Resources from the English Campus: November
Each month our Editorial Assistant Liz will be offering a monthly round-up to help keep you updated with all our latest resources on the English Campus. Take a look at what we’ve published this November to see some of our English Campus highlights:
It’s been another bumper month for the English Campus!Read More
‘Hanging out’ with Macmillan
Ahead of the 2013 Macmillan Online Conference, our Digital Marketing Executive (and resident webinar whiz) Henry gives an insight into our wide range of online events at Macmillan Education. From teacher training webinars to using Google+ Hangouts, this series of blog posts offers basic tips and strategies to help teachersRead More
Resources from the English Campus: October
Each month our Editorial Assistant Liz will be offering a monthly round-up to help keep you updated with all our latest resources on the English Campus. Take a look at what we’ve published this October to see some of our English Campus highlights:
One of my favourite features on the EnglishRead More
Get writing right now
We’re all very excited because in October, we’ll be adding manually marked writing activities to our blended learning platform, the Macmillan English Campus! This will increase the kinds of interactions students can experience when using the English Campus, and will give teachers even more opportunities for enhancing their students’ skills.
Perhaps moreRead More
Make your students the stars
Here at Macmillan Education, we’ve got lots of exciting webinars coming up over the next few months. Our first webinar of the 2013/14 season, hosted by Mike Hogan, is available to watch here on Youtube, along with our recent archive, and you can find all our upcomingRead More
Creating eBooks: The eDiary
There are various ways of describing language in the classroom, using suitable purpose-specific methods and approaches. To me, Jeremy Harmer’s theory of the ESA (Engage- Study- Activate) process in class corresponds with an interactive and motivating way of teaching language and managing learners in the best possible way.
This idea has ledRead More
Creating eBooks: Business mail
In the last three years I have experimented with modern applications such as blogs, wikis, platforms, virtual clouds and forums. They have gained enormous popularity and, in my opinion, they serve as an excellent contribution to the language learning process. All of them can add a feeling of novelty to variousRead More
Feeling nostalgic about going #Back2School?
The title of this post says it all: things have changed a lot recently! The hashtag has arguably become the most used punctuation mark, especially on the internet: I have friends who, when they text me, won’t include question marks or explanation marks, or even use correct spelling, but they willRead More
My name is Antoniya Hristova. I am an ESOL teacher in my country Bulgaria, and this is my second opportunity on Blended MEC to share my professional experience with colleagues from all over the world. Over the last 12 months I have been inspired by international language consultantRead More
Then and Now: old school nostalgia
We’ve been getting pretty nostalgic here at Macmillan Education this week with our Back to School campaign.
Nowadays – fortunately and unfortunately in equal measures – going back to school no longer means scented pens are most sophisticated school tools, and stocking up on plastic slides for your overhead projectors isRead More
New term, new resources
August is very quickly drawing to a close and that means only one thing for Macmillan Education: it’s the start of the new school term!
That first class with a new group of students is always scary, exciting and unpredictable in equal measure, but it’s always good to remind yourself that theRead More
Nepal’s tiger population is rising
This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about the rise in tiger numbers in the wild and the dangers they still face.
You can find this story in the News Items section on your home page. This newsRead More
Are you a good tourist?
It’s holiday season, and that means that all around the world, people are buying phrasebooks in various languages, and learning key phrases for the holidays: “Where’s the beach?”, “A table for four please” and “I’m a vegetarian!”. And Expedia’s annual report by hoteliers and service staff have ranked variousRead More
Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy, third in line to the British throne
This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about the birth of the first son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The newborn prince is third in line to the British throne.
You can find this story inRead More
Great Barrier Reef’s condition has declined from moderate to poor
This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about the Great Barrier Reef’s poor health due to the number of threats it is facing.
You can find this story in the News Items section on your home page. ThisRead More