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Exam Skills
 
Advice from IATEFL
 
Advice from IATEFL

Introduction

 
Advice from IATEFL
This section brings you top tips for tackling exams from members of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. This advice was gathered at the 40th International Annual IATEFL Conference, held in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK, 8 - 12 April 2006.









The importance of reading
Alan Maley
Find out why reading is 'perhaps the most important thing you can do'. Three experts, including Alan Maley, the respected TEFL author, talk about what to read and how to read better.

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A little bit of vocabulary can take you a long way
Tips for building up your 'bank' of English. And John Walsh, from the Bournemouth English Book Centre, explains how to get the most from a dictionary.

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Start thinking like a teacher
Two experts describe a handful of smart strategic approaches to preparing for exams.

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Talk, talk, talk (even to yourself!)
Why you can't learn English just from a book. Make time to sit and talk with students of the same level - experts say you'll help each other to achieve exam success.

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