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List of ELT Authors, Material Writers, Organization Heads, and Their Blogs/Sites



Twitter Handle
Burcu Akyol @burcuakyol http://burcuakyol.com
Sean Banville @seanbanville http://seanbanville.com/, http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/
Eric Baber
Marcos Benevides @MBenevides http://www.widgets-hq.com/
Tara Benwell @Tefl http://www.tefl.net/
Beth Cagnol @bethcagnol http://freelanceteacherinfrance.blogspot.com/
Alex Case @EnglishClub http://www.tefl.net/alexcase/
Neal Chambers @NealChambers http://www.englishspark.com/en/blogs
Lindsay Clandfield @lclandfield http://sixthings.net/
Marisa Constantinides @Marisa_C http://www.celt.edu.gr/, http://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/

David Crystal

David Deubelbeiss @ddeubel
http://eflclassroom.ning.com/, http://eflclassroom.ning.com/profiles/blog/list?pageSize=13
Valentina Dodge @vale360 http://english360.com/, http://www.24hours.it
Gavin Dudeney @dudeneyge http://slife.dudeney.com/, http://www.theconsultants-e.com/
Jeremy Day @specificenglish http://specific-english.blogspot.com/
Evan Frendo @evanfrendo http://englishfortheworkplace.blogspot.com/
Larry Ferlazzo @larryferlazzo http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/
Simon Greenall @SimonGreenall
Jeremy Harmer
Andy Hockley @adhockley http://adhockley.wordpress.com/
Nicky Hockly @TheConsultantsE http://www.emoderationskills.com/
Anne Hodgson @annehodg http://annehodgson.de/
Vicki Hollett
Cotter Hue @cotterHUE
Sue Lyons-Jones @esolcourses http://www.esolcourses.blogspot.com/
Ozge Karaglou- Ergen @ozge http://www.ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org
Paul Maglione @paulmaglione http://www.english-attack.com
Cleve Miller @cleve360 http://english360.com/
Joel Josephson @acerview54 http://www.kindersite.org/Founders.htm
Jamie Keddie
http://www.jamiekeddie.com/, http://www.teflclips.com
Luke Meddings @lukemeddings http://lukemeddings.posterous.com/
Kyle Mawer
@kylemawer http://digitalplay.info/blog/
Heike Philp @heikephilp http://virtual-round-table.ning.com , http://www.lancelotschool.com/
Herbert Puchta @herbertpuchta  
Shiv Rajendran @shiv53 http://www.shv.me/, http://languagelab.com
Marianne Raynaud   http://www.qualitytime-esl.com/
Carol Read @carolread http://carolread.wordpress.com/
Jason Renshaw @EnglishRaven http://www.englishraven.com/
Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto @barbsaka
Chuck Sandy @chucksandy
http://twylah.com/chucksandy, http://www.chucksandy.com/
Pete Sharma @petesharma http://www.psa.eu.com/pages/newblog/
Russell Stannard @russell1955 http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/
Graham Stanley @grahamstanley http://digitalplay.info/blog/, http://blog-efl.blogspot.com
Scott Thornbury
Berni Wall @rliberni http://www.gapfillers.co.uk/?atk=2674
Shaun Wilden
Ken Wilson


*If you are an ELT author, materials writer, or head of an ELT organization please feel free to add your information to this list by becoming an editor to this wiki or by emailing me at ShellyTerrell at gmail dot com.



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