ELT Library

Flipped Classroom

This short video briefly displays flipped classes and how different they are with the traditional teacher-fronted classrooms.

One Simple Method to Learn Any Language

While few of us will ever take on the ambitious challenge of learning four foreign languages in a year, many of us yearn to be more proficient in another language. The secret to success as it turns out is simpler than you think. Scott Young is a blogger, speaker, and author.

How can we keep Earth’s 7000 languages?

Of the 7,105 or so living languages on Earth, only about 100 get attention from the commercial world. The technology my company has developed for customers happens to be superbly suited to creating and delivering web and mobile materials for teaching and learning under-supported languages. We establish and work with “7000 Partnerships” to put that technology in the hands of experts and passionate advocates for less-common languages. There is no cost to 7000 Partnerships or the individual 7000 Language Teams.

Teaching English without Teaching English | Roberto Guzman

In this talk Roberto discusses his three phase system which he uses to teach English without teaching English, to improve the learning experience for students and the teaching practice for professors. Robert Guzman is a full professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Aguadilla Campus. Guzman teaches undergraduate English courses in which he stresses the development of critical thinking skills and hands on language development skills.

Breaking Bad Teaching Habits

This video shows three negative teaching habits: talking to the board, echoing student comments, and interrupting students to supply answers. The teacher demonstrates alternative behaviors to help you change these ineffective approaches.

Impact of PTE Academic on language testing and learning

The design of PTE Academic discourages cramming for the test and instead requires test takers to become comfortable with the English language. Conceivably, the test will contribute to a positive washback.