What we Say

By Dr Jeremy Koay A limited view While learner-centred pedagogy is a common idea, evaluation is usually teacher-centred for a number of reasons. The belief that only teachers should evaluate students’ progress is driven by the idea...

By Dr Jeremy Koay A limited view Graded readers are generally understood as storybooks that are simplified and adapted for children by limiting the vocabulary range and controlling the grammatical structures. However, content is not limited to...

By James Jenkin Most people realize that when you teach someone a word, you have to teach what it means.  We do it instinctively, often providing a dictionary-like definition: ‘A clock? That’s the thing that tells...

By James Jenkin Demotivation to learn English, roughly speaking, means losing any enthusiasm to learn the language. Every teacher meets demotivated students. Why have they lost interest? Some researchers (Arai, 2004; Kojima, 2004) have highlighted internal factors:...