Links to T2W's talks, webinars and reviews
British Council webinar: How to become an ELT Materials Writer
IATEFL Online Website
Vicki Hollett interview: Want to be an ELT writer? (part one)
Vicki Hollett interview: Want to be an ELT writer? (part two)
Janice Clancey review: From Teacher to Writer
How To Write Reading and Listening Activities Amazon
Writer's source material
ELT Pics: A free photographic resource for teachers created by teachers.
Film English: Promotes the innovative and creative use of film in English language teaching and learning
Jamie Keddie's Lesson Stream: Selection of lesson plans and video clips
How to make proposals An article written by David Riley.
Pete Sharma Associates
Grammar made funny
University of Westminster
Philip Kerr: adaptive learning
How I got into publishing
First person accounts from published ELT writers of how they got their first break.
David A Hill
Pearls of wisdom from writers and publishers!
Sketch Engine The Sketch Engine (SkE) is designed for anyone wanting to research how words behave. It is a Corpus Query System incorporating word sketches, one-page, automatic, corpus-derived summary of a word’s grammatical and collocational behaviour.
Copyright law (UK) An explanation of the copyright law and information about duration.
The Society of Authors The Society of Authors provides help, advice and information for authors.
British Council EAQUALS Core Inventory for General English This project may be of interest to anyone involved in curriculum development. The downloadable brochure is the work completed on a British Council project to create a core curriculum based, in part, on the CEFR.
Compleat Lexical Tutor A website offering data-driven information about text e.g. word frequency
Excellent reference book for materials writers: "Materials Development in Language Teaching", Edited by Brian Tomlinson, Cambridge
MaW SIG The IATEFL materials writing Special Interest Group whose goal is to support teachers' professional development in terms of writing ELT materials, whether for use within a group or institution, or for a wider audience.