IH Journal of Education and Development

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Using Video: Theory By Sebastian Taylor The first of two articles on the role of video material in second language acquisition, and its practical use in the classroom. Following on from Mark Lowe’s recent article in issue 23 of the IH Journal, I thought it might be interesting to consider some of the theory behind, research into ...

Andrew G. Scott

Issue 26 of the IH Journal has a wonderfully wide range of topics. Some writers’ names are familiar from past issues while others are new. I would like to welcome all of them and thank them for the time and effort they have put into their articles. Content and Language Integrated Learning continues to develop and ...

Editorial Classroom Matters Using video: theory - Sebastian Taylor The Common European Framework of Reference CEF backwash - Roger Hunt CEF activity packs - Neil McMahon Content and Language Integrated Learning CLIL: an interview with Professor David Marsh English through Music or Music through English? - Jane Willis Management Matters ‘Where the buck stops’: the work of the DOS - Ron White ELT in a crisis- ...

Kallimni ‘Arabi Bishweesh is part of a planned series of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic course books for adults. As the first of this series, It combines authentic everyday cultural content, comprehensive grammar, and real-life functional language. and complies with the guidelines for teaching and learning Arabic of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages ...

by Michael Carrier IH Growth The IH network continues to grow steadily as we identify new high-quality schools around the world. We are now 150 schools in 53 countries, and we hope to reach the target of 55 countries very shortly - as this year we celebrate the 55th anniversary of International House, founded in Spain in ...

By Margaret Horrigan Introduction For years I struggled with Underhill’s chart (1994 1: viii) not because it was so difficult to use but simply because it didn’t really help me to illustrate how I personally produced the sounds and an ongoing battle arose. I have spent about six years working on the Colour Coded Phonemic chart. My ...

by Fiona Thomas I’m sure that many readers will have heard of the name Net Languages by now. Something to do with online language courses? Some sort of connection to International House? Whether Net Languages rings any bells or not, now is the time to find out more about what Net Languages is and how International House ...

by Sulaiman Jenkins As a result of accumulating tremendous wealth from oil exports, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has been able to undergo massive development in infrastructure and in its economy. Moreover, government officials have been keen to use the country’s resources to maintain its development as they strive to be competitive in an international ...

The Fonix, run for the first time in 2008, is a competition for students of English. It is also a marketing opportunity for schools. I caught up with Jonathan Dykes, the Chief Executive of the IHLS Group, to find out more. Ed: Where did the idea come from? What were the main aims of the project? JD: ...