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Words in context - new revised edition

The new revised edition of Words in context will be appearing in September.

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 ...

 

Podcast - Episode 6

My podcast has now been online for six months - I hope you're enjoying listening to it as much as I am making it!

Episode 6: Finding common ground: communication is now available. You can listen to it here. And please do send me your feedback!

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!

Upcoming events

Here you can find out about upcoming events and news.

07.12.2022   16:00 to 17:00
Ernst Klett Verlag
09.12.2022   16:00 to 17:00
Ernst Klett Verlag
13.12.2022   17:00 to 18:00
Online talk Hear all about it!
The changing face of the media
Ernst Klett Sprachen
11.01.2023   17:00 to 18:00
Online talk Hear all about it!
The changing face of the media
Ernst Klett Sprachen