Dyslexia in the English as a foreign language classroom

DYSLEXIA, WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Dyslexia is a reading disability caused by a defect in the brain’s processing of graphic symbols, but it is not an illness and it is not rare. A lot of people have dyslexia, and not only children. Many kids with dyslexia worry that there is something wrong with them, they can…

Rhythm and rhyme

Author: Rebecca Place  Rebecca Place is a teacher of Young Learners at the British Council in Bilbao. She has trained teachers in Synthetic Phonics and has spoken about rhythm and rhyme at various Macmillan Teachers’ Days around Spain. In this article Rebecca discusses how chants, rhymes and songs can help to develop young learners’ communicative…