A few of the projects we’ve worked on over the years.
MOVING INTO AGRICULTURE (Garnet Education) An ESP course for A2/B1 students studying English in an agricultural setting.
HIGH LEVEL PRIMARY COURSE (Cambridge University Press) A multi-levelled, high level primary course for aspiring students.
PREPARE! (Cambridge University Press) 2nd edition of this hugely successful teenage course -where English meets exams.
HELLO ENGLISH (Cambridge University Press, 2016, 2018 and 2019). A vast young learner project for China, developing course book content with an exam focus for 6 , 7 and 8 year olds for a corporate client.
STERCOLECTIES for SCALAMEDIA, Netherlands (2016-2018)
An online course for three school years - HAVO & VWO. A task-based, CEFR referenced course based on authentic materials.
Prepare! (Cambridge English, 2015 is a lively General English course for teens with comprehensive Cambridge English exam preparation integrated throughout. Niki co-authored Level 5 SB and is the author of Level 4 and 5 workbooks. It’s the only Schools course jointly produced with Cambridge English Language Assessment. It has a unique lexical-grammatical approach which is informed by English Profile and the Cambridge Learner Corpus.
IREAD – NEW ENGLISH READERS (2014) (Qingdao Publishing House, 2014) iRead is a series of graded readers for the Chinese market. Based on the R.E.A.D.I.N.G. ™ system the series helps learners ranging from primary to senior high school to read more confidently and with more enjoyment.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR FOR TEENS, (FLTRP, China 2014) is a three-level grammar course for the Chinese private language schools market, written in collaboration with Joanne Collie and Hans Mol. It targets teens aged 10-13 (level 1), 13-15 (level 2) and 15-18 (level 3) with both traditional and communicative task types, explanations, tips and fulfilling the New National Curriculum.
HOOLA HOOP (Porto Editora, 2009) is a six-level primary ELT course written for the Portuguese market. Niki worked on concept development and the writing of two levels, including pupil´s books, activity books and teacher´s guides.
A series of YLE TESTS. (FLTRP, China, 2014). These were for various levels and included many of the familiar YLE exam features.
YLE MOVERS-LIKE exam materials and helpful notes for teachers to accompany Pearson’s Big English course. (Level 3).
FIRST ENGLISH WORDS ACTIVITY PACK (Collins ELT, 2013, 2014). This accompanies the picture dictionary and includes two activity books, posters, flashcards, story cards and an audio CD. There is also a teacher’s guide with detailed lesson plans and tips on how to use the material successfully. This is for preschool children.
MAGIC ADVENTURE (Rokus Klett, 2014) is a story-based, active and interactive, three-level primary EFL course written for eastern European markets. Niki co-authored the pupil´s and activity books with Hans Mol, and she also wrote the teacher´s guides. A Turkish edition (Level 1 and 2) was published July 2013.
CELT-P An online teacher training course. (Cambridge English) . Niki wrote Module 1– The young learner, language and the primary classroom. It's written at B1 level to give maximum access to as many teachers as possible.
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH TEACHER (2014) Niki completed a module for this innovative teacher’s resource. Teachers can sign up for a course on an area that interests them. Niki’s module on Motivating Teenagers has lots of practical ideas for motivating these learners. The module looks at different aspects of teaching teens ranging from understanding the teenage brain to how to create successful writing activities. She has also provided teacher development modules on motivation and challenge.