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by JamesB
09 Sep 2014, 14:28
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Academic Hours (a maths question?)
Replies: 1
Views: 10864

Academic Hours (a maths question?)

Sorry if this seems to have a tenuous connection to teaching but can someone explain the difference between 'Academic hours' and 'Real Hours' please. I have seen courses advertised using both. For example if a course is 80 real hours, so 4800 minutes, how many Academic hours/minutes would that be? H...
by JamesB
10 Aug 2014, 18:09
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Coursebook vs authentic materials in higher level classes
Replies: 1
Views: 9047

Coursebook vs authentic materials in higher level classes

Hello I am setting up an English school in Italy and can't make a decision as to whether to go the traditional route of having the students buy a coursebook or to use authentic materials as much as possible each lesson for levels B2 upwards (excluding exam classes). At the moment the 'staff' consist...