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The IATEFL conference = an IMMEASURABLE IMPACT on my career!

The IATEFL Conference in Glasgow was my first IATEFL conference and for sure it won’t be my last! It exceeded all my expectations: insanely well organised, from the information and materials I received in advance, to registration, exhibition and sessions themselves. Everything was perfect: venue, accommodation, facilities, speakers, and not the least, attendees. How wonderful
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Bespoke Business English Lessons

Teaching Business English is fantastic! I like teaching motivated adults for a specific purpose and I consider myself extremely lucky having as students experts in various sectors: banking, insurance, pharmaceuticals, IT, health care. However, I must admit that, despite many years of experience, I still feel secretly insecure when I meet professionals from the business
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DIXIT – a fantastic game for teaching English

I love using board games in my teaching, no matter if they are high-quality printed or hand-made ones. The benefits are enormous: • they are great for learning new words; • I can test my students’ vocabulary and spelling; • they are dynamic and engaging for any age; • they stimulate students’ imagination; • can
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What did yo do in your holiday?

Summer is well and truly here and the holiday season is right around the corner, so many of my students have recently been on holiday or will soon be leaving on one.  I often engage them in conversations about their holidays for several reasons: Students love talking about holidays. The topic allows them to practise
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Business English – Meetings

Collaboration is a key factor in every business and setting aside dedicated meeting times is often the most effective way of making group decisions. Thus, meetings are an important part of most people’s jobs. And if you work in a multinational company, or if your customers are from abroad, many of those meetings will be
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