ELT Digest
4.0K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
onto ELT Digest
Scoop.it!

English in Europe

English in Europe | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

The English language in Europe: debates and discourses, Sheffield, 25-27 March 2012 - Call for Papers

more...
No comment yet.
ELT Digest
ELT News, Views, CPD, and Lesson Resources
Curated by Sue Lyon-Jones
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Sue Lyon-Jones from ELT Resources
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

The teaching of listening comprehension

The teaching of listening comprehension | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Sue Lyon-Jones's insight:

A free e-book on teaching listening. Not recent, but still relevant.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

IATEFL Webinar: Teachers Who Test

IATEFL Webinar: Teachers Who Test | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Sue Lyon-Jones from Moodle and Web 2.0
Scoop.it!

Register now for this free webinar :-)


Via Juergen Wagner
more...
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

BELTA Webinar With Hugh Dellar

BELTA Webinar With Hugh Dellar | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

Next in Sundays With BELTA, we will be joined by Hugh Dellar, who will be speaking about the Lexical Approach. In Five Golden Rules, Hugh will be speaking about how we can be better lexical teachers. Join us on February 23rd for what is sure to be a great talk...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

16/02/14 - Webinar: Maintaining and developing an online community of practice

16/02/14 - Webinar: Maintaining and developing an online community of practice | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

IATEFL LTSIG - Maintaining and developing an online community of practice with Lesley Cioccarelli, Andrea Rivett, Kristin Walters, Nicki Blake & Juanita De Souza. 

Event in collaboration with #AusELT

When: Sunday 16 February 2014, GMT 10:00 [Note earlier time], Sydney 9pm
Find the time in your time zone by clicking this link.

Where: The event takes place in the IATEFL online conference room.

Click here to join the webinar.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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

Sue Lyon-Jones's insight:

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

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

Els Van Geyte: Life after IELTS - helping students to meet academic (writing) expectations | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Free webinar, Thursday 23 April 2015

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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

Sue Lyon-Jones's insight:

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

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

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

Harrogate Online | The 48th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Sue Lyon-Jones from Learning Technology News
Scoop.it!

Who ordered the McNuggets?

Who ordered the McNuggets? | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
The first of a two-part series, by Scott Thornbury
Learning linguistic items is not a linear process - learners do not master one item and then move on to another. In fact, the learning curve for ...

Via Nik Peachey
more...
Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 14, 2014 2:58 AM

Interesting article, fundamentally about syllabus design.

Ceri Jones's curator insight, February 14, 2014 7:41 AM

adaptive learning - just an extension of the commodification started by coursebook syllabuses? 

Scooped by Sue Lyon-Jones
Scoop.it!

EVO: The Best of YLT SIG 2014

EVO: The Best of YLT SIG 2014 | ELT Digest | Scoop.it
Sue Lyon-Jones's insight:

Some great free resources here, if you teach young learners!

more...
No comment yet.