Creative Content Pic of the Week

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 [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/547695899 Our Creative Content team's Pic of the Week is back again with this gorgeous image from under the sea! We’d love to know how you would use this in your classroom? Would you use an image like this to talk about colour? Or would you use it to discuss marine environmental issues, such as [...]

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

Evening view of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates © Urbanmyth / Alamy Stock Photo ELT teachers, we’d love to know how you would use an image like this in your classroom to generate discussion and vocabulary on creativity?

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/112780811 Virunga Volcanoes in Rwanda Credit: Andy Rouse Wow, what a stunning image this is! How would you use this in your classroom to generate discussion and vocabulary on creativity?  

Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/500824392 The illuminated tower of the city hall is seen between trees decorated with Christmas lights in Lille, northern France on December 10, 2015. / AFP / PHILIPPE HUGUEN December 10, 2015| Credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN ELT teachers we'd love to know how you'd use an image like this in the classroom.

Creative Content’s Pick of the Week

http://gty.im/506202617 Young woman with goat in front of local building. Credit: Jeremy Woodhouse

Creative Content’s Pick of the Week

http://gty.im/488804306 The rugby kicks off today with England vs Fiji at Twickenham. England face a challenge this year, competing in a fierce pool of teams including the Welsh, past world cup winners Australia and Fiji; who recently won the Pacific Six Nations Cup. It’s going to be an exciting year for rugby – may the [...]

Using stock images in ELT materials design – making the most of your picture research

Last week we discussed stock images in ELT materials design, including the benefits and limitations of their use. We briefly touched on what picture researchers need to do to find the right images, and in this post we’ll dig a bit deeper and explore how we approach picture research here at emc. The deal with [...]

How to add creative value without extra cost

We're always drawing odd bits and pieces to embellish realia (real life examples in educational publishing). This adds value to the page without our client needing to purchase images. It's also part of our design service at emc! We keep a pool of commonly used textures and even flags. This means that we're not drawing [...]