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Take your time and navigate through our friendly interface, read useful articles on the various teaching methods, find free resources and ideas to make your lessons more interesting. We have developed this area to bring Express Publishing closer to you and your needs. Welcome to the corner designed by teachers who care for teachers who dare!


Communicative writing tasks

How often do you avoid doing writing in class because it seems a bit boring and set it for homework instead?

How often do your students not do their writing homework or make a sub-standard effort? Well, writing in class can be fun and you can even sneak it in without students noticing! Best of all, it doesn’t always need to be a solitary activity: it can be collaborative and communicative. Here are some ideas to try out in the classroom.     read more >>


Using Readers


Graded readers or ‘readers’ are books that have had the language level simplified to help second language learners read them. The language is graded for vocabulary, complexity of grammar structures and also by the number of words. They are made to cater for all levels from beginners through to advanced. As you know, Express Publishing has many for all levels.



Emotional Intelligence and ELT

The theory of Emotional Intelligence and its measurement, the Emotional Quotient (EQ) were developed in the 1970s and 80s but popularised by Daniel Goleman in the mid-90s. EQ is one of many concepts and models originating in psychology which are being incorporated into language teaching. Goleman defines EQ as ‘the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions well in ourselves and in our relationships.’     read more >>


Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)

NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) has been around in language teaching longer than we may realise. Those teachers who incorporate elements of suggestopedia, community language learning, music, drama and body language into their lessons are already drawing on NLP as it stood twenty years ago.     read more >>