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Dave Dodgson

An ESL/ELL teacher and DGBL enthusiast at the British Council in Bahrain.

I work as an ICT coordinator and ESL teacher in Manama, Bahrain. I believe the key to learning a language lies in connecting what happens in the classroom with the learners' own interests and I have found time and time again that digital game-based learning (DGBL) helps me achieve that. I have given talks at international conferences and web events on this topic and I blog about it at

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  • Game-Based Learning

    Getting Started With Game-Based Language Learning

    Introducing English-language learners to game-based learning brings the added benefits of conversation about their interests, discussion of in-class rules, and peer collaboration.