Delta Development Blog
A blog for ELT teachers around the globe, led by leading experts in the field. Join them in discussing issues of interest to you including:
- new trends and theories in language teaching
- materials development
- practical teaching tips and activities
- ideas and suggestions for professional development
Friday 10 April 2015
Welcome to Financial Fridays, your bi-weekly helping of hot topics from the world of banking and finance; ideas for activities that can be used as warmers, fillers or full-blown lessons. This week’s feature is ethical banking. If you have any requests or questions about any particular aspect of banking and finance, we would love to [...]Read more »
Wednesday 8 April 2015
My next Financial Fridays post will be live this Friday 10th April to coincide with IATEFL 2015 in Manchester! I will also be attending IATEFL and will be on the Delta / NGL Cengage stands 9-10 on Sunday lunchtime between 13:00 and 14:20 if you would like to pop by and ask me any questions [...]Read more »
Wednesday 1 April 2015
Watch Kieran Donaghy’s introduction to his new title Film in Action, launching at IATEFL Manchester in April 2015.
Friday 13 March 2015
Welcome to Financial Fridays, your bi-weekly helping of buzz words and hot topics from the world of banking and finance, plus some ideas for activities that can be used as warmers, fillers or full-blown lessons. This week’s feature is on Stress Testing for Banks. In the aftermath of a series of crises, new methods have [...]Read more »
Friday 13 February 2015
Welcome to Financial Fridays, your bi-weekly helping of buzz words and hot topics from the world of banking and finance, plus some ideas for activities that can be used as warmers or fillers or full-blown lessons. This week’s feature is creditworthiness and we will be taking a look at what makes banks and clients creditworthy. [...]Read more »
Friday 30 January 2015
Welcome to Financial Fridays, your usual helping of buzz words and ideas for Banking & Financial English activities you can use as warmers, fillers or full-blown lessons. This week’s Financial Friday feature covers bailout, another topic which continues to ignite heated debate almost a decade after the financial crisis emerged. If you have any requests [...]Read more »
Friday 16 January 2015
Welcome to Financial Fridays, the first of a series of posts on Banking and Financial English. I am Julie Pratten, author of Absolute Banking English and Absolute Financial English, and I will be providing you with a bi-weekly helping of buzz words, some hot topics in the world of banking and finance as well as ideas for [...]Read more »
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Meet the Bloggers
- Bob Dignen & Steve Flinders (February to April 2013)
- Hania Kryszewska & Paul Davis (April to June 2012)
- Louis Rogers (January to March 2012)
- Ken Paterson (December 2011 to February 2012)
- Richard Brown & Lewis Richards (September to November 2011)
- Liz Walter & Kate Woodford (September to October 2011)
- Kyle Mawer & Graham Stanley (April to August 2011)
- Nik Peachey (from November 2010)
- Nicky Hockly (September & October 2010)
- Julie Pratten (July & August 2010)
- Gill Johnson (April 2010)
- Chaz Pugliese (March 2010)
- Luke Meddings (August 2009)
- Lindsay Clandfield (July 2009)
- Duncan Foord (June 2009)
- Scott Thornbury (May 2009)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Helen Beesley on Going Mobile :
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March 21, 2015 9:46 am
Arlington Ebune-Nakeli on Absolute Banking English :
We’re piloting a course in Banking...
March 10, 2015 5:24 pm
Ton Koenraad on Going Mobile :
Congrats Nicky and Gavin, This publication will undoubtedly...
February 15, 2015 10:47 pm
Sunil on Nicky Hockly introduces ‘Going Mobile’:
Informative video blurb. I...
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