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June 2021 - Year 23 - Issue 3

ISSN 1755-9715

News from Pavilion

Understanding Teenage Language Learners Online complements Understanding Teenagers in the ELT Classroomalso by Chris Roland. The two books can be used together, as this new title examines how a large numer of principles of best practice from face-to-face lessons (as covered in Understanding Teenagers in the ELT Classroom) translate to online teaching, or they can each be used on their own.

About the author

Chris Roland is a teacher, trainer and ‘ideas man’, well-known for his lively but practical sessions on the international conference circuit. He has taught in both the private academy sector and mainstream education system in Spain as well as holding posts with the British Council in Damascus and Barcelona. He works with teachers across a wide range of contexts. These include in-house training for ELI, the language school where he is based in Seville; intensive courses on methodology for Lexical Lab, London and tutoring on Trinity Diploma courses for Oxford TEFL, Barcelona. He is also the author of Structuring Fun for Young Learners in the ELT Classroom and Structuring Fun for Young Language Learners Online


Welcome to your Pavilion ELT newsletter

In this edition, Rubens Heredia shares five tips to help you help you plan lessons more quickly and effectively, Michelle Ocriciano explores how student anxiety seems to getting more common and how your learners might feel, and we tell you about our latest new release: Understanding Teenagers in the ELT Classroom.


New from Pavilion ELT

Vlog – 5 tips to reduce lesson preparation time

Do you ever feel like you end up spending more time planning lessons than you would like to? Are there reasons it takes you a while to prepare? What kind of resources are you using? With teachers finding they are under increasing pressure these days, is it time to revaluate and find ways you can plan lessons in less time whilst still doing them thoroughly? In his latest vlog, Rubens Heredia shares five tips to help you plan lessons more quickly and effectively.


New from English Teaching professional

Blog – Anxiety in the language classroom

Have you noticed that people are becoming more anxious around you? Are you getting the same sense from your learners? Can you do something to help them? In this blog post, Michelle Ocriciano examines how student anxiety seems to be getting more common in the language classroom and how your learners might feel, whilst offering up some suggestions about what can be done to reduce such anxiety.


New from Modern English Teacher

Blog – Teacher Professional Development – keeping your own motivation going

After a year with no face-to-face conferences or training possible in many parts of the world, many teachers are lacking professional development and motivation, and memories of attending ones are fading. In this month’s blog post from MET, David Dodgson shares ideas to help you engage with your professional development and revitalise your teaching.


New from English Teaching professional

Blog – The undying power of neuromyths in education

Neuromyths are misconceptions generated by misunderstandings of neuroscience research, which are used to advocate the use of brain research in education. But how powerful are these myths in English language teaching, and in education at large? Chiara Bruzzano looks at the evidence and some recommendations.


New from English Teaching professional

Blog – Can you stop fidgeting?

They fidget. They make noises. They randomly walk around. They cannot concentrate. They underachieve. And, they drive me mad! This blog post looks at how ADHD or Tourette’s might appear in the classroom and explains ways to understand rather than control the behaviour.


Coming soon: An Introduction to Evidence-Based Teaching in the English Language Classroom

By Carol Lethaby, Russell Mayne and Patricia Harries

This exciting new title defines evidence-based teaching, examines research findings into evidence-based teaching strategies and considers how they might apply to the teaching and learning of English language.

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