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My Canva Journey

My Canva Journey I was introduced to Canva in summer 2019 when I supported American students on their student abroad package here in Scotland.  It was particularly useful to make event posters and schedules with engaging event visuals and Scottish pictures plus they were easy to make and share or collaborate with colleagues.  I taught…

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Teacher Talk

I wanted to explore this theme a bit more after learning about it recently on a course.  I say learning about it, but it was more of a reminder about it because it is something we all do from our very first lesson. What we say during the lesson and more importantly, how we say…

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How do you make time work for you?

How do you make time work for you?  This was our question to the audience (among others) in our Clubhouse chat that took place Friday 29 July within Rachael Robert’s room called ELT Entrepreneurs’ Club that I hosted with Lottie Galpin while Rachael was on holiday.  I think most of us are aware of time…

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Concept Checking Questions

Concept checking questions can prove elusive and they are a little challenging to start with.  It does take a bit of getting used to and some preparation but with some practice they can be achievable.  We use them mainly for language lessons and they are key for grammar – less so for vocabulary but still…

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