Current issue: 21:2 April
The current issue of Modern English Teacher has been published and posted to subscribers.
In this issue of Modern English Teacher:
We are what we wear
Simon Andrewes explains why English as a Lingua Franca is a different not a lesser goal for language learners.
Lexical density in English
Leo Selivan looks at the influence of French and what it means for teachers.
Creativity in the language classroom
Jill and Charlie Hadfield introduce creativity into vocabulary teaching.
Wayne Rimmer looks at ways to use mini-boards.
Activities for bored invigilators
Simon Mumford finds some productive ways to spend ‘dead’ time.
Writing a fifty-word story
Phil Keegan describes a creative writing activity.
Andrew Sampson uses email for authentic writing practice.
Tech News & Events
Moodle assisted learning
Rolf Tynan explains how to implement integrated online courses.
Mobile learning: what is it and why should you care?
Nicky Hockly asks how teachers can introduce mobile learning into their teaching.
Extending the classroom – part 1
Anna Kamont introduces some tried and tested websites.
Michael Carrier looks at software solutions for classroom management.
Text messaging – a language learning opportunity?
Lesley Lanir asks what function texting can have in language learning.
Spare the red pen!
Icy Lee suggests ten formative feedback strategies in L2 writing
Literature in the Business English classroom
Donald Jack proposes languagethrough-literature in Business English.
A TOPIC for discussion
Linda Hanington outlines the key elements in successful discussions
Phillip Brown puts student presentations and technology in perspective.
Debunking authentic listening
Sheila Thorn suggests ways to get students to listen more effectively.
Teaching English language and literature in non-native contexts
Boutkhil Guemide puts the case for teaching literature.
Alex Case explains the URA (Use Recall Analyse) approach.
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES
EAP can be Cool
Marian Barry takes a broader view of EAP.
A Book I’ve Used
Hot Spot 5
English for Cabin Crew
English for Negotiating
English for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Dr. Nataša Bakić-Mirić
Macmillan Biographies –
Macmillan Readers –
Persuasion/Call of the Wild/
Much Ado About Nothing
English Language Teaching Matters
Exploring English Language Teaching: Language in Action
Javad Gholami and Masoumeh Samadi
English Grammar Today: An A-Z of Spoken and Written Grammar
Vocabulary Matrix: Understanding, Learning,
Dr. Lee Van Canh