Coming Soon: Linguistic Landscapes – The Book

Linguistic Landscapes - The Book
Linguistic Landscapes – The Book

It seems that the good news just doesn’t stop coming.  Hot on the heels of starting this site to support the growing community on Facebook, we are delighted to announce that we are soon to publish a book full of great exercises for using the linguistic landscape to teach and learn languages.

Our proposal has been accepted by the good people at The Round and so now all we have to do is write it.  We already have lots of ideas and have published a couple of these on The Round’s website in their Labs section for people to comment on.  We think we know what we are doing (famous last words), but we would appreciate any insights or tips you might have by taking a look at giving us some feedback.

Obviously, this means that we are going to busy writing away for the next few months, but we will still have time to set up the projects we have been planning for this site as well as continuing to collate all the images from the Facebook group to our Flickr page.

What is The Round?

The Round is ‘an independent collective of creative individuals in English language teaching’ which seeks to allow ELT professionals with good ideas the space to publish.  The ideas they are looking for are those that are often overlooked by the traditional publishers, perhaps because they fit a niche segment or are innovative or critical.

The Round also seeks to be fair to its creatives by offering reasonable deals and, at the same time, make their products available to educators at as low a price as possible to make them accessible to everyone.

What is Labs?

Labs is a space available for writers to show the projects they are working on and invite feedback from readers or other people who may have valuable experiences.  We have been thinking about this project for a long time now, so it is entirely possible we have driven down a cul-de-sac and are missing some obvious points.  Please feel free to go to the Labs page for our book and let us know where we have gone wrong and how we can remedy the situation.