About Our Team

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Chris Creed

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.

  • Webdesign50%
  • Pedagogy30%
  • Podcasting20%

Susan Barke

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 development50%
  • Marketing30%
  • Podcasting20%

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 eating90%
  • Sleeping5%
  • Bones5%

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.

Innovation

Real English from both native and second language speakers to enhance learning and listening skills, using authenticate situations for the podcasts.

Web Technology

Technology Web 2.0 to enhance learning experiences – Video, audio, podcasting, quizzes, HTML5 activities, downloadable learning events, Adobe Captivate learning events.

Clear Communication

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.

Recent Blog Posts

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The Thinking Person’s non-football quiz about Russia.

The Thinking Person’s non-football quiz about Russia.

The Thinking Person's non-football quiz about Russia. So, after one week of watching the Football World Cup and the endless attempts by journalists to make interesting reports and write entertaining articles about Russia, what have you learnt about this country ?...

Eleven More English Proverbs

Eleven More English Proverbs

Eleven More English Proverbs Eleven More English Proverbs to figure out from just an image. Can you work out the Eleven More English Proverbs from just one image? Proverbs are popularly defined as short expressions of popular wisdom, or as it is sometimes called...

Invitoscope

Invitoscope

Hervé Bellut, the creator of this self development board game, has had a varied and interesting career path. His formal studies were in astrophysics, and as an aerospace engineer he went on to become interested in occupational stress in the workplace. This interest...

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