http://gty.im/591874034 With the successful week, Team GB have had at the Rio Olympics and it all coming to a close on Monday, we thought it was only right to have a Rio-themed Pic of the Week. Check out this image of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark of Great Britain compete on their way to winning [...]
On July 5th, the moon passed between NASA climate observatory and the earth for the second time in a year. Images were snapped over a period of about four hours by NASA's EPIC camera aboard DSCOVR. This image is from the far side of the moon, which is never seen from Earth, passing by. It's amazing that this image almost [...]
http://gty.im/534231056 ELT teachers, we’d love to know how you would use this in your classroom to generate discussion and vocabulary on creativity?
We're excited as the IATEFL International Annual Conference & Exhibition kicks off today! With over 2,500 ELT professionals from more than 100 countries attending and a 4-day programme of around 500 talks, workshops and symposiums as well as a vibrant social programme, it's going to be a great few days. Sophie from emc, who is also on the MaWSIG events [...]
http://gty.im/179552571 Caption: Chinstrap penguin jumping out of Antarctic waters As Wednesday was Penguin Awareness Day, we decided to go for a penguin themed pic this week. ELT teachers, we'd love to know how would you use an image or topic like this in the classroom! Let us know in the comments section below.
Author and materials writer, Hugh Dellar, visited all of us here at emc this week to give us an ELT workshop. The idea of the workshop was for emc folk to gain more of an insight into the materials that we work on and to help us understand more about how they are used in the classroom [...]
On Saturday 7th November, IATEFL's Materials Writing Special Interest Group (MaWSIG) will be holding their free online festival MaWFest from 10.30 am GMT. Sophie from emc has organised the event and has secured a great line-up of professionals from within the industry. There will be webinars with David Duffield from the Copyright Licensing Agency, Andrew Walkley from [...]
With little over a month until the first IATEFL MaWSIG event takes place, two-thirds of the tickets have already been sold! So get your tickets before they all disappear. The conference is looking to be a really great day, with many excellent speakers and key industry experts participating in panel discussions. Here is an overview [...]