Author Archives: lisajphillips

Practising what you you preach

Have you considered what your teaching beliefs are?  How do they match up with what you actually do in the classroom?  Here’s the recording of this recent workshop where you can follow the same process as I’ve done to evaluate … Continue reading

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Online conferences

Here are the links to the online conferences I’ve done in the last year or so.  Would love to hear your feedback! Collocation Conundrum – lexis and collocation On One Condition – conditionals and spoken fluency I see what you … Continue reading

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Out of thin air – bringing the whiteboard back into clear focus

As a Director of Studies, I don’t get to teach as much as I’d like to these days but this does mean that I observe a lot.  One of the definite perks of the job is that there are so … Continue reading

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Teaching beliefs vs teaching in the real world – eltchat summary November 14th @21 GMT

Inspired by this article by Willy Cardoso, #eltchat-ters on November 14th @ 21 GMT delved into teaching beliefs vs teaching in the real world. Kicking off with the question of when we compromise, there was a discussion of who is … Continue reading

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I see what you mean

Here’s the link to my slides and recording of my recent talk for the 3rd ih Teachers’ Online Conference.  If you try out any of the ideas here, would love to hear from you about how it went :-).

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The importance of punctuation

The importance of punctuation

I just love this so much that I wanted to share it.

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Learning something new

I’m quite a fan of taking up new hobbies.  The last few years have seen me dabbling in tai chi, meditation, flotation tanks, the Japanese dance art of butoh and running, but recently I took up a musical instrument – … Continue reading

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