Category Archives: ELT publishing

50 Steps to Improving your Academic Writing (Garnet) review

As usual, as published in Modern English Teacher magazine. And as usual, the published version probably seems at least more positive than I was in this original version… There is no lack of well-respected ESL academic writing books on the … Continue reading

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The most useful fillers for the end of lessons

An article of mine in the latest edition of MET (Modern English Teacher magazine) – available here to read for free!  Ways to not waste extra classroom time when you are lucky enough to have it. Earlier in my career my … Continue reading

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Change in editor at Modern English Teacher magazine

Having a stack of half finished TEFL articles and now two fewer places to put them, have recently been writing to all and sundry asking them to please take them off my hands. Turns out my advice that everyone should … Continue reading

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New TEFL articles June 2013

The only reason I started this blog back in June 2007 was to give links to my articles and worksheets elsewhere. Somehow I haven’t found time for one of my regular monthly lists since January this year, while I have … Continue reading

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Five new articles on getting published for TEFLers

General articles on getting published in ELT 30 ways to get ahead in ELT publishing Getting published in TEFL – why, what, where and how Getting writing work from publishers Articles on writing ELT articles How to write and publish … Continue reading

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TEFLing without teaching

A guest post by newish TEFL blogger and TEFL.net reviews volunteer Jo Cummins: “About two years ago, when pregnant with my son, I gave up my teaching job and moved countries and haven’t (for reasons to lengthy too get into) … Continue reading

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EFL textbook editions between editions

Mistakes in EFL textbooks like wrong answer keys and typos are nothing new, though I’d swear they are becoming more common. There has also been a totally new (for me?) variation in the last couple of years: – I’m reading … Continue reading

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Places to publish TEFL articles links

Updated 9 March 2017 Please let me know if anything below is missing, in the wrong section or in the wrong order (the sections or entries in each section) – because I’m sure all of those three things are true. Places … Continue reading

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Places to publish guest blog posts about TEFL

Here’s a list that I came up with after a couple of hours of research. If I’ve missed or wrongly categorised any, or if you’d like to let us know why one blog especially deserves people’s guest posts of any … Continue reading

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Three totally original ELT publishing ventures

– an e-books only ELT publishing company/ joint venture, networking and training for ELT writers, and the first agent for ELT writers. Unfortunately, I don’t seem to share their originality, because someone else has already beaten me to interviewing the exact … Continue reading

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