IH Journal of Education and Development

IH Journal Issues:

Sandy Millin issue 40

“It introduced me to an amazing group of educators around the world. It opened my eyes to the range of classrooms and contexts in which English is taught. It gave me ideas for my classes. It inspired me. It led me to start my blog and to many of the posts on it. It took me to conferences. It gave me ...

Lee McCallum issue 40

Assessment mysteries and fears In my current Higher Education teaching context, we are gearing up for final exams and to say students are worried, stressed and anxious would be an understatement. While I began my teaching career working with YLs, teens and adults in a variety of different contexts and situations, the commonality between these settings ...

David Mann issue 40

An approach to teaching English to Japanese students from highly specialised fields. I’ve been involved in English for Specific Purposes (ESP), particularly with technically-minded students, for the last 18 years in Japan. I quickly began to notice a yawning chasm between the English teacher’s world and the world of the technical specialist. This article is an ...

Alex Zagorac issue 40

Speaking exams, be it Cambridge Main Suite or any other, require training in exam strategies, for a simple reason: time limitation.  A candidate must structure their speech within a limited time frame so as to demonstrate a range of grammar and vocabulary, and also to have enough ideas to put forth when discussing the questions ...

Heather humphries

Trying to encourage our students to both enjoy and benefit from reading texts in class can be a challenge and we often repeat the same task types with limited results. Below are a few extra ideas to help you think of twists on using texts in class to practise a range of skills, focus on ...

David Petrie

If you teach exams, you are probably familiar with the acronyms IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language – internet based test).  These are possibly the most popular English language exams in terms of annual candidate numbers though, as candidate numbers are quite difficult to find, ...

Maureen

I’ve had an interesting few weeks recently, watching a situation unfold in my daughter’s workplace. The fields we work in are related, in a way, which means we have some understanding of each other’s context; however, they are more different than similar, if that makes any sense. For background, part of her and her colleagues’ ...

Chris Kelly

Discrimination is an ugly word. Nevertheless, when 70% of the jobs advertised on tefl.com require native speakers (Kiczkowiak: 2014) and many of the rest of them express a preference for such people, there is really no other way to describe it. The real question, then, is not whether or not discrimination exists, as that much ...

Yvonne Dagan

Part one of this article appeared on the IH Journal blog earlier in July: http://ihjournal.com/blog  As teachers, we might be answering our call to a higher vocational power but the people recruiting us are making business decisions against market-driven revenue and fixed costs, of which we are one. It is therefore essential to have some business acumen ...

French

Vous êtes à la recherche d’un article plein de termes techniques et d’idées révolutionnaires qui vont complètement changer votre manière d’enseigner ? Alors ne continuez pas la lecture parce que vous risquez de perdre votre temps, désolé. En revanche, si des mots comme sincérité, authenticité, et ouverture d’esprit vous intéressent, je vous propose de me suivre. ...