Dave Cleary

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Dealing with EFL / ESL students' subject / verb agreement mistakes.

First things first: What is subject / verb agreement?<p>It’s a grammatical rule that states that the verb must agree in number with its subject. In …

#IATEFL 2016 – Corpus Tweets 4

It is good to see a talk on how to create your own corpus as this is arguably one of the key strengths of corpus linguistics i.e. language that is …

Binomials

Photo by @aclil2climb via eltpics<p><i>Binomials are two word expressions (strong collocations) such as "dead or alive", "give and take", "law and order"</i><i>.</i></i> …

Developing as a Manager

This was the title of the first in a series of monthly CPD webinars hosted by the British Council. You can read more about the programme here.<p>This …

Why has the lexical approach been so long in coming?

Opinion<p>Twenty years after the publication of Michael Lewis's seminal book The Lexical approach: The state of ELT and a way forward, the bold prophecy …

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Clarifying Language

As part of my Delta Reflection and Action stage 2 action plan I said that I would try to:move away from a teacher-centred, board-focussed model of …

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What I learnt about teaching from being on TV - ABCDelt

During the last year my director offered me the chance to be on English Club TV and although I was slightly worried about it I took up the …

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain

The human brain wasn’t designed for industrial education.<p>It was shaped over millions of years of sequential adaptation in response to ever-changing …

Nurture Your Inner Inventor With The Extraordinaires

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Got a budding inventor in your house?<p>Brought to you by the folks who make Rory’s Story Cubes, The Extraordinaires Design …

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