I am the author of the Oxford University Press Position Paper Multimodality in ELT. Traditionally, students in the ELT classroom have been taught the four skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. However, we need to keep pace with the world in which our students live: a world full of images and sound, blended with text […]
I am the author of books for students and teachers of English.
I co-authored the Advanced level of Macmillan’s Language Hub a new six-level general English course for adult learners designed to take the complexity out of teaching English. It promotes effective communication and helps to build learners’ confidence with regular opportunities for meaningful practice.
Daniel Xerri and I are the editors of The Image in English Language Teaching which brings together a selection of papers written by experts in the use of images in language education such as Ben Goldstein, Antonia Clare, Paul Dummett, Anna Whitcher, Paul Driver and Sylvia Karasthati. All the chapters urge teachers to use images critically […]
Film in Action is a book in the prestigious DELTA Teacher Development Series . The book offers guidance on taking on the challenge of the digital revolution; insights into how learners engage with film inside and outside the classroom; advice on effectively bringing film into the language classroom; and guidance on how both teachers and […]
We are living in a video age – and so are our students. In 2014, 300 hours of video content was uploaded to YouTube every minute. Video has become so widely accepted as the optimum medium for getting information, that YouTube is the second largest search engine. This book looks at how we can use […]
Films in Health Sciences Education is addressed mainly to teachers of English for healthcare, but also caters for health professionals and can be used as a course book for health-science students. The objective of this book is to help health professionals and students improve their medical English, and enjoy, analyse, understand and learn about health […]