In this interview, Adrian Raper talks to Richard Spiby from the British Council on CEFR and the importance to teaching to the test construct.
You have students who need to take IELTS, but your institution doesn’t run IELTS classes. As a busy teacher you don’t have much spare time to support these learners. What to do?
At JALT 2018, Matthias Prikoszovits (MP) from Universität Wien tells Sieon Lau (SL) about the importance of providing vocational experience, cultural knowledge and help on understanding legal language.
Now that we have converted Study Skills Success, Tense Buster, Dynamic Placement Test and Road to IELTS, the big push this year is to upgrade the remaining programs to HTML5 format. Here are the five principle development targets you can look forward to.
We completed the switch-over to the new version of Road to IELTS on 3 December. At that point we said goodbye to V2. Over the course of its life, V2 racked up an impressive 21,823,544 sessions and was used in almost every country in the world — from Australia to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Your student took a placement test. The result was B2. You believe he is B1. What went wrong?
As teachers, from time to time we need to be inspired. Here is a heart-warming story of a Filipino nurse who made the grade.
At the British Council New Directions conference in Kuala Lumpur this month, Adrian Raper described two ways that Artificial Intelligence can help teachers grade student writing.
Sean McDonald of telc Language Tests explains why not all tests are created equal.
Andrew Stokes asks Idah Chunga and Justina Kilumelume how the British Council helps IELTS candidates in Zambia.