Podcasts for Advanced Learners – Politics

In the run-up to presenting my podcast project at BESIG, I’d like to share some of my students’ favourite podcasts – all authentic and perfect for advanced learners wanting some authentic podcasts to follow. This mini post covers the two most popular political podcasts that really hit the mark for my learners: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/business/presidential-podcast/ Great fun – the […]

Online BESIG Conference June 18th

A whole day of free sessions from the IATEFL Business English Special Interest Group (BESIG). The programme includes pecha kuchas, webinars, and a question time panel discussion on the topic of business English in the era of global English (I’m on the panel). Here’s all the info for the day and it includes the link […]

Online Corpus Symposium Recordings

Here are the recordings from the Virtual Round Table Web Conference. Each video is around 20 mins – so nice short bursts of PD. Online Corpus Symposium summary: http://www.virtual-round-table.com/profiles/blogs/online-corpus-symposium-with-leo-selivan Sharon – SKeLL as a Key to Unlock Exam Preparation http://www.virtual-round-table.com/profiles/blogs/sharon-hartle-skell-as-a-key-to-unlock-exam-preparation Jennie – Making trouble-free tasks with corpora http://www.virtual-round-table.com/profiles/blogs/jennie-wright-making-trouble-free-tasks-with-corpora Mura – Darling (BYU) Wiki http://www.virtual-round-table.com/profiles/blogs/mura-nava-darling-byu-wiki

8th Virtual Round Table Web Conference 6-8 May 2016

The Virtual Round Table is an annual free web conference for language educators on language learning technologies. It’s a 3-day program with symposiums, presentations, workshops, networking events and app swap sessions. Click here to see more info and to sign up! See you there! http://www.virtual-round-table.com/events/8th-virtual-round-table-web-conference-2016 Here is the program of events: Friday, 6 May (European […]