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Dr. Paula Rebolledo Interview – IATEFL Liverpool 2 April, 2019 & IATEFL Chile XIV International Conference – 23 July, 2016

Red Hot Chile TEFL: An evidence-based approach with local flavour Classroom practices can be influenced by knowledge, experiences, sometimes intuition but less often by research-based evidence. If such evidence is accessible to teachers it is usually incomprehensible and it may … Continue reading

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International Student Mobility to 2024

The Future of the World’s Mobile Students to 2024 Important findings from “The future of the world’s mobile students to 2024” This report from the British Council offers predictions about the next decade of international student mobility based on new … Continue reading

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Liverpool Online Registered Blogger: British Council IATEFL Chile Week 2013

Liverpool Online Registered Bloggers No, I’m not on double duty, nor am I doing a double shift. Yes, I was (am) a Registered Blogger for Liverpool Online (IATEFL Conference). Yes, this is the third blog post about IATEFL Chile’s 2013 … Continue reading

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Chinglish Spoken Here: English in China

“the growth of the use of English as the world’s primary language for international communication has obviously been continuing for several decades” (David Graddol, English Next, 2006) It was David Graddol who identified China as an early adopter of the … Continue reading

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Liverpool Online Registered Bloggers: The 47th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition

#IATEFL is approaching. What can you expect from #IATEFL Online? Watch our ‘Voices’ video to find out bit.ly/WELz3N#tesol — IATEFL Online (@iateflonline) March 26, 2013 ** Thanks 2 all #ELTbloggers who already applied to become #IATEFL Online Registered Bloggers We’ll … Continue reading

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“We Don’t Have Internet At Home” Is No Longer An Acceptable Excuse

I regularly read blogs of ELT professionals (every day) in order to stay up to date (“be the first to know”) on what is happening in my field. Scott Thornbury in his excellent blog, An A-Z of ELT, is always … Continue reading

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British Council – Teaching Speaking Techniques (John Kay)

This programme introduces the Teaching Speaking series by looking at some of the challenges that English language teachers face around the world. A video from British Council – John Kay talking about Teaching Speaking Techniques

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Pecha Kucha by Maureen McGarvey: The Linguistic and Behavioural Peculiarities of Urban London Youth

Pecha Kucha evening British Council Moscow/IATEFL Leadership & Management SIG Conference Professional Development for Teachers and Managers 19-21 March 2010 British Council, Moscow Maureen McGarvey, from International House, says goodbye to question tags. They are not necessary, if youth are … Continue reading

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Dreams and Realities: Developing Countries and the English Language

Global demand for English is continuing to grow. Governments increasingly recognise the importance of English to their economies and societies, and individuals see English as a tool that can help them to fulfil their personal aspirations. However, there are complex … Continue reading

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British Council – Teaching Speaking – Feedback

Video: Feedback by the British Council, with teacher-trainer John Kay. In this video, teacher trainer John Kay provides a number of tips, suggestions and recommendations for providing feedback for students. Before we begin, let’s ask ourselves: How do you do … Continue reading

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