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As I write this final posting in our discussion on storytelling, I’m getting very excited at the prospect of setting off to Hildesheim...

First of all, I’d just like to say what a pleasure and delight it is to have been invited by the TeachingEnglish team to facilitate this...

As a coda to my last post, I’d like to describe two anecdotes from my own teaching experience which illustrate the power of stories in...

My very first experience of blogging came a few months ago.

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As I write this final posting in our discussion on storytelling, I’m getting very excited at the prospect of setting off to Hildesheim...

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First of all, I’d just like to say what a pleasure and delight it is to have been invited by the TeachingEnglish team to facilitate this...

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As a coda to my last post, I’d like to describe two anecdotes from my own teaching experience which illustrate the power of stories in...

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My very first experience of blogging came a few months ago.

  •  I am  attending and giving a workshop at the international conference on Children’s Literature in Language Education - from Picture Books to Young Adult Fiction, jointly organised by the University of Hildesheim and the IATEFL Young learners and...
  • It was when ELT trainer and author, Lindsay Clandfield, invited me to do a 'guest spot' on teaching young learners on his blog 'Six things - A miscellany of English language'. Lindsay's blog is a varied collection of interesting, surprising and...
  • The first comes from a time when I organised a drama week at the school where I was working to coincide with the end of the autumn term. The aim of the drama week was to provide a framework in which children from different classes could perform to...
  • Stories are central to our lives. For example, we often start off the day at work with a story to colleagues about why the bus was late, the film we saw last night, who we met by chance in the supermarket, the strange thing that happened on the way...