The e-learning platform of Barcelona co-op SLB



Drag Queens and Drop Outs

Photo by Rochelle Brown on Unsplash Sorry – this post will not live up to its title! It’s only about using the ‘Drag and Drop’ content type of the H5P suite of online learning applications. I’ve been inspired by Vedrana Vojković Estatiev and her occasional posts about using H5P on her blog After Octopus. We […]



Four updates to our TBLT online course

Our TBLT: From theory to practice course has enjoyed two successful runs since we first kicked off in February 2019, and each time we have endeavoured to evaluate and improve the course by taking careful account of participant feedback as well as of innovations in the field of TBLT. For this course, we are implementing […]


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Activities for Task-Based Learning – a review

Activities for Task-Based Learning – a review Before we can get into a review of Anderson & McCutcheon’s Activities for Task-Based Learning (2019), I want to deal with a broader question which might help us place their book in the scheme of things. The question is something like … How can we describe and categorise […]


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Our TBLT online course: the whys and wherefores

Please note that the latest iteration of our course, starting October 2020, can be found here. At SLB we’re very much looking forward to March 2019 and the first run of our inaugural TBLT online course, Task Based Language Teaching: From theory to practice. Recently, course tutors Geoffrey Jordan and Marc Jones have blogged about […]


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Introducing our e-learning platform, learn.SLB!

Two years ago, several SLB cooperative members decided to invest extra time and money into building an e-learning platform. We are now finally launching that platform, learn.SLB, with its first teacher-training and language-learning courses. Why launch an e-learning platform? As a co-op with several materials writers and course developers, it seemed a natural move to […]