Episode 8

This is the eighth episode of Delivering Development, our podcast on continuing professional development for language teachers and administrators. You can listen to the episode below on the embedded player, and you can also listen and subscribe to this and future podcasts at the various locations shown at the bottom of the show notes.
We welcome comments and feedback, which can be left either here or at the various other locations where you can get our podcast. We also welcome information on specific CPD opportunities, such as online courses, webinars, conferences etc., and also suggestions for future topics.

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Show notes


It is the 12th of April, 2020. Welcome to episode 8 of the Delivering Development podcast, helping language teachers and others in the field to enhance their professional development. My name is Kevin Westbrook, and with me today are Pete Sharma, Laura Styles and Neil Bullock.

Tech tips

Kevin – Zotero – https://www.zotero.org/


Pete and Laura have been involved in activities moving learning online as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and they shared some of their experiences with us.

Laura also told us about a MOOC she is involved in for native speakers of English learning Spanish and of Spanish learning English. The link is here: mooc.speakapps.org  

Pete’s publication

Interaction Online
Creative Activities for Blended Learning

Lindsay Clandfield, Jill Hadfield

Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers ISBN: 9781316629178

Link: https://www.cambridge.org/gb/cambridgeenglish/catalog/teacher-training-development-and-research/interaction-online

And here  is the link to EL Gazette, where Pete has a regular review column www.elgazette.com

Our podcast is hosted on Spreaker. This is the link to the show page: https://www.spreaker.com/show/delivering-development


This is a monthly podcast. You will be able to access it at the Pete Sharma Associates web site in the blog section. The address is www.psa.eu.com. It is also available from spreaker.com and the usual podcasting aggregators such as Apple and Google. Links are below. Thank you for listening to Delivering Development. Check out our web site if you want to know more, and join us next month.

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Neil Bullock:


Laura Styles:


Pete Sharma and Kevin Westbrook:



The intro and outro are by permission of Katrina Monis. You can find the album the music is from by this talented singer and musician here:

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