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How to get a good night’s sleep

Skills  Assignment Text One Ever since he retired, Edward dreads going to bed at night. He’s afraid that when he turns off his light, he will just lie there with his eyes open and his mind racing. “How can I break … Continue reading

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An overview of the CELTA Course (and how not to implode).

If you’re not sure what CELTA involves, then this account from our affiliate cousin IH Belfast is a very good guide… An overview of the CELTA Course (and how not to implode)..

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A Capitol CELTA…

Was great to hear today from one of our January 2014 alumni, who’s currently putting everything she learnt on her CELTA at IH Buenos Aires into practice… Dear Kate and Fran, It’s Jessica from the January 2014 CELTA class. I … Continue reading

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Considering doing a CELTA

Here are a couple of useful resources for those of you thinking about doing a CELTA but are still not quite sure what you’d be letting yourself in for… First up, is a very useful video from Cambridge English – … Continue reading

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IH Teachers Online Conference – 50 years of IH Teacher Training

On Friday 25th May teachers from all of the IH schools around the world (over 150 in over 50 countries) will be coming together online to share experiences and knowledge and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first IH teacher training course, … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 edition of the IH journal out now!

 
 Dear All,

We are very pleased to be sending you the spring edition of the IH Journal – issue 32.   In this issue we have included the new special interest columns – Developing teachers and Young Learners.
 
The contents page below will give you a taster of what you can find in Issue 32. To read more, click here!

Celebrating 50 years of teacher training

Classroom Matters

  • Listening and self-access: a perfect partnership – Arizio Sweeting
  • Politeness and pragmatics in NNS interactions – Chia Suan Chong
  • Surviving your first year as an ELT teacher: what the CELTA doesn’t prepare you for as a NQT – Lewis Waitt

 
Management Matters

  • Delegation – Letting go or losing control? – Maureen McGarvey

 
Teacher Training and Development

  • The first ever IH Teachers’ online conference: ‘a proud moment in IH history!’ – Alastair Grant
  • Observations on observations – Chris Ożóg
  • IH CPD scheme – Shaun Wilden
  • Leaving a mark – Colin Barnett
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Special Interest Columns

  • Young Learners – Kylie Malinowska, IHWO YL Advisor
  • Developing Teacher – Sandy Millin, IH Newcastle

 
Reviews
Speak Out series – reviewed by Stefano Federici, IH Rome Manzoni
Digital Play – reviewed by Shaun Wilden, IHWO
Communicative activities for EAP – reviewed by Norman Cain, IH Rome Manzoni
Teaching the pronunciation of ELF – reviewed by Chia Suan Chong, IH London

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Two Years On – looking back on my CELTA experience

Lorraine Kipling, who took the CELTA with us in August 2009, looks back on her experience and how it helped during her first two years of teaching: My CELTA training experience at IH Belgrano was entirely positive. Of course it was stressful … Continue reading

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CELTA & DELTA at International House Buenos Aires

CELTA & DELTA at International House On Friday 8th July 2011, Bruce Thompson and Neil McMahon presented the CELTA and DELTA options available at International House Buenos Aires.  Here are the slides from that presentation, which explain what a CELTA would give … Continue reading

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Motivating your students: A 10-step guide – By Hugh Dellar

Hugh Dellar Motivating your students article

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DOS Conference – Filmed sessions

Filmed sessions from the recent DOS Conference online: External sessions can be accessed either through the banner on our homepage or by clicking http://www.ihworld.com/video/category.asp?c=5. Internal sessions can be accessed by clicking http://www.ihworld.com/an/video/category.asp?c=6. Please remember that you will need your username … Continue reading

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