Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Thoughts on ELT, English and whatever else comes into my head

A new book to solve your conversation class problems

General English classes, especially intensive courses in summer, can mean having to think up a speaking topic for an hour every day. The classic solution¬†(once Taboos and Issues is exhausted … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 9 Comments

TEFL AirBnB

I had an idea a year or two ago. “Who cares?” you may say — quite rightly. Ideas are pretty worthless in themselves as I’ve said before, plus no-one really … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why England should vote Remain

This week’s referendum on the EU has brought out the emotional, the proud, the sense of the shared cause in people whether they’re about to vote Leave or Remain. At … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment