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August 2021 - Year 23 - Issue 4

ISSN 1755-9715



Pilgrims News

  1. Pilgrims News, Chaz Pugliese, Director of Education at Pilgrims

Various Articles

  1. Reflecting on Fossilisation, Laura Edwards, Germany
  2. To Meta or Not to Meta, Vincent Wongaiham-Petersen, Germany/Philippines
  3. Otto's English, Thomas Martini, Germany
  4. Boosting Employees’ Intercultural Job Performance with a Flexible Business English as a Lingua Franca (BELF) Mindset as Agile Learning Companions, Katrin Lichterfeld, Germany
  5. Classroom Language and Teacher Language Proficiency – Ideas for Course Design, Khanh-Duc Kuttig, Germany

21st Century Skills

  1. An Introduction to Systems Thinking and Wicked Problem Solving, Victoria Sheppard, Germany
  2. Communicative Dimension of Dignity in Second Language Teaching, George Bradford Patterson, US

Lesson Ideas

  1. Teaching English through Food, Betsy Hollweck, Germany
  2. Breaking Through: 6 Ways to Make Breakout Rooms Work for You, Claire Smith, Germany
  3. Odd vs Even, Khanh-Duc Kuttig, Germany
  4. Macbeth for Bankers, Thomas Martini, Germany
  5. Quotes about Teaching, Hanna Kryszewska, Poland
  6. Communicating  through  Constructive Alliterations in Second Language Teaching, George Bradford Patterson, US

Golden Classics

  1. Creativity Through Constraints – Writing 2, Hanna Kryszewska, Poland

The Creativity Group

  1. A New Normal : A List Poem, Stefania Ballotto, Italy
  2. Finding Poems, Alan Maley, UK


  1. Dogme and I, Anthony Gaughan, Germany
  2. 30 Years TEFL, Lorcan Flynn, Germany
  3. A Student’s View, Steven Feldmann, Germany
  4. Why I’ll miss the digital classroom, Kit Flemons, Germany
  5. Being Taught or Teaching Online (1), collected by Hanna Kryszewska, Poland


  1. The Creative Teacher’s Compendium: An A-Z Guide of Creative Activities for the Language Classroom, an author’s review by Alan Marsh, UK
  2. Short Book Reviews, Hanna Kryszewska Poland
  3. Mentoring Teachers to Research their Classrooms: A Practical Handbook by Richard Smith, reviewed by Brian Welter, Taiwan
  4. ‘The First Four Years of English’ by Christoph Jaffke, reviewed by Henk van Oort, The Netherlands
  5. Tune into English, Fergal Kavanagh, Italy
  6. Hellyer’s Coup, reviewed by Philip Prowse, UK


  1. Looking at Language… Tongue in Cheek, found on the net by Paul Davis


  1. The Magic Circle, Lorcan Flynn, Germany
  2. Never, Mahnaz (Mahsa) Ezhdehakosh, Iran

To the Editor