Sandy Millin


Sandy is the Director of Studies at International House Bydgoszcz. She has worked all over the world as a teacher, manager and CELTA trainer. She blogs regularly and is active on Twitter, as well presenting webinars and attending conferences.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
As clean as possible! It doesn't matter how messy the floor or the drawers are around it, but I find it difficult to work if there's anything on it other than the books/computer/paper I need for whatever I'm doing right now.
How do you approach cover design?
I find somebody else to do it for me :) For my first book, this was Luke Meddings at the round, the publishers who invited me to put together my first book.
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Where to buy in print


ELT Playbook 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
ELT Playbook 1 contains a selection of 30 tasks to help teachers to reflect on what they do, centred particularly on the areas that seem to cause most problems for those new to our profession. There is also an associated online community where participants can choose to share their reflections and learn from others using the book, taking the first steps to building up an online support network.
Richer Speaking
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book of techniques that can be used to adapt speaking activities from coursebooks. These are divided into four categories: preparing to speak, adding repetition, extending speech and having a reason to listen. It's designed for language teachers at all stages of their careers.

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Smashwords book reviews by Sandy Millin

  • The CELTA Teaching Compendium on July 20, 2017

    I found this ebook to be practical, useful and easy to access. There is a fuller review on my blog: