Wednesday 11th April - Barney Barrett and Pete Sharma present their new book at IATEFL, Brighton
I'm delighted that my BALEAP presentation of the Vocabulary Organizer was filmed. I hear from Collins that there is interest from a couple of universities in piloting this ground-breaking book! Here's the link to the presentation: BALEAP Vocabulary Organizer
The digital age is upon us and there’s no going back! To quote Jeremy Day, one of the authors of this module, ‘These are great times to be an ELT writer … if you can get your head round the challenges of writing for digital.’ This module is designed to help you make the transition … Continue reading New eBook launch! How to write for Digital Media
My review copy of Going Mobile has just arrived! Thanks to Cengage and to Delta Publishing. Woo hoo - been waiting for this for a while. Congrats to the authors (Nicky Hockly and Gavin Dudeney). That takes care of tomorrow, then - the review should be coming to an EL Gazette near you, April 2015.....
I'm over the moon at how these new Reading worksheets have turned out. Wow. What a difference a great designer can make to the writer-editor mix. They'll be out next week - more info to follow!
It was a great last Friday in the first week of the pre-sessionals here at the Centre of Applied Linguistics, Warwick University. At long last, I could GIVE my students a Vocabulary Organizer, as opposed to describing one, or giving a pilot version. Am encouraging students to use it, … Continue reading Launching the Vocabulary Organizer
I love dictionaries. What’s more, my students love dictionaries. I remember when I first saw a CD-ROM dictionary. The presenter demonstrated, “If you don’t know a word in the definition, double-click on it, and you are taken immediately to a definition of that word!” This was my introduction to hyperlinks, and I was hooked. Since … Continue reading Online dictionaries – Modern English Teacher Vol. 23/3
We are delighted to announce the launch of our latest eBook, Apptivities for business English. At the back of the Teachers' book, you get a CODE to pass on to your students so they can download a copy of the Students' book! http://the-round.com/resource/apptivities-for-business-english/ You can buy the book on Amazon or Smashwords. Smashwords provides versions … Continue reading Launch of our new eBook – Apptivities for Business English
I scoured the Rich List at the weekend, looking for my name. Sadly, I failed to find it but found many others...from Abramovitch to McCartney. Fascinating reading, as ever... For the full e-lesson blog, with ideas for classroom discussion and links, visit: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/
It struck last month with a force which made headlines round the world. Hurricane Sandy. In the Caribbean, it caused death and destruction. As it continued up the eastern seaboard of the United States, dramatic images of its effects on New York and New Jersey were sent around the world. For the rest of this … Continue reading Latest Macmillan e-lesson blog: Hurricane Sandy – calculating the damage