The one thing your students have to believe

One of the key takeaway messages at last year’s FAB8 neuroELT conference came from the brilliant Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa: “Students have to believe that YOU believe that they can do it.”   Last month Simon Burgess, a professor of economics at Bristol University, published a paper on the dramatic effect that Michelle Obama had on pupils’Continue reading “The one thing your students have to believe”

Two reasons why doing a movie read-through is good for your English

“SkypeRead brings English-language students – from all over the world – together in a Skype group call to do a read-through of a movie. “It’s fun, it’s a challenge, and it’s very good for your English. “Why is it good for your English? Well, I’m going to explain that with the help of this: HikoneContinue reading “Two reasons why doing a movie read-through is good for your English”