Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Thoughts on ELT, English and whatever else comes into my head

The difficulty of writing good “bad” writing

Writing Graded Readers is not easy, despite the apparent simplicity of the end product. But one of the hardest parts of Graded Readers is having to do away with many … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

Old Year: Reflections, successes, fails and goals

New Year, the season of gloating. The time when you lather yourself up in your achievements for the exiting year and indulge in a big, soapy, self-caressing bath as publicly … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blog Stats – how did I do in 2013?

A year of blogging and some stats and patterns were interesting, for me at least. I’ve not really delved into the subcutaneous with this – I’m not tracking what time … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 3 Comments