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5 statements to consider about experimental practice

This blog post forms part of my preparations for my mini talk at IATEFL Liverpool in just over two months’ time. I recently asked a question in the IATEFL Facebook Group which got me thinking a bit more about what I actually understand experimental practice and...

I have eaten a biscuit

Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) seems to me to be an interesting area to explore for DELTA Experimental Practice. Revell and Norman (1997:14) describe NLP as … a collection of techniques, patterns and strategies for assisting effective communication, personal...

Ben Franklin got it wrong #failure

You may be familiar with this one… By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. …or words to that effect. Benjamin Franklin’s statement is a mantra for those who believe preparation is everything (and for whom an unplugged classroom may be a...

Mine, mine, mine

Two days ago, I was lucky enough to attend a DELTA input session about using dogme in the language classroom. Luke Meddings was the invited speaker at UCL, and for one and a half hours on a Thursday evening we discussed teaching unplugged in the context of our teacher...