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Thursday 9 June 2016

Hugh Dellar outlines the basic principles behind TEACHING LEXICALLY

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch the first of two videos introducing the forthcoming Teaching Lexically from the multi-award-winning Delta Teacher Development Series. Co-author Hugh Dellar lays out the principles that underpin the book and discusses the aim of the material.

Thursday 9 June 2016

Andrew Walkley outlines the structure of TEACHING LEXICALLY

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch the second of two videos introducing the forthcoming Teaching Lexically from the multi-award-winning Delta Teacher Development Series. Co-author Andrew Walkley explains the way the book is structured and what readers can expect to find in each separate section.

Saturday 9 April 2016

Fiona Mee’s Webinar – Managing Change

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch this webinar with Fiona Mee from 6th April 2016 in which she explores how we can use coaching to support people through change. No change model or programme can prepare people for feelings that they never expected to have or for situations that they never expected to face. Change is a moving dynamic. However, […]

Thursday 24 March 2016

Richard Nicholas’ Webinar – Knowing your customers and clients

by Helen Beesley 1 comment

Watch this webinar from 23rd March 2016 in which Richard Nicholas, co-author of Heads Up: Spoken English for business, looks at issues of identity and identification as well the language that goes with it. In the global business world, clients and customers come in all shapes and sizes and being able to explain in English who […]

Thursday 10 March 2016

Steve Flinders’ Webinar – Leading People Internationally

by Helen Beesley No comments

Watch this webinar from 9th March 2016 in which Steve Flinders presents the York Associates model for Developing People Internationally – ‘the virtuous circle’ – which can be used for the development of any team and which also serves as the organising principle for ‘Leading People’, Steve’s title in the International Management English series published […]

Tuesday 1 March 2016

World Book Day Competition!

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To celebrate World Book Day we are offering you the opportunity to be one of 3 winners of copies of the groundbreaking Teaching children how to learn by Gail Ellis & Nayr Ibrahim and Storytelling With Our Students by David Heathfield. To enter this competition simply like our World Book Day Facebook post here! In March […]

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Thursday 25 February 2016

Julie Pratten’s Webinar – Engaging Busy People!

by Helen Beesley 2 comments

Watch this webinar with Julie Pratten, author of Absolute Banking English and Absolute Financial English, from Wednesday 24th February in which she shares ideas on how to engage business English students in a variety of activities; projects, and presentations, quizzes and challenges. Here, Julie also gives some notes as a follow up to the webinar: […]

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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