How the Chinese are re-shaping Education

Having worked closely alongside ELT publishers for over 25 years, here at emc design we are fascinated by the rise in English language learning materials being created for the region. In this piece, Anna Cunnane, from bookmachine, explores the reasons for the boom. China’s extraordinary economic rise has the country in the grip of what has [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the week

http://gty.im/848872104                       This week's photo, is of the illuminated, dutch-style cabins of Yue Tuo Island Resort, Tangshan, China. The name 'Yue Tuo' comes from the shape of the island, and is composed of long chains of overwater cabins. The island is known to the Chinese as [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/186051517 Caption: Old fisherman in traditional dress, on bamboo raft with cormorants, throwing the net. Li river, Yangshuo, Guilin, China. ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image like this in the classroom! Let us know in the comments section below.

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/52226803 This week's Pic of the Week is of a giant panda from the Wolong Giant Panda Bear Research Centre in Wolong of Sichuan Province, China. ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image like this in the classroom whether it be to discuss different native species or endangered animals. Depending on the context [...]