The voices we hear in day-to-day life aren’t always what they seem. In this post, we’ll identify the benefits of using computer generated voices as a resource for teachers, students and publishers – then we’ll ask whether the technology is up to the job yet.
Intonation: Guidelines, not rules
We discovered the hard way that generally accepted ‘rules’ for intonation are often misleading. Clear Pronunciation 2 balances ‘rules’ and ‘guidelines’. Here’s how.
Internationalising an English test
Can we, and should we, make English tests more international? Andrew Stokes explores the possibilities.
Expert tips for IELTS Writing
In the final instalment of this series, you will find the top tips, videos and fact sheets for IELTS Writing.
Expert tips for IELTS Speaking
Here are four pieces of IELTS Speaking advice from top experts, along with links to prep videos and fact sheets for teachers to use however they wish.
Expert tips for IELTS Listening
Top advice from IELTS experts, links to prep videos, and fact sheets – all for you to use however you wish.
Expert tips for IELTS Reading
We have pooled the top four pieces of advice for each skill and added links to prep videos and handy fact sheets for teachers to use however they wish.
EdTech over time
Andrew Stokes and Samuel Sheinberg look back on how EdTech has changed over the last 30 years and what we can expect in the future.
Reading is the new Speaking
How can we best equip migrants with the language skills they need to integrate effectively into their communities? It starts with Reading.
Helping students avoid plagiarism
Andrew Stokes takes a look at how Study Skills Success can help students avoid plagiarism.