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TeachingEnglish Radio | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

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Teacher development podcasts, accompanied by a two-page support sheet.

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Free and Fair ELT

Free and Fair ELT | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
We are writers, publishers and teachers. Just like you, we got into education because we want to help. So please follow this page and enjoy the best free language materials we collect here. In return, be fair: please pay when you can. Respect our copyright. It's how we make a living.
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Girls just wanna….

Girls just wanna…. | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
This post is related to a question I posted on Facebook on 3rd January, 2017. Nothing like starting the year with a wallop.  Skip it if you don't want your coffee to go cold. My original question was “Was having a ponder earlier and - not trying to push any buttons, just thinking on screen -…
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Online Conference - Research into Using Technology for Language Learning

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Date: Thursday 6th to Friday 7th October, 2016 

Location: LTSIG Webinar Room

 

This event is being organised by the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG, Laureate International Universities and Cambridge University Press. It is part of the launch of the Laureate-Cambridge OLLReN, the Online Language Learning Research Network.

 

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The teaching of listening comprehension

The teaching of listening comprehension | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
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A free e-book on teaching listening. Not recent, but still relevant.

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Live Q&A: how far have we come on gender equality in HE?

Live Q&A: how far have we come on gender equality in HE? | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Join our live chat on international women’s day, Tuesday 8 March, to discuss how well the sector is tackling disparities in pay and progression
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Teaching English Reading and Writing Video Training: Process writing

Teaching English Reading and Writing Video Training: Process writing | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
How about if we followed this natural process in the classroom? What results would we see in the written texts our learners produce?
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Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms
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IATEFL Webinar: Teachers Who Test

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NILE Director Thom Kiddle will be IATEFL TEASIG's guest speaker on their webinar entitled Text difficulty and item development: practical considerations for teachers who test...The webinar takes place 6 May 2015 at 5pm (UK local time) / 6pm CET and is open to anyone who is interested.

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Postgraduate scholarships for 2015 entry - The University of Nottingham

Postgraduate scholarships for 2015 entry - The University of Nottingham | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
The University of Nottingham is offering 175 masters scholarships worth £10,000 each for entry on to taught courses in 2015... closing date for applications is Sunday 31 May 2015.
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How important is lesson planning? - Barbara Sakamoto

How important is lesson planning? - Barbara Sakamoto | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
I used to think of lesson plans as road maps. They gave me the general idea of where I was headed, but there were still plenty of opportunities for interesting detours along the way. I’ve noticed t...
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Hot Topics Across Borders in ELT

Hot Topics Across Borders in ELT | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Saturday, 18 October 2014 at 14:00 - Sunday, 19 October 2014 at 15:30 (BST)
Join us for our first IATEFL Web Conference, which as its title suggests, will focus on the "hot topics" that have pre-occupied the ELT profession over the past year or more.
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Register now for this free webinar :-)


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How can English language teachers bring LGBT issues into the classroom? | British Council Voices

How can English language teachers bring LGBT issues into the classroom? | British Council Voices | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Following her recent British Council Seminar, Laila El-Metoui tells us about the importance of creating an inclusive and positive atmosphere in the classroom.
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Using digital projects to raise teenagers’ global awareness

Using digital projects to raise teenagers’ global awareness | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
In this webinar, Richard will discuss the benefits of getting students to do digital projects as a way to build 21st century skills and global awareness. He will also give some practical ideas and tips for doing digital projects with your class, using examples from Eyes Open and Uncover.
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Looks interesting. Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 15:00. (Registration is required)

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Teacher shortages fuelled by Brexit threat to EU nationals

Teacher shortages fuelled by Brexit threat to EU nationals | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Fears over future of key workers who ‘help to plug skills gap’ in British schools
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Webinar With Chia Suan Chong - Cornelsen

Webinar With Chia Suan Chong - Cornelsen | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

9. April 2016, 11:00 - Communicating in the global village - cross-cultural communication

In the final part of our series, trainer Chia Suan Chong will take a closer look at how we can help learners become better communicators in a world where English is used internationally.
Using exercises, role-plays and critical-thinking activities from the Global English pages of the new Business English coursebooks Simply Business B1 and B1+, Chia will explore some of the issues encountered when communicating across different cultures and consider how we can help our learners in the classroom.

Chia Suan Chong is a General English and Business English trainer, intercultural skills trainer and materials developer based in York, UK. She is currently advising on the Global English pages of Cornelsen’s Simply Business course book series.

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Homeless man teaching English in Barcelona bars inundated with help

Homeless man teaching English in Barcelona bars inundated with help | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

IHungarian-born Laso is on the verge of attaining his goal of flying to London to take up a job offer

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Nice human interest story, with potential for a classroom discussion activity.

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Beginners' Guide To Teaching Lexically - EFL Magazine

Beginners' Guide To Teaching Lexically - EFL Magazine | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Beginners' Guide To Teaching Lexically by EFL Magazine. Check out our great, free resources for English language teaching. See more details about it on EFL Magazine.
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Secret Teacher: I see Ofsted for what it is – a purposeless farce

Secret Teacher: I see Ofsted for what it is – a purposeless farce | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
I love my job and don’t want to waste energy resenting aspects of it, so my new approach to inspections is: don’t panic and never ask for feedback
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Els Van Geyte: Life after IELTS - helping students to meet academic (writing) expectations | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Free webinar, Thursday 23 April 2015

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iTDi ELT Reading Materials Design

iTDi ELT Reading Materials Design | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

A live, online iTDi Advanced Teaching Skills course in September 2014: ELT Reading Materials Design with Marcos Benevides. Starts September, 7, 2014

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Looks interesting, for people interested in learning how to write graded readers and writing elt materials generally

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Harrogate Online | The 48th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition

Harrogate Online | The 48th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
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