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Same, Same or Different:
Teaching Your Coursebook Online – Part 2

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“The times they are a-changin’” sang Bob Dylan back in 1964. And just as they were changing back then, we now find them changing again with the teaching landscape hastily being moved online. So welcome to the brave new world of online teaching, where many teachers find themselves in unchartered territory. But fear not: not only are you are not alone, but a lot of what you already do is transferable to the online classroom. It’s not so much reinventing the wheel, as changing the spokes.

In the second part of this webinar series, teacher trainer Alex Warren will show how you can utilize the tools available in the virtual Zoom classroom to teach a unit of a digital coursebook. This will include a top ten tips for online teaching. We’ll then finish by exploring how you can support students outside of the virtual classroom with additional synchronous course content.


Alex is a DELTA trained teacher trainer with over 16 years’ experience of working in ELT as a teacher, academic director and teacher trainer. Prior to his experiences in ELT, Alex worked as a journalist before a chance encounter in the Indonesian jungle began him on the path which has led him to working with National Geographic Learning. A firm believer in a communicative approach to language learning and student-centred learning, Alex enjoys working with innovative, thought-provoking materials and presenting on a wide range of ELT-related topics, all the while driven by his passion for developing teachers on a global scale and helping them to reach their true potential.



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