Lucilla Lopriore. 2012. Buzzwords in ELT. Unveiling English. Roma: Editoriale Anicia.

This book is a collection of some of the most relevant issues today in teaching and learning English as a foreign and seconda language. Excellent for pre-service and in-service teacher training, but also as a good read for personal development.

Maria Cinque. 2011. E-teaching. Scenari didattici e competenze dei docenti nell’evoluzione del web. Palermo: Palumbo.

This book and its companion website is a much needed contribution in the area of e-teaching for educators, teachers, trainees and trainers.

Erica Cimarosti sent us this message about a brand new book published by the British Council that can be downloaded for free. Inside you can also find an activity sent by Erica and published in the book. Well done erica and thank you for sharing!

Dear Teacher,
We are very pleased to be able to let you know that Crazy Animals  and Other Activities for Teaching Young Learners, the book of activities compiled from ideas sent in by teachers from all over the world, is now available to download free from the British Council TeachingEnglish website. Just follow the link below:
Thank you for taking part in the project. We hope you enjoy using the book and trying out the activities with your learners.

Best wishes,

Fiona Copland, Sue Garton and Monika Davis


  • Open University (UK) opens its virtual doors and offers the platform LORO for teaching and learning modern languages. You can search for, download and upload materials:

LORO: Language Open Resources Online

  • Do you know that in 2011 Friuli-Venezia Giulia had the highest number of participants and initiatives awarded with GOLD? GOLD is the initiative of the Ministry of Education to promote the use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) for learning and teaching in all levels of schools.

Look at the projects and the ideas: probably you’ll find some colleagues you know!









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