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Boost UP, Skill UP, Tool UP your teaching with Macmillan Asia Trainers, John Cruft & Jake Whiddon! Email John & Jake: [email protected]


#17 The Cambodia Special: A Move into Management
Sep 21, 2018 • 54 min
Join John Cruft & Dr. Del in season 2 of our upgraders podcast series. Follow them as they travel across Asia digging deeper into currents trends, interviewing local experts and discussing solutions to common ELT challenges.
#16 Welcome to the Land of Smiles: Projects vs. Project-Based Learning Thailand Style
Aug 2, 2018 • 54 min
Join John Cruft & Dr. Del in season 2 of our upgraders podcast series. Follow them as they travel across Asia digging deeper into currents trends, interviewing local experts and discussing solutions to common ELT challenges.
#15 Creative Vietnam: Am I a creative teacher?
Jul 25, 2018 • 37 min
Join John Cruft & Dr. Del in season 2 of our upgraders podcast series. Follow them as they travel across Asia digging deeper into currents trends, interviewing local experts and discussing solutions to common ELT challenges.
#14 Error Correction In Classroom.
May 9, 2018 • 39 min
Join John Cruft & Dr. Del in season 2 of our upgraders podcast series. Follow them as they travel across Asia digging deeper into currents trends, interviewing local experts and discussing solutions to common ELT challenges.
#13 Malaysia Truly Asia. CEFR in Malaysia.
Apr 23, 2018 • 45 min
Join John Cruft & Dr. Del in season 2 of our upgraders podcast series. Follow them as they travel across Asia digging deeper into currents trends, interviewing local experts and discussing solutions to common ELT challenges.
#12 Welcome to the Flipped Classroom. The Flipping Basics!
Dec 18, 2017 • 16 min
What is the Flipped Classroom? When can it be used and How can we use it?
#11 Early Child Development. What should we be teaching in the early years?
Sep 30, 2017 • 13 min
Early Child Development. What should we be teaching in the early years?
Upgrade #9.2: More Around the world in Training & Development
Feb 6, 2017 • 79 min
What is a global classroom? How does culture affect training? How do Chinese government schools approach training? What is a TEFL Lemon? …and who is Alan Partridge? In this Upgrade, John & Jake finish their journey around the world with interviews fr…
Upgrade #9: Around the world in Training & Development
Jan 19, 2017 • 51 min
Are you being trained or developed? What’s the difference between qualification and certification? What is the newest country in the world? (and would you teach there?) In this Upgrade, John & Jake start a journey around the world to hear from fasc…
Upgrade #8: Are Your Learners in Control? The Learner Autonomy Episode
Dec 19, 2016 • 36 min
Are your learners in control of their learning? Are you in control of your teaching? Why aren’t your students getting better at English once they leave your class? In this Upgrade, John and Jake discuss theories and practices around learner auto…
Upgrade #7: A CLIL Skill UP
Nov 3, 2016 • 40 min
What is CLIL? What are the 4Cs of CLIL? How can CLIL help your students truly learn English? In this episode, John & Jake discuss the core feature, theories and principals relating to CLIL. Listen now and get some practical ideas for starting yo…
UPgrade #6 An Interview with Charles Fadel.mp3
Aug 12, 2016 • 24 min
What should we be teaching the next generation of students, and how should we be teaching? What can we change now to give our learners the best opportunities for the future? Listen to Jake’s interview with educational thought leader Charles Fadel to an…
Upgrade #5: Skilling UP your Classroom Management Episode 2 - Mixed Ability
Jul 12, 2016 • 20 min
In classrooms all over the world, dealing with mixed ability classes is an ongoing issue. In John & Jake’s travels in the Asia region, they both meet teachers looking for strategies and solutions for this exact challenge. Download this episode for so…
Upgrade #4: Skilling UP your Classroom Management Part 1 - Large Classes
Jul 12, 2016 • 32 min
So…you are teaching a class with 50+ students! How do you ensure all those learners get something out of the class? How can you do collaborative group work? How can you deal with Large Classes? Listen to John & Jake’s ideas and tips on dealing w…
Upgrade #3: The reading Skill UP- Meet the Story Central Authors
Jun 2, 2016 • 51 min
Viv Lambert and Mo Choy are the authors of the hugely successful Macmillan Story Central series. The authors found time out of their busy schedule touring Asia for Macmillan Days in Beijing, Shanghai & Tokyo to visit Jake in the eltupgraders home base …
Upgrade #2: Skilling UP teachers to Motivate Language Learners
Mar 17, 2016 • 37 min
Motivating students to learn English is a constant battle for teachers in ELT. Recent research conducted here Asia shows that there are differing opinions on how to motivate our learners. Listen to this podcast to find out the top methods and approache…
Upgrader #1 The Pronunciation Boost UP
Mar 4, 2016 • 30 min
Featuring pronunciation guru and Macmillan methodology series editor Adrian Underhill, this podcasts tackles the big questions of teaching pronunciation in Asia. John & Jake explore ideas and theories relating to syllable and stressed-timed languages, …
Upgrade #0: The Zero Edition- Meet The Hosts
Jan 1, 2016 • 2 min
John Cruft & Jake Whiddon introduce each other on this Zero Edition. Find out more about the hosts why they make the eltupgraders podcast.