1. Not my words: Passion, passionate.

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    March 13, 2017 by helenwaldron

    Way back in my girls’ grammar school, Mrs Salmon was our wild, passionate teacher. Her wild hair, wild gestures, and …
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  2. When to follow

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    April 25, 2016 by helenwaldron

    In my day, in Britain, having the words „easily led“ in your school report was just about the most damning …
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  3. IATEFL Conference Bingo

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    April 4, 2016 by helenwaldron

    I’m going to my first IATEFL annual conference next week, and inspired by an idea I saw today (for link …
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  4. More about Leadership

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    March 13, 2016 by helenwaldron

    “I’ve added the transcript for that video at the bottom,” said Writewell to Speakeasy. “Yes,“ agreed Speakeasy. “He did speak …
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  5. Book Review: A-Z of Business Activities by Julie Pratten

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    January 28, 2016 by helenwaldron

    Looking at all of the ELT books I’ve reviewed on this blog so far, you’ll notice that I like niche …
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  6. Leadership

    January 17, 2016 by helenwaldron

    “Welcome to the very first meeting of the Bee’s Knees stammtisch!*” There were polite murmurs and the clinking of glasses …
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  7. The Bee’s Knees

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    October 20, 2015 by helenwaldron

    Writewell had finished work in the Hafen City, but instead of taking the train home, she got into the yellow …
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  8. Book review: “Presentation Lesson Hacks”, by Phil Wade

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    September 13, 2015 by helenwaldron

    Why are so many people so terrified of giving presentations? I’ll tell you why, it’s because presentations demand The Full …
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  9. Denouement (…in which our heroes completely miss the point)

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    August 20, 2015 by helenwaldron

    Lightbulbs flashed as they came down to breakfast next morning. “Did you call the press?” asked Speakeasy. “In your dreams,” …
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  10. Depressed

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    August 15, 2015 by helenwaldron

    “What actually happens at a G8 summit?” asked Speakeasy. “Nothing much,” answered Writewell. “It’s just for heads of state to …
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