Materials Writing news and views, October 2020

Just a few things this time. I’m out the loop at the moment, enjoying my teaching too much! Facebook groups for writers There are a […]

Teacher development and coursebooks

Prompted by a tweet from @michaelegriffin, here are some thoughts on how coursebooks/published materials/in-house resources can aid teacher development. Michael asked this: I shared some […]

Review: EAL Hub

I know, this doesn’t happen often on ELT Planning. But here’s a site I don’t recommend. EAL Hub is… well, this: It sounds great in […]

Materials writing news and views, August 2020

*Opens hands expressively* Hello everyone, and welcome to this month’s update. *Does cup holding/triangle hand thingy in front near belly* My name’s Pete, and today […]

Finding work as a writer

I haven’t shared any tips for new writers for a while, not since my post on how to find commissioning editors. So, here it goes. […]

Free lessons on Onestopenglish

Onestopenglish is still free at the moment. This is a great opportunity to make the most of their awesome resources. There’s so much available on […]

Materials writing news and views, July 2020

Last update before a nice break, woohoo! New releases Another one for Paul Ashe (with Jeremy Bowell) – Prospects. I’ve seen Paul’s name around a […]

Materials writing news and views, June 2020

Rushed off my feet. No time to put any news and views together in recent months. This one will be more views than news, and […]

Materials writing news and views, March 2020

One-year anniversary of these posts. Cool! New releases Congrats to Billie Jago, who has authored these practice tests for Cambridge C1 Advanced: This is the […]

Materials writing conversations #6: the editorial agency

This is a completely imaginary conversation. No characters in the convo are based on real people – I’m just bored and imagining conversations I might […]

Materials writing news and views, February 2020

I’ll hopefully keep this update going this year. Bit busy at the moment so here are a few very quick updates and some useful links. […]

Writing lesson: online dating profiles

This is a lesson based around authentic texts from the eHarmony website. It is aimed at adult pre-intermediate level plus, but these texts are full […]

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