Co-Owner, Webdesigner, Pedagogical development
Qualified with a DiP. TEFL and a Cert. TEFL from the University of Central Lancashire as well as an M.Ed (Lifelong Learning) from the Open University.
Trained for 18 months to become a coach at L’école Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse, and has managed a learning solutions company in Toulouse, France since 1996.
Has worked as an EFL teacher in Poland and director of operations and management coach in an international company based in the UK and in France, overseeing the development and running of 8 profit centres.
- Webdesign 50% 50%
- Pedagogy 30% 30%
- Podcasting 20% 20%
Co-owner, pedagogical development, Sales & marketing
With over 20 years’ experience as a language trainer, Sue has run her own professional English language training company since 2007 providing English training for companies based all over France.
Having worked for a major international company in the UK for 10 years before becoming an EFL language trainer, Sue has been able to transfer her experience in sales, marketing and office administration into creating useful and pertinent training courses for English learners.
Sue has a BA in History and Politics (Queen Mary College, University of London) and a BA in French (Royal Holloway, University of London).
- Pedagogical development 50% 50%
- Marketing 30% 30%
- Podcasting 20% 20%
Stan the Jack Russell
Security and biscuit eating
A valued member of the EFL PodBlog team that ensures that we are not attacked by surprise by the postman, binmen, other dogs barking in the distance or next door’s cat.
- Biscuit eating 90% 90%
- Sleeping 5% 5%
- Bones 5% 5%
Up to date topics
Regular features that are linked to currect affairs and up-to-date items to help learners stay abreast of what is going on in the real world.
Real English from both native and second language speakers to enhance learning and listening skills, using authenticate situations for the podcasts.
Technology Web 2.0 to enhance learning experiences – Video, audio, podcasting, quizzes, HTML5 activities, downloadable learning events, Adobe Captivate learning events.
The activities in The Learning Centre go a lot further into the subjects touched upon in the podcasts, by leveraging multiple media supports, exercises and work on all 4 skills of language learning.
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Le Tour de France comes to Toulouse STAGE 11: ALBI - TOULOUSE 17 July 2019 Wednesday 17 July - Following the first rest day of this year's race, the Tour de France continues with stage 11 from Albi to Toulouse. The 167 kilometres route meanders through the south of...
The Proust Questionnaire is a questionnaire about one's personality. Its name and modern popularity as a form of interview is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. At the end of the nineteenth century, when Proust was still in his teens, he...
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