IATEFL Chile Brings Stephen Krashen to the XIII International Conference IATEFL-Chile 18 & 19 July – Santiago, Chile #IATEFL #ELT #EFL #ELL #TEFL #SLA #ASMSG

Plenary speakers
Read the biography of the Plenary Speakers of our next International Conference.

Stephen Krashen

Stephen Krashen is professor emeritus at the University of Southern California. Dr. Krashen has published more than 350 papers and books, contributing to the fields of second-language acquisition, bilingual education, and reading. He is credited with introducing various influential concepts and terms in the study of second-language acquisition, including the acquisition-learning hypothesis, the input hypothesis, the monitor hypothesis, the affective filter, and the natural order hypothesis. Most recently, Krashen promotes the use of free voluntary reading during second-language acquisition, which he says “is the most powerful tool we have in language education, first and second.

Ema Ushioda

Ema Ushioda is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies. She has been working in language education since 1982 and has taught in Japan, Ireland and the UK. She obtained her PhD in 1996 from Trinity College, Dublin, where she was also involved in developing and coordinating institution-wide language programmes, and in designing and evaluating a version of the Council of Europe’s European Language Portfolio for use in Irish secondary schools. She moved to Warwick in 2002 where she teaches on MA and PhD courses.

Paul Seligson

Paul Seligson has been ‘TEFLing’ worldwide for 35 years and is well-known for lively, highly practical training. A CELTA assessor, his many publications include English File, Helping Students to Speak, Essential English 1-5, Kids’ Web 1-5 and his latest publication English ID, a 4-level course from Richmond, the first specifically written for Romance Language background learners. He works freelance from Brighton and Rio de Janeiro, and is delighted to be returning to Chile for the 4th time!

Jill Hadfield

Jill Hadfield has worked as a teacher trainer in Britain, France and New Zealand and worked on development projects with Ministries of Education and aid agencies in China, Tibet and Madagascar. She has also conducted short courses, seminars and workshops for teachers in many other countries. She is currently Associate Professor on the Language Teacher Education team in the Department of Language Studies at Unitec, New Zealand. She has written over thirty books, including the Communication Games series (Pearson), Excellent!, a 3 level primary course (Pearson), the Oxford Basics series, Classroom Dynamics and An Introduction to Teaching English (OUP). Her latest book, Motivating Learning, co-authored with ZoltanDornyei, was published this year by Routledge in the Research and Resources in Language Teaching series, of which she is also series editor.

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Call for Papers 2014

Dear all,

It is a great pleasure to send you this Call for Papers proposal form for IATEFL Chile’s forthcoming biennial XIII International Conference “Motivation in the 21st Century EFL Classroom” at Universidad San Sebastián (Campus Bellavista) on July 18/19.Please spread the word and forward this on to anyone you think would be interested.



We regret that we cannot accept proposals that are faxed, scanned or incomplete.

Closing date for speaker proposal forms is 15th May 2014. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered.

All presenters whose proposals are accepted will have free access to the two-day Conference, yet must reconfirm attendance.

The Committee’s decision is final. The applicants will be notified of their status in June 2014.


Get more information about the conference here: http://www.iateflchile.cl/international-conference/

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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.
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