2019: Pronunciation, poems and storytelling: from phonemes to fluency At Homerton College, Cambridge 1-12 July 2019. Bell Teachers’ Campus.
2019: Pronunciation and Performance: At International House London. 5-day programme 15 – 19 July 2019.
2019: Teaching pronunciation and fluency with confidence. Part of The English Language Teachers’ Summer Seminar, Oxford University 2 weeks 28 July – 10 August 2019
2019: Skilled Coaching and Mentoring in ELT: At Homerton College, Cambridge. Bell Teachers’ Campus. 5-day programme 12 – 17 August 2019
2019: 9 Nov International House London The Future of Training 2 Conference
Series of 40 x 3-minute teacher training videos: Practical insights into each sound, the purpose and use of the chart, teaching stress and unstress, and many practical tips. For teachers and students.
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I have been a teacher and trainer for many years and was director of the International Teacher Training Institute at International House in Hastings until 1999. Now I work as an international ELT consultant and trainer, doing a variety of things like running training courses in various countries, writing articles, working with Macmillan Books for Teachers, speaking at conferences and also school consultancy. If you’re interested in working with me, please get in touch…