Join author John Hughes and Development Editor Brenden Layte to discuss what’s new in the third edition of World English. The webinar will begin with an author’s perspective on the program, followed by an editor’s exploration of the key features of the new edition that make it come to life in the classroom like visible learning Goal Checks, ‘My World’ personalization activities, specially created video content from TED speakers, and the new extended Writing and Communication lessons. We’ll also share the experiences of real World English teachers, saving time for a question and answer session at the end.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
John Hughes is a teacher, teacher trainer and course book author. He has worked in ELT since 1992 and managed departments of Business English and Teacher Training. He currently combines a variety roles including part-time teaching, running online training courses, and lecturing on ELT methodology at Oxford University in the summer. He has written many books with National Geographic Learning including Spotlight on First, Practical Grammar (three levels), Total Business 2, Success with BEC Vantage, Aspire, and the six-level general English course series called Life. He lives near Oxford and writes the blog www.elteachertrainer.com and is a contributor to the National Geographic Learning In Focus blog.
Brenden Layte is a Senior Development Editor on the Adult General English list at National Geographic Learning. He has an MA in Applied Linguistics from Boston University and a TEFL diploma, and he has also participated in numerous TESOL-approved training courses. Brenden has worked in educational publishing for 12 years and also has teaching experience in the U.S. and Thailand. He also serves on the board of the Barrio Planta Project, an organization that brings free supplemental education to students in Mexico and Nicaragua.
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