A personal story…

I was recently invited for a photoshoot and a short interview, to be featured in BC Brit. Now the article is live, I've decided to share it all with you here. A huge thanks to Mark Cannon for his time and effort, and some great photos. You can find the orignal article here: https://www.bcbrit.com/daniels-story/. Daniel’s … Continue reading A personal story…

Using Tricider to spark conversation in the ESL classroom.

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of presenting at the 2019 BC TEAL conference, working together with a friend and former colleague to deliver a short presentation around a website called Tricider, which helps to boost debate, conversation and engagement among students in English classes. Not only can students write their own responses, but also … Continue reading Using Tricider to spark conversation in the ESL classroom.

Teaching on italki in 2020. | Still worth it? |

Updated: March 2020. So, about back in 2018, I started teaching on italki, having first researched a wide range of online teaching websites, all with various promises, claims and flashy adverts. However, after digging down further, I settled on italki and haven't looked back since. Why? Well here's why... Preface: I should preface this post … Continue reading Teaching on italki in 2020. | Still worth it? |

A new website for IELTS and beyond… Articles, Videos, Podcast and more…

A rebooted website for teachers and students! So it's taken a while, but I've finally decided to get myself into gear and put together all of my previous blogs, videos and content into one website. I've also now launched my Youtube channel, so i'm also going to start adding videos to my blogs to hopefully … Continue reading A new website for IELTS and beyond… Articles, Videos, Podcast and more…