As a UK qualified teacher (PGCE, QTS and TEFL), Katie has taught in the UK, Japan and China as well as online. She has experience working with every age group from young learners up to university preparation classes, including English as a Second Language and STEM subjects. Outside of teaching, Katie loves learning languages and travelling!

Webinar replay: 2023 plans

In this webinar, we discuss plans for Abridge Academy in 2023 – including the Abridge Academy curriculum, future webinars / bootcamps / coaching to help you find more online ESL students this year, and YouTube plans. Curriculum plans From January to May, the main focus will be on completing the first five levels of Abridge …

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Top tips: how to make online group classes more engaging | Teacher Catherine

Let’s welcome Teacher Catherine from SpeakABC to share her top tips on making online group classes more engaging and educational for your students! Catherine recently taught several group classes to her students to celebrate Chinese New Year, using Abridge Academy’s free Chinese ESL lesson slides as well as materials from Crystal Clear ESL. Check out …

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FREE WeChat marketing bootcamp

Calling all independent online ESL teachers looking to find more, higher paying students on Chinese social media! WeChat is an absolute must-have app for anyone teaching Chinese students. It is used by over 80% of the Chinese population every day. In this FREE bootcamp, you will learn how to… Design your marketing funnel to bring …

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Festive fun with Abridge Academy!

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Abridge Academy! Teachers all around the world have been sharing the festive spirit with their students using our FREE Christmas lessons. Let’s check out some of their highlights! Teacher Ivy from SuperKid said her students had “so much fun” in their Christmas classes! She …

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FREE Christmas lessons launch!

We’re super excited to offer seven FREE Christmas-themed lessons for your online ESL classes this festive season! Check out the launch webinar below for a sneak preview of the slides, and sign up for the Abridge Academy curriculum (free or paid tiers) for full access! FREE Christmas lessons Check out these free Christmas lessons for …

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November curriculum updates

Abridge Academy members gained access to 31 new lessons in November! Check out the details and links below… Core course The revamped core course curriculum is still rolling out, with 21 new lessons added to level 2 this month: 2:2:6 Review: pets 2:3:1 Sports 2:3:2 What sports can you do? 2:3:3 Sports movements 2:3:4 Soccer …

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