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Taking the leap: An interview with a course participant

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Taking the leap: An interview with a course participant

Last year, Magdalena Szymanek left Poland to attend Managing and Developing Self and Others in London. Little did she know that the course would affect her career, prompting her to study Management and Human Resources at university. We spoke to Magda about self-fulfilment, her new European identity and living in line with the message of her favourite song.

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Teacher's Corner: Variations on Classics

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Teacher's Corner: Variations on Classics

Varying classroom tasks is a great way to keep things interesting - for you as well as your students. Caroline Tillotson, Assistant Director of Studies at ADC, likes to twist "classic" learning games into something a little bit more creative to maximise her students' experience. Check out her tips here.

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Teacher's Corner: Pacing your lesson

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Teacher's Corner: Pacing your lesson

Varying the pace and energy of a lesson can make a significant difference to the students’ level of engagement and their responsiveness to the activities presented. Giulia, Director of Studies at ADC, has listed a few activities that will help make your classroom a more dynamic environment. Why don't you plan your next lesson around some of her tips?

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Nice to meet you!

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Nice to meet you!

Meet our new ADoS, Caroline Tillotson. With a background as a teacher for adults and teenager as well as a teacher trainer and manager, she is perfect for the job. We are more than happy to welcome her to our team.

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Postcard from Harrow: An interview about CLIL

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Postcard from Harrow: An interview about CLIL

Danish teacher Kim Bjerringgaard signed up for our first CLIL course in September in the hope of learning more about the methodology behind the practices he has used in his lessons for many years. Linnea asked him about globalised education, the benefits of CLIL and the joy of speaking English on a daily basis.

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Nice to meet you!

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Nice to meet you!

We are happy to introduce Giulia Revelli as our new Director of Studies. She coordinates English classes and Professional Development courses  at ADC College, ensuring sessions are tailored to the participants’ needs. 

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Teacher's corner: Dealing with large classes

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Teacher's corner: Dealing with large classes

Sometimes teachers can get discouraged when teaching large classes, as they might encounter problems not experienced elsewhere in their lives. Does it sound familiar? Our Director of Studies, Giulia Revelli, has drafted a list of tools that can help you get through common problems when facing a big group of students.

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Teacher's corner: Collocations

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Teacher's corner: Collocations

Our trainer Giulia wants you to be full of inspiration and energy. To help you with that, she has decided to share a few useful tips in every newsletter straight from our English classroom. This month’s topic is collocations – what they are and how they can be taught.

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