About Hajba László

László Hajba is a freelance teacher and materials writer based in Budapest, Hungary. Besides being a teacher of English and Hungarian as a foreign language he is also interested in using ICT, video games and other digital technologies in education, particularly tablets and smartphones.

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Making Global Issues Local

The following article describes a lovely way to make grand sounding concepts easy and understandable for everybody. It takes three examples from widely distributed text books for teaching English and breaks them down to the exercise level. This is done in such a way that even the most unwilling learner is made aware of the […]

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ELT in A Globalized World

The author demonstrates how to localise global themes in the English coursebook with two detailed examples, so that teachers can engage students more in the learning process, to generate more live language for their immediate use, and to raise their awareness and responsibility as global citizens in the future. Xiaobing Wang ELT in A Globalized […]

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Teaching against prejudice

The following Bibliography and attached exercises represent one of GISIG’s core aspects of teaching: making learners aware of how easy it is to stereotype and cast out others from one’s own society. In the Bibliography section it also gives help to teachers and course organisers on the topics based on the backlash of hatred after […]

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To Find Cultural Awareness

The following article explains a wonderful exercise in learning about “The Foreign, the Unknown or the Strange”. Understanding things, peoples or objects we do not comprehend is a first step in accepting these. The beauty of the exercise in this article is that it is initially non-verbal. The “blocks” in question can be found on […]

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Global Classrooms

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