Paul East and Cornelia Kreis-Meyer (based in Germany) write a weekly newsletter focusing on one technical word each week. This newsletter is great for Business English teachers and learners as it clearly explains technical words with definitions, translations, examples of use – and they throw in videos too with authentic examples of use (which are […]
Hi again – the-round are giving away another sample chapter this week in their Labs (projects under development) and it just so happens to be my book (co-written with Christina Rebuffet-Broadus). The sample chapter contains a framework for experimenting with Dogme, so if you have ever wanted to try Dogme – give it a whirl […]
If you are taking your DELTA, get online and check out the-round.com. They have added a sample of their next book ‘How to Pass the Delta’ by Damian Williams – a brilliant sample of the book is available with great activities and hints and tips for passing the DELTA. Once the book is complete, it […]
ALL THESE PRESENTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR FREE UNTIL JUNE 22ND ON THE BESIG WEBSITE – THEN ONLY BESIG MEMBERS CAN ACCESS THEM! GET EM WHILE U CAN! Ros Wright “English for Dolphin Trainers: Developing Your Own ESP Materials” TIPS 1. If you dont have a video, add extras to your transcript as you would for […]
The brilliant Russell Stannard is giving a webinar this week on Using Technology to Encourage Speaking and Reflection. To register, go to: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8905964/Breeze/Invitation_Russell.pdf If you don’t have time to attend the webinar, check out his excellent site: http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/
This link takes you to a set of free tools for teachers to use inside and outside the classroom. Inside the classroom: board games, exercise generator, flash card maker, phonemic chart Outside the classroom: staffroom teaching posters (super cool), TEFL definitions database http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/tools-for-teachers Enjoy!
Jeremy Harmer is a busy bee! He will be talking about Jane Austen’s P&P this week and how to bring the book into the classroom. Also, live music and a few readings from Jeremy Harmer too! Pretty sure there will be no Mr Darcy / Colin Firth reenactment, but you never know. See you there. […]