Video

  • David Crystal – English as a ‘global’ language?

    Published on 19th April, 2010 in Teaching Tips by Matt Kay

    A new video this week from our series featuring Professor David Crystal. Here he is discussing the need to teach English as a ‘global’ language to learners, with a focus on the receptive skills. Do you agree? Let us know your thoughts on this in the comments below. The complete […]more…

  • One-bag packing

    Published on 26th January, 2010 in Author Blog by Lindsay Clandfield

    Right! This is my first foray into the world of vlogging, or video blogging. This post was inspired by two other (non video) things I discovered on the web. I first heard the expression the “road warrior” from The Consultants-E (www.theconsultants-e.com), an English language teaching consultancy run by two very […]more…

  • Which ‘English’ should we teach – David Crystal

    Published on 24th December, 2009 in Teaching Tips by Matt Kay

    In this latest video Professor David Crystal talks about which ‘English’ we should be teaching our students.more…

  • Why is English a global language – David Crystal

    Published on 17th December, 2009 in Teaching Tips by Matt Kay

    In this video Professor David Crystal talks about how English has become the dominant global language.more…

  • Global voices

    Published on 14th December, 2009 in Teaching Tips by Matt Kay

    Global features a wide range of authentic, unscripted recordings of people from around the world. The video below features just a few of them. Let us know in the comments if you show it to your students, and how you used it.more…