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Humanising Language Teaching
Humanising Language Teaching
Humanising Language Teaching


Introducing this issue of HLT Magazine

Contributor's Guidelines

Major Articles

  1. In Memoriam Bonnie Tsai
    joint article
  2. The 10 Commandments of Teaching ‘Generation Y’ with Technology
    Adam John Simpson, Turkey
  3. Implementing Differentiated Grammar Instruction in a Traditional Language Class
    Anne-Sophie Bernard, Luxembourg
  4. The Graphic Novel as a Springboard
    Christine Faber, Luxembourg
  5. A Comparative Study of Two Feedback Methods on Iranian EFL Learners’ Question Formation
    Mahshad Tasnimi, Iran


Mobile Technology Cartoons
found on the web by Hanna Kryszewska, Poland

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Short Articles

  1. The Transition from Primary School to Secondary School in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Malvina E. Massaro, Argentina
  2. Classroom Activities to Facilitate Uptake and Acquisition of Hypothetical Structures
    Shelley Dawson, New Zealand
  3. Let’s Make Love in English
    Danny Singh, UK and Italy
  4. Universal and Diverse
    Paul Dummett, UK
  5. Team Unteaching
    Robin Usher, Hungary
  6. Intercultural Networking and Freinet Pedagogy: Creating Transcultural Learning Partnerships Focused on a Locally Relevant Issue
    Bill Templer, Bulgaria
  7. Happiness in L2 Teaching: Terrors of Misconception and Virtues of Disciplinarity
    Reza Zabihi and Saeed Ketabi
CLELE Journal

Ideas from the Corpora

To Swear or Not to Swear
Roger O’Keeffe, Spain

Lesson Outlines

  1. Explaining Grammar with Microsoft SmartArt
    Simon Mumford, Turkey
  2. Making Grammar Connections, Increasing Connectedness
    Simon Mumford, Turkey
  3. Keeping Up With Fashion: Can Blue Jeans Be Green?
    Aleksandra Zaparucha, Poland, and James Hindson, UK
  4. Writing Letters of Confirmation - Teacher’s Notes & Student Materials Produced and Adapted for Use at a School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
    Sezgi Yalin, North Cyprus

Student Voices

Student Voices on Using New Technologies
Rafael Mendaña, Gemma Miguélez, Toñi Amigo, Jesús Rodicio, Laura Domínguez, Spain


  1. Short Book Reviews
    Hanna Kryszewska, Poland
  2. Seven Animal Stories, reviewed by the author
    Dragana Grozdanić, Croatia
  3. Introverts Can Succeed with Cooperative Learning: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
    reviewed by George Jacobs, Singapore
  4. English for the Zombie Apocalypse
    Robert Campbell and Lindsay Clandfield, UK

An Old Exercise

  1. Types of English language Tests and Their Application in Creating Examination Papers for Technology Students at the University of Food Technologies in Bulgaria
    Ivanka Marinova, Bulgaria
  2. Four Seasons
    Zeineb Haider, Libya

Pilgrims Course Outline

  1. Pilgrims News – Young Learners Courses
  2. Session on British Life and Culture in the 21st Century by Bonnie Tsai
    Anna Nacewicz and Bartosz Czerwiński, Poland
  3. Learning Styles by Bonnie Tsai
    Magdalena Jodłowska, Poland
  4. Session on Listening Skills and Rapport by Bonnie Tsai
    Beata Długozima and Alina Mazurkiewicz, Poland

Readers Letters

Teacher Resource Books Review

  1. Going Mobile from DELTA
  2. Speaking Games from DELTA


Definitely, degree!
Ha Nguyen, Australia

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