Archive for October 2014

Thursday 30 October 2014

Webinar: Storytelling With Our Students

by Helen Beesley

Watch David Heathfield’s webinar ‘Storytelling with our Students: Techniques for telling tales from around the world’ from 29th October in which he shows how to use stories in the classroom, looking at how to tell folk stories using simple and effective techniques, how to engage your students in creative response tasks and how to build your […]

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Thursday 30 October 2014

Jason Anderson introduces Speaking Games

by Helen Beesley

Watch Jason Anderson talking about his new title Speaking Games.

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Wednesday 22 October 2014

In stock – Heads Up Level 1

by Helen Beesley

Heads Up Level 1 (A2-B1) is now in stock! Heads Up is a practical student-based business speaking course devised to meet the need for in-work students to become operational in spoken English as quickly and efficiently as possible. Heads Up addresses the lack of time these one-to-one or group learners often have and provides streamlined materials to fit their needs. Level 2 (B1-B2) will be available in April 2015.

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Wednesday 15 October 2014

Webinar: Teaching Unplugged – 50 Free

by Helen Beesley

Watch Luke Meddings’ (co-author of the award-winning Teaching Unplugged) webinar ‘Teaching Unplugged – 50 Free’ from 15th October in which he talks about his belief in the need to reserve fifty per cent of classroom time for heterogeneous, unassessed classroom interaction.

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Monday 6 October 2014

Annie McDonald

by Helen Beesley

I ventured into teaching English as a foreign language in 1985, after seven enjoyable years at the chalk face in Liverpool secondary schools. I first went to work in Turkey, again in a secondary school, and then to Brazil and Spain, before moving back to the UK. In Turkey I mainly taught conversation on a […]

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