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Australian ESL materials for adults and young adults
2020 Aug 18

Phonics for ESOL adults on YouTube

If you have high-oracy, no-literacy ESOL learners who’d like to try these Phonics for Adults videos, they’re now on YouTube. Continue reading

2020 Jun 01

A new ESL puzzle book

Teachers Pay Teachers printable version of ESL Word Search Plus: Post-Beginner

Announcing the arrival of ESL Word Search Plus: Post-Beginner: another printable English Language resource that can be used for independent language reinforcement, as an extra challenge, or as a fun family activity. (It’s aimed at adults and young adults, in terms of the ‘look’ and the vocab it covers, but I know many of my students have children who love to … Continue reading

2020 Feb 12

Workwise English Quizzes: a review

Shows the cover of Workwise English Quizzes and the Fine Print Review

A new review of Workwise English Quizzes in Fine Print (the VALBEC journal). Continue reading

2019 Jul 03

Workwise English Quizzes: Now out!

Finally, after months of checking and tweaking, Workwise English Quizzes is out, and I thought I’d answer some common questions… Continue reading

2019 Jun 10

Workwise English Puzzles: A ‘Fine Print’ review

I’m almost ready to launch Workwise English Quizzes, but my goodness, everything takes longer than I expected… Meanwhile I have the excuse for a blog post, as I had a Fine Print review for Workwise English Puzzles. (Fine Print is the VALBEC journal – that’s the Victorian Adult Literacy and Basic Education Council.) I know not everyone worries about reviews, … Continue reading

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