Glossary

You can see here some of the terminology used in Week 5.

Published material – things written specially for ELT

Coursebooks (e.g. Student’s book, Teacher’s book, CD Roms, DVDs), ebooks, supplementary materials made for ELT (eg books with listening, reading or grammar exercises).

Authentic material – things written for people in the English-speaking world

Newspapers, magazines, leaflets, brochures, menus from restaurants, YouTube videos, songs.

Realia – real objects

A bag of fruit (oranges, apples, bananas, pears, grapes); classroom items (pen, sharpener, shelf, stapler, etc.).

Digital resources – resources available online

Online games, Cambridge English website (materials for exam and non-exam classes, lesson plans, visual aids, texts, YouTube clips), Teacher’s and learners’ mobile phones.

Digital tools – resources for teachers

English Vocabulary Profile, English Grammar Profile, Text Inspector.

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