In episode three of the podcast, Phil Keegan, Will Corner, Steve Munns and Oliver Hipkins mull over the issue of technology and language learning. Nik Peachey is on the line with expert analysis and insight.
This week’s guest on the podcast: Nik Peachey
Nik Peachey is a freelance technology consultant, teacher trainer, writer and course designer specialising in educational technology and ELT.
He has been involved in ELT since 1992 and has worked all over the world as a teacher and ICT specialist.
He was managing editor of the BBC/British Council Teaching English website from 2003 until 2007 when he became a freelance consultant.
Since then he has published a number of free blogs and ebooks. In 2012 his Daily English Activities blog was shortlisted for a British Council Innovations Award and In May 2012 he received the Innovation Award for excellence in course innovation for the Blended Learning in ELT course he designed for Bell. Since moving back the UK in 2011 he has continued to work freelance as well as working with Bell Educational Services to develop online teacher training courses.
His free ebook, Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers, can be downloaded here.
Other Nik Peachey links:
- Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ICT4ELT
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/NikPeachey
- Portfolio: http://www.scoop.it/t/nik-peachey
- Nik’s learning and technology reading list: http://www.scoop.it/t/learning-technology
Sites that Nik recommends to get started with Technology:
His own site which has a range of activities which should support language learning and the development of digital literacy.
Has songs with gap fill activities at a range of levels.
- https://www.listen-and-write.com/ Has interactive dictation activities based around authentic audio.
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The KKCL ELT Podcast is presented by Phil Keegan and produced by Will Corner and Oliver Hipkins, with music by Oliver Hipkins, Steve Munns and Phil Keegan.
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