Blogs and Vlogs from Pavilion ELT
Ten ways to find out your students’ REAL pronunciation problems
I am just one person – Said 7 billion people
5 things you should stop doing in your English lessons
What is your growth focus for 2024?
Poems, poetry, poetic and poets – Project
Authentic but engaging or graded… but dull? Silent videos: the third way
As language teachers, we are often faced with a dilemma: should we choose materials that are authentic but challenging for students, or graded materials that are unengaging? Chiara Bruzzano suggests that the answer may be an unorthodox one: doing away with words in the input by choosing silent videos.
If I wanted it done my way, I would have done it myself
How to deal with emergent language in the classroom
How can we do a deep dive into classroom language, rather than focusing on shallow feedback? Drawing upon his own teaching experience, Damien Herlihy talks about the whats and whys of learner-generated texts using ideas from MET 32.6 and real-life teaching scenarios, and shares a detailed example on how to approach emergent language after a task.
What’s in a name?
Have you ever had your name mispronounced? Have you ever taught a group of students with names that were foreign to you? Have you ever had a student come up to you requesting you call them by a different name? Let’s explore the importance of using names and pick up tips to make all your learners feel valued in class.