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Chat GPT: Educator’s Friend or Foe?

Chat GPT: Educator’s Friend or Foe? It took only 5 days for Chat GPT3 to reach a million+ users. Predictions for its use included helping answer questions, run a business, […]

4 Ways to Decolonize Your English Classes

In today’s world, it’s hard to deny that the ability to speak English can offer students real professional and academic advantages.  However, English education as an institution, has a dark […]

Social Reform, ‘Woke’ and ELT


‘Woke’ activists have been telling us to ‘wake up’ for the past two years: Wake up to issues of discrimination concerning gender, sexual orientation (LGBT) and race. Meanwhile, the ‘‘cancel […]

Cambridge University Press: Dedicated Teacher Award

Cambridge University

Cambridge University Press, the publishing division of the University of Cambridge, has awarded its 2021 Dedicated Teacher Award to Annamma Lucy, a social studies teacher working in Dubai. Teachers are […]

American, British, and Euro-English


Compared to other Indo-European languages, English grammar is rather uncomplicated. Verb conjugation by person, for instance, is virtually nonexistent; and unlike in German and the Balto-Slavic languages, there is no […]

Constructivist Theory, Connection and Rubrics

Constructivism in English Language Teaching

Teachers are “vehicles of power”. Teachers must provide circumstances for students to accomplish empowerment. It is only possible when we as teachers take a critical stance to our activities. Most […]

Analogies Can Teach Anything

Analogies Can Teach Anything

by Glenn G. Dahlem, Ph.D. All educators have long known about testing and pretesting based on using analogies.  “Nine is to eighty-one as four is to: a. five, b. sixteen, […]

Elocution Teaching and Its Place in ELT

Elocution Teaching

Elocution Teaching and Its Place in ELT Tiptoeing through the minefield of international business communication in itself is already stressful enough, as speaking another language is not merely about learning […]