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Wednesday 6 August 2014

Delta Professional Development Webinars

by Helen Beesley No comments

This autumn you’re invited to a series of 6 free live professional development webinars with leading authors from our Delta Teacher Development Series and Photocopiable Series. All you need to participate is a computer and internet connection. Participants attending all 6 webinars will receive a participation certificate.  Read on to find out more about each [...]

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Wednesday 2 July 2014

Webinar: Working in international projects – the 9 secrets of success!

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch Bob Dignen’s webinar from July 2014 on ‘Working in international projects – the 9 secrets of success!’.

Monday 28 April 2014

Clips from Class Act plays

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch pupils from France bring some of the plays from Class Act to life. Class Act is a new photocopiable collection of 12 short plays and accompanying audio and worksheets, aimed at young learners of English, aged 7-11.

Thursday 24 April 2014

Student storytellers: retelling a tale using mental imagery

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch David Heathfield’s workshop ‘Student storytellers: retelling a tale using mental imagery’ from IATEFL Harrogate 2014. David is author of the new Storytelling With Our Students from the multi-award-winning Delta Teacher Development Series.

Thursday 24 April 2014

Working virtually: skills and confidence-building for modern international communication

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch Jackie Black’s session from IATEFL Harrogate 2014 ‘Working virtually: skills and confidence-building for modern international communication’. Jackie is co-author of Working Virtually from the International Management English series.

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.

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The Company Words Keep

Part of the multi-award-winning Delta Teacher Development Series. The Company Words Keep is a practical and thought-provoking guide for language teachers, showing how the latest insights into “language chunks” can lead to learners acquiring natural and fluent English.

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Being Creative

Part of the Delta Teacher Development Series. Being Creative takes you on a journey that reveals how all teachers have the potential to become creative. Whether you are experienced or new to the classroom, Being Creative allows your teaching to take flight.

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The Developing Teacher

The Developing Teacher has been awarded the 2009 Duke of Edinburgh/ESU Award for Best Entry for Teachers. The Developing Teacher suggests that teachers themselves are the most powerful agents of change and development in their own professional career.

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Digital Play

DIGITAL PLAY - 2012 ELTONS WINNER IN INNOVATION IN TEACHER RESOURCES! Digital Play is a pioneering book on the use of computer games in language teaching. Authors Kyle and Graham are experts in teaching with technology and training teachers in innovative classroom practice.

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Teaching Online

Teaching Online is essential reading for any teacher interested in online teaching and course delivery. It deals comprehensively with both the tools and the techniques necessary for online language instruction.

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The Business English Teacher

From the multi-award-winning DELTA TEACHER DEVELOPMENT SERIES. The Business English Teacher is a book not only for teachers who are thinking of making a career move into the field of business English teaching but also for those who would like to increase their skills and develop their potential.

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Teaching Unplugged

Teaching Unplugged was awarded the British Council 2010 ELTons UK Award for Innovation. Teaching Unplugged is the first book to deal comprehensively with the approach in English Language Teaching known as Dogme ELT.

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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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Culture in our Classrooms

Part of the Delta Teacher Development Series. Culture in our Classrooms acknowledges the role of culture in the English Language Teaching classroom and provides lesson content which is relevant, useful and engaging for students.

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