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December 2022 - Year 24 - Issue 6

ISSN 1755-9715



Pilgrims News

  1. Humanism in Language Teaching Today by Pilgrims Trainers, Mercedes Pérez Berbain interviews Chaz Pugliese Director of Education and Teacher Training at Pilgrims, and Hania (Hanna) Kryszewska, editor of Humanising Language Teaching

Various Articles - Skills

  1. Writing: A Latent Problem in the Students of the Language Center of the University of Guantanamo, Yamiriam Ruiz Boicet and Yanelis Jovellar Iznaga, Cuba

Various Articles - Culture

  1. Lessons in Intercultural Communication … from Teenagers, Paul Dummett, UK and Samir Salama, Palestine
  2. Similarities Found Between Cultures of Korea and Manipur, Ahanthem Romita Devi, India

Various Articles - Language

  1. ELT Vocabulary: What Does It Mean to Really “Know” a Word?, Clare Maas, Germany

Various Articles - In Class, In the Group

  1. Metacognitively Speaking: Collaborate, Communicate and Connect, Michael Yosef, Japan   
  2. Peer Feedback in Formative Learning, Valentina Batagelj, Slovenia

Various Articles - Teacher Training

  1. Telegram as a Tool for Remote Teacher Training, Juana Sagaray and Maria Teresa Fernandez, Venezuela, Wendy Arnold, United Kingdom

21st Century Skills

  1. ‘What is ‘Zoom Fatigue’ and How Does It Affect Language Teachers?, Lindsay Clandfield, UK, and Jill Hadfield, New Zealand
  2. Using Microbreaks in Online Language Teaching, Lindsay Clandfield, UK, and Jill Hadfield, New Zealand
  3. Flipped Classroom by Edpuzzle in the Context of Freshmen’s Learning ELF, Mai Tran Thi Thanh, Vietnam
  4. Using Netflix in the EFL Classroom – An Example, Anna Pereszlényi, Hungary

Lesson Ideas

  1. Christmas Fun: Nativity Scenes, Hanna Kryszewska, Poland
  2. The Song on Speak Up: All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey
  3. Fingerprint Art - Creative Writing, Valentina Batagelj, Slovenia
  4. Bringing Pub Quizzes into the Classroom, Anna Pereszlényi, Hungary
  5. From Sentences to Paragraphs: Tenses, Time Clauses, and Model Writing, Terence McLean, Canada
  6. 5 Ways To Learn Different Accents Of English, Robert Macro
  7. How a Teacher-coach Can Instil Intrinsic Motivation, Emmanuelle Betham, UK

Golden Classics

  1. Cuisenaire Rods Today, John Hughes, UK  

The Creativity Group

  1. Flash Fiction, Jamie Keddie Spain
  2. Making Short Stories out of Your Life Experiences, Andrew Wright, Hungary
  3. The Efate Novelists, Brian Tomlinson, UK
  4. Growing Up, Péter Medgyes, Hungary


  1. What Is Important in Teacher Education, collected by Hanna Kryszewska, Poland


  1. Mid-Atlantic English in the EFL Context: Research into the Linguistic Mixing of British and American English, reviewed by the author, Andy Mering, Switzerland
  2. Short Book Reviews, Hanna Kryszewska, Poland
  3. Crown House Publishing: 40 Ways to Diversify the History Curriculum: A practical handbook by Elena Stevens
  4. Tune into English, Fergal Kavanagh, Italy


  1. The Dalai Lama Joke,  Jamie Keddie, Spain


  1. Land of Lights, Arslan Tahir Qureshi, Pakistan

To the Editor