Speaking in Tongues radio series

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Writing materials for English teachers

Rob Metcalf

Rob Metcalf (right) brought a "considerable amount of experience" teaching English to a new career writing materials for English teachers, one he got into "quite by accident", he tells us...

And writing materials for an increasingly global market, finding themes that won't go out of date quickly, and won't break any taboos, isn't as straight-forward as it might appear...

Rob Metcalf has lived and taught English in Barcelona since 1988 and works as a materials writer and online tutor for Net Languages.

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"Speaking in Tongues" is a series of short English-language radio programmes, produced and recorded by IH Barcelona. The 25-programme series was broadcast on Saturday mornings by Radio Free Barcelona on 107.7 FM.

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The series discusses a range of different topics relating to language, language learning and language teaching.

The programme is intended for a general public, but will of course be of special interest to language teachers and students.