Daily Dose of Internet #5

Some more Daily Dose springboards for you. Activity 1: Watch from 0:00 – 0:39 Write a short news report (150-200 words) for a local paper […]

Daily Dose of Internet #4

Getting Venny today. Overall activity: Watch all clips. Step 1 – Make quick notes on each clip so you remember it. Examples: caterpillar screams hoverboard […]

Daily Dose of Internet #1

I love Daily Dose of Internet. I feel like adding some ‘Daily Dose Springboard’ posts. These vids are a nice resource for a bit of […]

Daily Dose of Internet #2

Here are some more Daily Dose of Internet activities. Pick one you like, run with it, see what happens! Activity 1: play the video from […]

Renewable English Series 2 “Beyond the SDGs” is on its way

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, Renewable English take on the UN’s SDGs in a brand-new series of live lessons. Seville, Andalucia, September 2021—The […]

Writing a rationale for your materials

In a previous post about writing samples for publishers I mentioned including a rationale. I can’t say for sure that publishers welcome this. Maybe they […]

Review: English for Business Communication

This review originally appeared in IATEFL Voices 281. You’ll be pleased to know that Voices reviews have a 400 word limit, which saves you the […]

Blogging tips for new ELT writers

I recently shared a tip on LinkedIn for materials writers who blog: Here are a few more suggestions for using your blog to good effect […]

Before I became a teacher

Tyson Seburn recently tweet-asked followers about their degrees prior to working in ELT. After seeing such varied responses, I feel quite embarrassed to admit that […]

Poetry lesson: What do you hear?

Here’s a short poetry task that worked well with YLs and teens. It’s based on a poem from A Nest Full of Stars by James […]

Materials writing news and views, July 2021

Euros over. Wimbledon over. Olympics coming up! New releases Some more Primary teacher books from Michelle Worgan: Emily Bryson is running a course on engaging […]

Reflections on the DipTESOL

Here are some short video reflections on my DipTESOL experience. These are meant for candidates on the new DipTESOL course run through DublinTEFL. I’ve explained […]

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