English Language Teaching Event



  • Speaker: Michael McCarthy
  • Dates and times:
    12th March 2019, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC
    12th March 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC

As EAP teachers, we are responsible for guiding learners on the vocabulary that they need to know in their area of study. In this webinar, Michael McCarthy will introduce you to a collection of four new academic word lists and look at ways to implement them in EAP teaching.



As EAP teachers, we are responsible for guiding learners on the vocabulary that they need to know in their area of study. In this webinar, we look at OPAL (Oxford Phrasal Academic Lexicon), a collection of four academic word lists based on spoken and written corpora. We see how OPAL captures the key words and chunks/phrases in academic speaking and writing, and how we can use it in EAP teaching.

Dates and Times

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12th March 2019

  • UK (UTC) 09:00 - 10:00
  • UAE (GST) 13:00 - 14:00
  • Japan (JST) 18:00 - 19:00
  • Brazil (BRST) 07:00 - 08:00
  • New York (EST) 04:00 - 05:00

12th March 2019

  • UK (UTC) 16:00 - 17:00
  • UAE (GST) 20:00 - 21:00
  • Japan (JST) 01:00 - 02:00 (+1 day)
  • Brazil (BRST) 14:00 - 15:00
  • New York (EST) 11:00 - 12:00


Michael McCarthy is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Nottingham. He is author/co-author/editor of 53 books, including Touchstone, Viewpoint, the Cambridge Grammar of English, English Grammar Today, Academic Vocabulary in Use, From Corpus to Classroom, and titles in the English Vocabulary in Use series. He is author/co-author of 113 academic papers. He has co-directed major corpus projects in spoken English. He has lectured on English and English teaching in 46 countries and has been involved in language teaching and applied linguistics for 52 years.

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