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Australian ESL materials for adults and young adults
2019 Jan 28

Free e-books: Book Club questions

Book Club graphic

Book Club questions for the ESL e-books The English Chip and Blood Kind (currently free to download until 28/02/2019) Continue reading

2019 Jan 21

Free e-books: Summer special

Cover of The English Chip

Three ebooks in the ESL Easy-Read series are free to download until February 28… Continue reading

2018 Nov 12

Workwise English Puzzles: one more review!

I know – my last post was a review of Workwise English Puzzles – and now, here’s another.  This time it’s the WATESOL Newsletter (October 2018), where Eva Law-Davis has written about Workwise English Puzzles, and I have some more ‘hooray’ thoughts: Not just SEE and AMEP… My first big ‘hooray’ is that she can see the value for EALD … Continue reading

2018 Aug 06

Workwise English Puzzles: A new review

Do reviews matter? Of course! As an author, it’s so affirming to think that what you create is actually working for learners and for teachers. Plus they really matter for librarians and other people who have to think hard about acquisitions. So hooray for reviewers; it’s quite a task to work your way through a book and offer a fair … Continue reading

2018 Apr 26

The Language Centre bookshop: now in North Perth!

Annie Folk at the Language Centre bookshop

There’s a sign ready to go up at Annie Folk’s new North Perth bookshop, “The Language Centre: Serving Perth since 1982.” That’s a lot of book-selling experience. I interviewed Annie back in 2013, but in 2014 she had to close down her Leederville bookshop (and go online only) with a month’s notice, when the premises were sold. She also had to … Continue reading

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