Is English the ultimate global language? (IETUGL) Part 1

Part 1: Introduction

In February 2012, I proudly handed in my university dissertation – 20% of my final Graphic Design degree. It was entitled “How an increase in world transport and tourism has created a greater demand for concise cross-cultural signage”. 472 more words


Hello, It's Good to Be Back

As you probably haven’t noticed, I haven’t written anything on here for about a month or so. I went to the IATEFL conference in the UK and decided to make a bit of a holiday out of it for both myself and my son.   312 more words

Family Life

Interview with ELTABB

Shortly after our presentation at this year’s IATEFL Conference, we were invited to be interviewed by Dale Coulter of ELTABB, the English Language Teachers’ Association of Berlin-Brandenburg. 43 more words


IATEFL wrap-up by James Pengelley

Thanks to #AusELT member James Pengelley, who presented at IATEFL 2014 in Harrogate, for this guest post.

Sitting in the lower rows of the auditorium at Harrogate’s conference centre on a windy English Saturday afternoon, there was a distinct sense of survival that filled the air. 1,136 more words



This is just as good time as any to start my ELT blog. The one I’ve been promising to start for years and never really got around to doing so. 273 more words


Tti Podcast Episode 1 plus Our Special IATEFL report from Teacher Marianne

On our first episode of the Tti Podcast , Mel interviews Luke Vyner,Tti Teacher & Educational Director at London Language Experience  which creates imaginative and contemporary listening materials. 683 more words