About Our Team

100% pure awesomeness!

Chris Creed

Co-Owner, Webdesigner, Pedagogical development

Qualified with a DiP. TEFL and a Cert. TEFL from the University of Central Lancashire as well as an M.Ed (Lifelong Learning) from the Open University.
Trained for 18 months to become a coach at L’école Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse, and has managed a learning solutions company in Toulouse, France since 1996.
Has worked as an EFL teacher in Poland and director of operations and management coach in an international company based in the UK and in France, overseeing the development and running of 8 profit centres. Chris works throughout the world designing and delivering corporate communication programs.

 

  • Webdesign 50% 50%
  • Pedagogy 30% 30%
  • Podcasting 20% 20%

Susan Barke

Co-owner, pedagogical development, Sales & marketing

With over 20 years’ experience as a language trainer, Sue has run her own professional English language training company since 2007 providing English training for companies based all over France.

Having worked for a major international company in the UK for 10 years before becoming an EFL language trainer, Sue has been able to transfer her experience in sales, marketing and office administration into creating useful and pertinent training courses for English learners.

Sue has a BA in History and Politics (Queen Mary College, University of London) and a BA in French (Royal Holloway, University of London).

  • Pedagogical development 50% 50%
  • Marketing 30% 30%
  • Podcasting 20% 20%

Stan the Jack Russell

Security and biscuit eating

A valued member of the English Podcasts team that ensures that we are not attacked by surprise by the postman, binmen, other dogs barking in the distance, motorbikes, birds or next door’s cat.

  • Biscuit eating 90% 90%
  • Sleeping 5% 5%
  • Bones 5% 5%

Up to date topics

Regular features that are linked to currect affairs and up-to-date items to help learners stay abreast of what is going on in the real world.

Innovation

Real English from both native and second language speakers to enhance learning and listening skills, using authenticate situations for the podcasts.

Web Technology

Technology Web 2.0 to enhance learning experiences – Video, audio, podcasting, quizzes, HTML5 activities, downloadable learning events, Adobe Captivate learning events.
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Clear Communication

The activities go a lot further into the subjects touched upon in the podcasts, by leveraging multiple media supports, exercises and work on all 4 skills of language learning.

Recent Blog Posts

Stay in touch with our latest topics.

Tips for effective Email use

Tips for effective Email use

Email has become the top method of communication in the workforce. Reasons for emails vary from business correspondences to personal messages. They can be as short as one word and as long as a novella, but that does not mean that these are all appropriate or even...

Writing effective emails

Writing effective emails

Historically, the term electronic mail was used generically for any electronic document transmission. For example, several writers in the early 1970s used the term to refer to fax document transmission. As a result, it is difficult to find the first citation for the...

Learn English with a  Rugby and Personality Quiz

Learn English with a Rugby and Personality Quiz

Here at English-podcasts.com we like sport and especially rugby..... but what exactly are we talking about ??? Are you confused ? Do you need help ? Would like to know more ?  Don't worry, this quiz will help to put you in the picture. Learning about sport is an...

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