read the introduction and background to the Shock Stop activityClick, print, and take into your classroom here Read the introduction and background to the Flashcards - Stop, Look, and Listen activity! Click, print, and take into your classroom here  Read the introduction and background to the Vocabulary or Grammar Review

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Have you been doing additional teaching over the summer or teaching at a children's language camp?  Well you have probably experienced many highs and lows during the process. Any stories to share?  Here's one teacher who can relate to your summer teaching experiences. My name is Erik Jacobson and I was the lead teacher for the first-ever British Council Poland summer