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Monday 14 April 2014

Interview with David Heathfield

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch David Heathfield being interviewed at IATEFL Harrogate 2014 about his new title Storytelling With Our Students.

Wednesday 19 March 2014

Louis Rogers talks about Delta Academic Objectives

by Helen Beesley No comments

In this video author Louis Rogers talks about the two tiltes he has written in the Delta Academic Objectives series.

Wednesday 19 March 2014

Judy West shows you how to introduce the Ben the Bear puppet

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch this short video to see Judy West, author of our new Kindergarten English course Say Hello, show how to introduce the Ben the Bear puppet to pupils.

Saturday 8 March 2014

Learning to Teach English Second Edition – DVD clip

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch this clip from the DVD that accompanies the brand new second edition of Learning to Teach English by Peter Watkins. The DVD includes recordings of real lessons, the teachers’ comments on those lessons, and their tips on developing as a teacher.

Saturday 8 March 2014

Imagining and improvising with Storyteller David Heathfield

by Helen Beesley No comments

David Heathfield gets international learners of English to imagine and improvise this Kazak folk tale BEFORE they hear it. One of 100s of creative ideas from David’s new book Storytelling With Our Students.

Monday 3 March 2014

Peter Watkins talks about the second edition of Learning to Teach English

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch this video in which Peter Watkins talks about the second edition and accompanying DVD of the ever popular Learning to Teach English.

Tuesday 3 December 2013

Jon Dyson talks about Working Virtually

by Helen Beesley No comments

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The Book of Pronunciation

Part of the multi-award-winning Delta Teacher Development Series. The Book of Pronunciation is a definitive account of the key role pronunciation plays in teaching and learning, providing a highly authoritative but hugely accessible overview of the essential elements of English pronunciation as well as a wide range of classroom practice.

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