Episode 5

This is the fifth episode of Delivering Development, our podcast on continuing professional development for language teachers and administrators. You can listen to the episode below on the embedded player, and you can also listen and subscribe to this and future podcasts at the various locations shown at the bottom of the show notes.
We welcome comments and feedback, which can be left either here or at the various other locations where you can get our podcast. We also welcome information on specific CPD opportunities, such as online courses, webinars, conferences etc., and also suggestions for future topics.

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Show notes

Introduction

It is the 24th of October, 2019. Welcome to episode 5 of the Delivering Development podcast, helping language teachers and others in the field to enhance their professional development. My name is Kevin Westbrook, and with me today are Laura Styles, Neil Bullock and Pete Sharma.

Laura introduced the first slot, looking at general aspects of the use of technology in the classroom and there was a great discussion around this topic.

Tech tips

Kevin – OneNote/Evernote – https://evernote.com/ and https://products.office.com/en-gb/onenote/digital-note-taking-app

Laura – Kahoot/Quizizz – https://kahoot.com/ and https://quizizz.com/

ESP

After the tips, Pete led an interesting discussion on business English.

Pete’s publication

500 ideas and activities for teaching vocabulary

Stacey H. Hughes, Fiona Mauchline and Julie Moore

Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd ISBN: 9781912755264

Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/ETpedia-Vocabulary-activities-teaching-vocabulary/dp/1912755262/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=500+ideas+and+activities+for+teaching+vocabulary&qid=1573128417&sr=8-2

And here  is the link to EL Gazette, where Pete has a regular review column www.elgazette.com

Our podcast is hosted on Spreaker. This is the link to the show page: https://www.spreaker.com/show/delivering-development

Conclusion

This is a monthly podcast. You will be able to access it at the Pete Sharma Associates web site in the blog section. The address is www.psa.eu.com. It is also available from spreaker.com and the usual podcasting aggregators such as Apple and Google. Links are below. Thank you for listening to Delivering Development. Check out our web site if you want to know more, and join us next month.

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Contact details for the participants on this podcast:

Neil Bullock:

http://linkedin.com/in/neil-bullock-919ba151

Laura Styles:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ljstyles/

Pete Sharma and Kevin Westbrook:

http://www.psa.eu.com/about/

Music:

The intro and outro are by permission of Katrina Monis. You can find the album the music is from by this talented singer and musician here:

Sunny Day

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