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If you've come to this site, it probably means you are thinking about doing a CELTA, are due to start a CELTA, or have recently completed a CELTA. Hopefully this site has something to offer you no matter which of these categories you fall into. Who am I and why do I think I can …

Looking at lead-ins

What is a lead in? It’s the beginning of the lesson. The students have arrived. They’ve got out their books. It’s time to start the lesson…but how? With a lead in. But what exactly do we mean and what should it achieve? A lead-in should do exactly what it says – lead in to the …

New feature…

Infographics  Appearing today...the first in a series of infographics designed to give quick and helpful tips and info on key topics in a more visual format. The first is about listening. Watch this space...more to follow. And if you have any requests, leave a comment and we'll see what we can do.