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Die Grünen hybrider Kongress 2021

Hybrid courses

In the summer of 2021, I had the pleasure of attending a hybrid congress in Berlin: Die Grünen were kicking off their election campaign. The

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It’s the end of summer, we’re back home from long days in the sun and on the water, and it’s back to classes and many

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Talk at BESIG 2021 for Cornelsen

Managing your hybrid course with Cornelsen’s Basis for Business Summary This 30-minute talk aimed to give Business English trainers an overview of lessons learned in

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The latest innovation in learning: The Learning Funnel

Designed for sidesleepers, the funnel is mounted gently on your ear to allow knowledge to drip into your mind as your sleep. Just fill from that fountain of knowledge, the internet, before you go to bed for a full night’s learning. Get one for yourself, and one for a friend.


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  1. Super, duper – just what I’ve always needed!
    Though I think I’ve had students who’ve come up with the idea in ‘project’ groups – well, the learning funnel – one could give them the idea with the task of designing it, perhaps, right?

  2. I’d love one myself, Joan 😉 Remember how they used to say it could be done with recordings in your sleep?

    But this is nothing. There are some really fantastic April Fools jokes out there today.

    One you might like is entitled Commuting by bicycle promotes the spread of head lice in the workplace. The explanation says that “the study believes it is due to the use of helmets and cyclists who wear them promote the nits (the white eggs) to mature faster and produce a much more active louse that will spread, and breed, faster.” So off with their heads, er, hats! (

    Another brilliant April Fools is an entire premium, exclusive marketplace that features such elite products as Premium sleeves (without the shirt), a timeless watch (without the watch), a money collage … and a crown (marked up from $35,000 to $68,099!) … all to be purchased after you put yourself through an affluence eye scan to match your identity up with your tax returns. (

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