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Site update

Just a very quick post to point you in the direction of a few things I’ve done over the last year and a teaser of something to come quite soon. You can now find links to things I’ve written and videos of interviews I’ve done (one for IATEFL last...

NATECLA London and an October conference

I’ve recently become involved with a move to reestablish a London Branch for NATECLA, the National Association for the Teaching of English and other Community Languages to Adults, and also therefore the national association for ESOL teachers. This is a brief...

#ELTchat on the move

I have read the news this morning that, due to the domain expiring, the eltchat blog previously hosted at eltchat.com will be moving. The message below is reposted from Marisa Constantinides’ TEFL Matters blog. For the last – well, almost two years now, since...

Sound ideas, listening and imagination

There is a talk taking shape in my head. Since April 2011, I have lead a number of workshops based on some practical ideas for the ELT classroom using sound effects and images as minimal stimuli. And I’ve been fortunate enough to conduct these workshops in a few...
Looking back on a Parisian weekend

Looking back on a Parisian weekend

Well, I can’t really think of many better ways to spend a weekend. A conference packed full of amazing highlights and accompanied by some of the nicest, most engaged and interesting people in ELT. Really, TESOL France’s 30th Annual colloquium does justify...