ELT International provides links to resources, references, and materials for international scholars. If you can’t access any of our content that is based outside your home country, a good VPN (virtual private network) will solve the problem. A VPN works by routing your computer … Read more
Wouldn’t you love your computer to fix all your grammar and spelling errors? Let’s take a look at the state of the art in grammar checkers.
Wouldn’t it be great if your computer software could perfectly, instantly correct all your grammar? Yes, it would be great. No, it can’t do that. If you are a software engineer, get to work on that. We will all buy your magic grammar checker. … Read more
Students often hear that the best way to learn English is to listen to news shows, especially high quality radio programs like those on the BBC or NPR. These can be great, but not for beginners. Television news shows may be even more difficult … Read more
One of the more crucial requirements of an effective language lesson or program is for the learner to receive “comprehensible input.” Programs must provide, not only, rich exposure to language, but they must make sure that learners can comprehend the majority of the language … Read more
If I were ever to give five stars to any book, it would be this one: Graff and Birkenstein’s, They Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Conversation (India). I own, not just, the hard copy, but several copies of it, because … Read more
My first two book reviews on ELT International are really going to set the tone for the pedagogy I support and practice and for how I think my pedagogical stance relates to English as an international language. In general, I’ll keep these reviews short, … Read more
Heather Thomson, a researcher in Canada, has reviewed Bridges: Activities for Thinking, Speaking, & Writing English for a general audience and found the program to be quite applicable even outside the venue where it was created. She used the first unit of the book … Read more