As we face changes, disruptions, and uncertainty in every part of our lives, one thing that has emerged from the last three months with absolute clarity is the importance of teaching online. For many teachers, the shift has been a challenging one. Practically overnight, they were asked to switch from classroom teaching to purely online classes — and often without any training or assistance.
Amongst the many disruptions caused by the covid-19 pandemic has been the closure of IELTS test centres and widespread postponement of IELTS tests. For most students, schools and universities this has brought the academic application process to a halt – but not for all.
Elinor Stokes looks at how Active Reading can support students taking the UK’s ESOL Skills for Life qualifications — any by extension, similar tests in different countries.
Elinor Stokes of Atlas English reviews the new version of Active Reading. The whole of Active Reading is available, free of charge, till 30 November 2019.
Etherton Education, based in Somerset in the UK, provides academic summer courses to students looking to study in a British boarding school or university. They explain why and how they have been using the Dynamic Placement Test for the last two years.