Dr. Dimitris Thanasoulas talks to TEACHNEWS about TOWER BRIDGE BOOKS.
Dr. Dimitris Thanasoulas has been teaching English across the board for many years, and translating literary and other books from and into English.
The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?
What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than others?
Σύγχρονο «ναρκωτικό» για παιδιά το ίντερνετ
Παραμελούν τα μαθήματά τους, οι βαθμολογίες τους «πέφτουν» απότομα, ενώ μπορεί ακόμη και να εγκαταλείψουν το σχολείο.


Target-language culture in EFL

Culture, apart from any other connotations to do with the artefacts of a given community, involves, and is mainly comprised of, socially acquired knowledge.


Τι συμβαίνει όταν ένα παιδί με ΔΕΠΥ κοιμάται;

Κατά τη διάρκεια του ύπνου ενοποιούνται οι συναισθηματικές αναμνήσεις των παιδιών, όχι όμως και σε αυτά που έχουν Διαταραχή Ελλειμματικής Προσοχής και Υπερκινητικότητα ( ΔΕΠΥ ), σύμφωνα με έρευνα που...


Student Demotivation

Introduction   We have elsewhere concerned ourselves with student motivation and what teachers can do to foster it. In this article, we shall introduce the notion of ‘student demotivation’, mainly drawing upon...


“Why can’t a woman be more like a man?”

A major and besetting issue in sociolinguistics has been the close affinity between language and sex. More specifically, a question germane to our discussion is, “Why does women’s speech differ...


8 Τρόποι να μιλήσετε στο παιδί σας για τη Δυσλεξία

Να ξεκινήσετε μια συζήτηση με το παιδί σας για να το ενημερώσετε ότι αντιμετωπίζει κάποια μαθησιακή δυσκολία, όπως η δυσλεξία, δεν είναι πάντα εύκολο. Είναι όμως απαραίτητο. Μόνο έτσι θα...


What is Learner Autonomy and How Can it be Fostered?

1. Introduction   Over the last two decades, the concepts of learner autonomy and independence have gained momentum, the former becoming a ‘buzz-word’ within the context of language learning (Little, 1991: 2).



“You see, really and truly, apart from the things anyone can pick up (the dressing and the proper way of speaking, and so on), the difference between a lady and...


Do idioms really call the shots?

There is no denying that idioms put most learners of English through their paces as the former seem to crop up without rhyme or reason. You see? Even an introductory...


Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.


Don’t use the word ‘lazy’

People with dyslexia have to work harder to produce a smaller amount.

They will have difficulty staying focused when reading, writing or listening.