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Open House

Welcome to Global PAD Open House

Global PAD (Profesional and Academic Development) Open House* is the open access section of Global PAD, developed and maintained by staff in the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick, UK. It complements our e-Courses offerings, where e-Courses are available for purchase.

Global PAD provides resources for professionals and students who wish to improve their:

Academic English skills

Topics currently include: Academic listening/speaking skills; EASE Listening to lectures e-course sample; Academic reading/writing skills; Grammar; Vocabulary; English for conferences

Intercultural skills

Topics currently include: Intercultural competence and international collaboration; Key intercultural concepts; Understanding culture for work; Becoming a global leader; Working in global teams

Research skills

Topics currently include: Top tips for research; Instruments for conducting intercultural research

Teaching skills

Topics currently include: How to use ICT resources in teaching (e.g. Moodle); History of English language teaching; Teaching in large classes; Learner autonomy; ELTED journal

Simply click on the links above to explore the range of open access resources available here in Global PAD Open House.

* All materials linked on the GlobalPad site are copyright of the University of Warwick. All rights are expressly reserved. These materials have been produced for academic and professional use only and must not be used for commercial purposes. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information given here is accurate, no legal responsibility is accepted for any errors, omissions or misleading statements.

Please visit Global PAD Online Store to see our e-Courses catalogue, to view tasters of the e-Courses and to buy access to them.

Do return to us regularly as we are adding to our Global PAD sites on an ongoing basis.