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Collocations Activity – Scavenger Hunt

Collocations Activity

Collocations Activity – Scavenger Hunt Texts of different genres will have different distributions of collocations. This activity requires students to look through a text to find different types of collocations. […]

Understanding IELTS and TOEFL Essay Rubrics

IELTS and TOEFL essay rubrics As teachers, it is helpful to use IELTS and TOEFL essay rubrics to guide our students to get top scores on their independent essays. However, sometimes […]

Cubing: Recharging the Power of Brainstorming

“My family had to escape from our country because of it.” My EAP (English for Academic Purposes) class had ‘cubed’ the lesson topic – describing, comparing, analysing, arguing, telling a […]

Academic English Collocations: ColloCaid


Academic English Collocations: ColloCaid Teachers, editors, proof-readers, or indeed anyone who regularly reviews texts can confirm that many writers struggle when choosing word combinations which sound natural. In general, choosing […]

Teaching Tracks: Top Ten

Teaching Tracks: Top 10

Teaching Tracks: Book Review: Chris Walklett, I first came across Chris Walklett’s work in the academic presentations and conference appearances he made in the years leading up to this publication.  […]

Vocabulary Learning: 5 Guiding Principles

Vocabulary Learning

Vocabulary Learning: 5 Guiding Principles Vocabulary is vital to express meaning. Teaching English vocabulary, an important field in language teaching, is worthy of effort. For students to acquire reading, listening, […]