Thursday, January 20, 2011

going GLOBAL

A new coursebook series that has been getting a lot of attention these days is Global. Lindsay Clandfield is the mastermind behind this unique, sophisticated course. Recently, I was invited to compose an essay on critical thinking for the Global Upper Intermediate Teacher's Book. I was extremely surprised and honored to be asked to contribute to such a distinguished series of coursebooks, especially when the other essays belonged to famous names such as Rose Senior, Scott Thornbury, Jim Scrivener and David Crystal. Below is the cover of the recently published teacher's book:

For a little more information about Global, here are a few links:

Six Things To Know About Global - Six Things Blog

Six More Things To Know About Global - Six Things Blog

Six Things To Know About An E-Workbook - Six Things Blog

Learn more about the Global Coursebooks

I've used some of the sample materials from Global that are available on the Macmillan website, and got a very positive response from students. I'm hoping to use the Global series with future classes.