A Map of ELT (Plenary)

Event date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 16:15
Mar 10: TESOL-SPAIN 36th Annual Convention
Mar 10: Universidad de Sevilla, Facultad de Filología
Extra info: 
Includes handouts/downloads, plus Video!
Talks -

Read a full article based on the talk on the PDF at the bottom of this page. Listen to the podcast of the talk. How does technology relate to the human touch? And what else apart from these is there in the world of ELT?

TESOL France: Chia Suan Chong on principled eclecticism

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The closing plenary from Chia Suan Chong was a brightly delivered and entertaining history of ELT methodology, from rote learning through grammar translation, the direct method, the audio-lingual method, the ‘designer methods’ (suggestopoedia, etc), communicative approaches and task based learning.

TESOL France: Tom Farrell on reflective practice

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The mid-conference plenary from Tom Farrell was a reflection on reflective practice. To begin with, Tom distinguished reflection-in-action – split second reflections made during the course of an activity; reflection-on-action – evaluating an action after the fact, and reflection-for-action – evaluating options for possible future improvements.

TESOL France: Gabriel Diaz Maggioli on effecting change

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The thrust of the opening plenary from Gabriel Diaz Maggioli was neatly summed up in his title, 'Change is Good: You go first'. In other words, while most teachers will agree that there is room for improvement or change, it's easier said than done.

Silent Stories: using pictures in ELT

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 13:30
Braz-TESOL, room 803
Rio de Janeiro
Extra info: 
Plus downloads
Silent Stories: using pictures in ELT -

Pictures are like silent stories. Silent because they are non-verbal. Stories, because they are pregnant with content to talk about. For these two reasons alone, they are extremely useful in English language teaching. In this talk, we explain these and more advantages of pictures, as well as demonstrating different activity types for use in the classroom.

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