Tagged: elt

What the HECK are ya’ talkin’ about?

If your friend asked you, „Could you come over to my bachelor pad on the weekend and help me to repair the eavestroughs and to move my dresser?”, what would be your fi rst...

Inclusion: two sides of the same coin

For the last two decades, there has been a steady shift toward greater inclusion of children with special educational needs in mainstream classroom settings. At the heart of this tendency lies the fact that,...

Teaching in a freelance economy

The word “career” comes from the Latin “carrus,” meaning “wheeled vehicle”. When it first appeared as a noun in the English language, it meant “racetrack”, which only later changed to the modern “course of...

Writing does not have to be painful

If there is one skill that is neglected duringgeneral foreign language (FL) courses, it needs to be the skill of writing. It so happens that most lower-secondary school classrooms are no exception here. Teachers...

Successful e-learning tutoring

E-learning courses have become a very popular method of acquiring new knowledge and skills. Almost all the universities in the Czech Republic off er their e-courses for their students, but also for the general...

Dictogloss – another approach to teaching grammar

In the history of literacy and in the history of second language learning in particular, there is a long tradition of implementing dictation. Most of us remember it from our schooldays, it is usually...