http://gty.im/98307825 ELT Publishers might look to the wider world of publishing to think about the motivational aspects of language learning. If 7 year old boys are soaking up the latest David Walliams book, what lessons can be learned? How can those same motivations for reading Walliams be applied to wanting to improve language skills? [...]
http://gty.im/657725420 This week's pic is of Istanbul's famous Galata tower last Saturday evening, ahead of its lights being switched off for an hour, in aid of the Earth Hour movement. Earth Hour was started by the WWF in 2007, now millions of people around the world set aside an [...]
http://gty.im/563004303 This week's pic, is a photo to make you smile. A positive event this week, was National Puppy Day in the US. Here is a naughty puppy who seems to have got into a spot of bother!
Shortly after we moved to our new studio in 2014, we decided a type based table would be a nice piece of furniture to have in our reception. But we couldn’t find what we were looking for. Consequently we decided to make one ourselves. We bought two empty type cases, bolted them together on a base, [...]
http://gty.im/142573192 This week's pic, is an aerial view of the abstract landscape of Iceland!
http://gty.im/648454170 This week's pic is of India's preparations for the upcoming festival of Holi, also known as the 'festival of colours'. The Holi festival is a Hindu spring festival, and is celebrated around the world, but mostly in India and Nepal. In India the festival marks [...]
http://gty.im/459771745 EMC Design is a company of 'out-of-house' professionals who work tirelessly to meet in-house deadlines, and adapt to the individual needs of each publishing client. We have been working in this way for over 25 years and have learned a thing or two along the way. Last month a group of us attended [...]
http://gty.im/505312173 This week's ethereal image, is of geothermal steam rising at sunrise, at the Bjarnarflag Geothermal Power Station in Iceland!
http://gty.im/497313631 This week’s pic was chosen by Sarah, in light of the return of (and based on a story from) one of our team members, Janet, who has been in her homeland of South Africa! She told us about a hotel owner, who, often having to deal with pests [...]
http://gty.im/475701256 In our selfie, snap-chat, Instagram obsessed world we are asking what makes an image memorable? Or perhaps not necessarily memorable but one that has a permanence, a presence that will stick in our minds for more than a few seconds of scrolling through Facebook and Twitter. In a recent Royal Academy of [...]