Words in context - new revised edition
The new revised edition of Words in context appeared in September 2022.
After a year and a half of reading, researching, writing, re-writing, editing and tweaking, it is finally finished. The modernised and updated texts cover four main topic areas:
- THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY
- CULTURE AND SPORT
- COUNTRIES AND REGIONS
- ISSUES AND CHALLENGES.
Students can now also use the Klett Augmented app to listen to, learn and practise the thematic words and expressions using flash cards.
And what's more, students can now hear some of the words and expressions being used by young people!
The new edition includes ten double page spreads entitled "YOUNG PEOPLE SPEAK", with authentic videos in which Gen Z talks about issues that they are passionate about: the climate emergency, mental health, gender identity, work, equality, sustainabilty and more.
A real highlight for me was interviewing young people and asking them their opinions on these topics ...
Interview for Ernst Klett Verlag
I was interviewed by Ernst Klett Verlag about the importance of 21st century skills when teaching English. You can also have a look at one of the 21st century skills pages in the new Green Line Oberstufe.
You can read it here!
Podcast - Episode 2
Last month saw the launch of my new podcast series Teaching English today - the 4 Cs and beyond in cooperation with Ernst Klett Sprachen.
Now Episode 2 - It all begins with curiosity is available. Click below the picture for a little taste!
You can find out more and listen to the episode here!
Here you can find out about upcoming events and news.
Further workshops will be announced shortly.