Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning


Presenting language in small fragments hoping that they will one day automatically transform into fluent near-native talk may not be enough. My talk at TESOL Greece highlighted some ways in which skilled performers achieve excellence and focused on practical activities promoting holistic language learning using a variety of […]

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 33,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals Click here […]

Παληά αναγνωστικά: ένας θησαυρός στην οθόνη σας


Μπορεί σ’αυτές τις σελίδες να δημοσιεύω σχόλια που έχουν να κάνουν με την ξενόγλωσση παιδεία, αλλά, νοσταλγικά, αναδημοσιεύω τα παρακάτω, με πολλές ευχαριστίες στον ΟΔΕΓ για την τακτική και πλούσια ενημέρωση Παληά αναγνωστικά: ένας θησαυρός στην οθόνη σας Μια τεράστια δουλειά του blog gnoseis ολοκληρώθηκε. 22 παλιά αναγνωστικά, από το 1936, […]

Why do I Blog?


I am a teacher educator from Athens, Greece. I train English language teachers and help them become better teachers in the classroom. I started blogging in late 2009 my first blog,  Marisa Constantinides – TEFL Matters (in English), was followed by this blog which was originally intended to include topic areas […]

My Learning English journey


For the May #ELTchat challenge, I am handing over our blog to one of my Business English students, Adrian, who has managed to develop a host of helpful learning strategies to use outside the classroom, independently of his teacher. Adrian has travelled a long distance from studying in […]

#ELTchat at the ELTons Awards


ELTons Awards Nomination News May 23, 2012 Innovation in Teacher Resources We are very proud, pleased and honoured to be shortlisted in the nominations for an ELTons award, “the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching (ELT).” For a whole week my blogs will be celebrating the ELTons  award nomination and shortlisting of the #ELTchat […]

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CELTA trainees Summer 2014


 

 

 

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Alice Kondos – Certificate in TEFL Course


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Alice in action

August 2014 – a very special testimonial


A very special surprise awaited us all on the last day of our August 2014 CELTA course – I consider this photo a great testimonial 🙂

 

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And the fun they had with surprising all their tutors

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