New for 2020-21
Since 1998, Nicholas has worked freelance for teachers’ ongoing professional development. He is known for his entertaining and informative lecturing style.
Nicholas specialises in contemporary English and the variations of the language that can be found around the world.
Nicholas does lots of other stuff. Read more here.
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BRAVE NEW WORDS. Discover the new words, terms and phrases from Britain, America and Australia what they mean and how they arrived in English. Black Lives Matter, coronavirus, new gender identifiers, social media and other rich sources of words and terms will be covered. Get updated long before the dictionaries manage to catch up!
As always, your questions about the English language will be answered.
Full course literature will be supplied including word lists of hundreds of new terms and phrases from each of the past three years.
This year the course comes to you; to your school or municipality Ask me how.
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Nicholas is available for study days during week 44 and at other times. Nicholas is flexible and can always come up with a solution.
A few dates are available for lectures for students. Why not reward your students with an exciting and informative lecture?
A course in England for teachers will be running in June 2021.