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Dec 2018 - Year 20 - Issue 6

ISSN 1755-9715




Pilgrims News


Various Articles


Young Learners

1 Creativity and Student-made Materials in Elementary EFL Classes: A Reflection on Practice, Roxy Lee and Stewart Gray, South Korea

2 Digital Self-access Materials for Inclusive Picture Dictation Games, Elisa Bertoldi, Italy



3 Reading Comprehension Strategies: The Neglected Tools. An Experience with EFL Students in a South American Country, Viviana N. Miglino Argentina

4 Interview with Dr Paul Murray, Belgrade English Language Youth Theatre Natasha Jovanovich (Nataša Jovanović), Serbia



5 Meeting the Needs for Computer-based Testing at University Level, Carmen Argondizzo, Jean M. Jimenez and Ian Michael Robinson, Italy

6 Power Points, Robin Usher, Saudi Arabia


Being a Teacher

7 The Good Teacher, the Metaphorical Tickle Trunk, and the Survival of the Fitter, Terence McLean, Canada

8 Why I Am and Am Not Just a Teacher: A Reflection on Teacher Identity and Classroom Emotion in Language Learning, Richard Pinner, Japan

9 Catalysts for Narrative Reflection from Other Fields, James W. Porcaro, Japan

10 The Power of a Successful Classroom… Principles to Live By, Lisa Ng, Malaysia

11 Language Policy: The Case of Hong Kong, Ivy Lai Chun Chun, Hong Kong


21st Century Skills

1 Language Learning Technologies: A Study, Letizia Cinganotto, Italy

2 Global Awareness for the 21st Century. Environmental Education in ELT Coursebooks, Ka Hang Wong, Australia

3 Life is a Journey. A Creative Project, Milka Hadjikoteva, Bulgaria

4 An MI  Lesson Around the Poem: The Rime of Ancient Mariner, by S.T. Coleridge, N Shesha Prasad, India

5 Poems as Creative Writing Activites for ESL Students, Mihaela Schmidt, Croatia


Lesson Ideas

1 Fairytale of New York – A Christmas Activity, Jamie Keddie, Spain

2. 10 Tips and Ideas for Your 'Christmas' Lessons, from ETpedia

3 Teaching a Classic American Short Story for Christmas:  O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi”, Bill Templer,  Bulgaria


Golden Classics

1 How One Teaching Technique Can Hatch Another, Mario Rinvolucri, UK

2 Teaching The Simple Present Using Everyday Activities, Jeff Au Pak Man, Canada


The Creativity Group

Team Building: Inside and Outside the Classroom, Danny Singh, Italy



1 Remembering Simon Greenall. Some Tributes

2 Uppity’s Test, Robin Usher, Saudi Arabia

3 A Grammatical Misunderstanding Between Two Native Speakers of English, Jamie Keddie, Spain



1 Exam Literacy by Jake Hunton, from Crown House Publishing

2 Out of your seats by Anette Igel and James Thomas, from VERSATILE

3 Teaching on a Shoestring: An A–Z of everyday objects to enthuse and engage children and extend learning in the early years, by Russell Grigg and Helen Lewis, from Crown House Publishing

4 Tune into English October 2018, from Fergal Kavanagh

5 ELT Lesson Observation & Feedback Handbook  by Jeanette Barsdell





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