I am a trained teacher with three decades of experience, training with or presenting to teachers of any group size and needs in ELT across all cultures.
I deliver practical, memorable and relevant presentations or workshops tailored to the requirements and level of any ELT audience.
ELT Training & Plenaries
Below are some of my popular talks.
Is there a talk would you like for your next event?
drop me a line with your conference theme and requests.
hanging English, Changing Teaching
The rise and importance of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and its implications for today's teaching.
Have I Got News for You!
Bringing news and current issues into your lessons.
Keeping it Real!
Using authentic materials with teens and adults.
Switching on to Digital
Using technology in the classroom and embracing change.
Teaching with visuals for all ages and levels.
How to use films and video clips in the classroom.
Graded readers are not an option. Why extensive reading is an essential part of any ELT programme.
Let Me Tell You a Story...
Lively workshop on storytelling with young learners, teens or adults.
Business is Business
True stories from the world of international business with which to entertain, inspire and teach.
Sink or Swim!
Inspiring true survival stories with activities for listening, reading and discussion.
Signs of the Times
Light-hearted look at modern British life and language, through things you see and hear in the UK today.
Pull The Other One!
Using jokes and humour in the classroom, even for adults who 'just want grammar'!
Music, history, sea stories and daily lives in one of Britain's most fascinating cities.
Cultural talk on Scotland's biggest, most dynamic city, which makes the tourist think twice about only visiting Edinburgh!
“Andy Cowle is the quintessential ELT presenter.”
BERTA DE LLANO, Editorial Director, Mantis ELT, México
I run training days for all professionals in any sector, on planning and giving presentations.
Popular modules include confidence-building, effective preparation, delivery, body language and handling questions.
If you publish print or digital materials, I also create and deliver bespoke practical workshops and demos at events or as webinars. I can also train your sales teams and agents to do the same, too. email me for details
Training: Using Technology in ELT
ELT Connections works closely with award-winning trainer and writer Pete Sharma to provide professionals with the skills they need to use any technology effectively in the classroom.
Check out his new book!
Let me entertain you...!