Katy Simpson has developed online resources that focus on a specific niche. Find out how Katy used feedback to improve her resources and why she asked for advice from people outside the ELT field.
Can you start off by telling us where you teach?
I'm based in Thailand but since taking the plunge to go freelance I'm often travelling. In 2016, I set up an online school for speakers of International English, called My English Voice http://myenglishvoice.com/ I publish self-study listening lessons featuring speakers from around the world, aimed at developing learners’ ability to understand a wider range of accents than you find in most coursebooks. I also offer lessons in communication skills using Skype, with groups of learners from different first language backgrounds.
How long have you been teaching?
I've been teaching for seven years, in the UK, Dubai, and Thailand. Before that, I worked as a journalist in the UK, so I have always been passionate about...