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Dogme Workshop Materials

(via Scott Thornbury) A booklet with resources and activities produced by teachers participating in the first International House online workshop on Dogme ELT.

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Teacher Training Unplugged - Simplifying Initial Language Teacher Education

Teacher Training Unplugged - Simplifying Initial Language Teacher Education | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

My name’s Anthony Gaughan and I work as an English Language Teacher and Teacher-Trainer in Hamburg, Germany. I started working in ELT in 1995 and have mostly worked in the UK and Germany, with short trips to Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. I am especially interested in unplugged approaches such as DOGME ELT as well as use of technology

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Back to Dogme…

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...the best option for adult learners in an Evening Class | English learning in Our World | This week so far has been dominated by exams, which unfortunately seems to be happening all too often these days.

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iasku

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Interview With Scott Thornbury ] I’d like to thank Scott, from the bottom of my heart, for agreeing to be the “baptising priest”! I’m sure he’d appreciate more gratitude from you all, too, and, just as he says, curiosity and feedback motivate him immensely. I had loads of questions to ask Scott...

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C is for Critical Pedagogy

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Does a coursebook text about global warming, plus a few discussion questions, constitute ‘a critical approach’? Not a bit of it, Alistair Pennycook (1999: 340) would argue. ‘...

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A Call to Arms for ELT.

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Demand More, Be More!  How much do you challenge your students? Do you get...


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At the deep end | macappella

At the deep end | macappella | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

So. My first ‘learner’ blog post. Rather than launch into a description of dogme, unplugged or materials-lite teaching as the ideal option for teen learners of pretty much any level, I thought I’d start with a little idea I had today while waiting for my son.

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Guest blog: H is for Homework « An A-Z of ELT

Guest blog: H is for Homework « An A-Z of ELT | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

This week’s post comes from my friend, Rob Haines in Oregon (USA). Rob is currently a curriculum designer and ESL instructor for a program serving low-income scholars and community leaders from Latin America and Haiti in Oregon...

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Wave your flag

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My guest post on "take a photo and..." with unplugged and other ideas for a critical thinking lesson about patriotism, using #ELTpics.

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Developing Teachers in Developing Schools

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Developing Teachers in Developing Schools - Joint conference and event with The ELT Leadership & Management SIG, Brighton 23-24th November 2012. 

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ELTons 2013 - call for applications

| TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | The ELTons, sponsored by Cambridge ESOL, are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching (ELT). The deadline for applications is 23 November 2012.

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Teacher Training Unplugged?

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ELT Reflections | Due to popular demand here at International House Costa Rica, our professional development workshop was on the topic of Dogme (also called Teaching Unplugged here) ....

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Teach teens unplugged? Why on earth….?!

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macappella | When I was a teenager, if you didn’t have an encyclopaedia and you wanted to look something up, you had to go to the library. There was a lack of easy-access information in most homes...

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I can’t be arsed…..

In the last two days I have read some fairly earnest posts sort of dissing "dogme" in a kind of earnest way, earnestly. Initially, I got all bristly and slitty-eyed. But now....?

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The Dogme Debate and Teacher Training | English learning in Our World

The Dogme Debate and Teacher Training | English learning in Our World | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

There has been a lot of talk about Dogme or Teaching Unplugged recently, as a follow up to the Dogme Symposium at the Brighton Iatefl 2011 Conference...

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Recycling Language in a Dogme Classroom

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Chia Suan Chong « I thought I’d share my favourite ways of recycling language (which I’ve, of course, stolen and adapted from all the wonderful teachers and colleagues around me)...

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IH ELT Conference, Barcelona

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8-9 February 2013 - Annual ELT Conference at IH Barcelona (Spain) (RT @jonathandykes1: Superb list of speakers lined up for IH Barcelona's ELT Conference.

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NATECLA Day Conferences

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17/11/12 South & City College Birmingham:'Tradition v Innovation', and 1/12/12 Freeman College, Sheffield. 'ESOL 2012 and Beyond'...

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