OPINIONS

One of the more innovative add-ons that accompanies the OUTCOMES series of General English coursebooks we wrote for National Geographic
Pronunciation:  Really? Do I have to? While the bulk of Beginner coursebooks on the market are pretty uniform when it
One of the side-effects of being a coursebook writer and teacher with a relatively high social media profile is that
We're very pleased to be able to offer you another in our series of occasional guest posts by teachers and
A spiralling syllabus is NOT just about grammar Hopefully, you'll have read our previous post on a spiral syllabus. In
Making choices about vocabulary: teaching what’s relevant to most students, responding to individuals In our last post, we looked at
Just enough grammar and a spiral syllabus In our last post on teaching beginner-level students, we stated this principle: While
If that’s what it’s not, what is it? My post about the Beginner syllabus and short answers with auxiliaries has
Like many of you, my first encounter with Michael Lewis came via his seminal 1993 book The Lexical Approach: The
One of the curiosities of the dominant grammar syllabus at low levels is that certain 'higher-level' grammar does occasionally creep