Monthly Archives: November 2013

how to make your students come back to your lessons again, and again and again?

to make sure students always (and joyfully) come beck to your classes, I think you should… be an interesting person (or at least make such an impression). You can share some of your real-life if you have something nice to … Continue reading

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The #flashmobELT Movement

Originally posted on Ann Loseva's Space:
What makes an ELT movement launch? Two teachers in different time zones and a Facebook chat. This was my random idea during our chat ten minutes before the lessons began this Thursday morning.…

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improv techniques – a summary of a BESIG Prague talk

#BESIG The first webinar of the 2 I mentioned here, was by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus, and it was all about improvisational ways to bring spontaniety and creativity into a classroom. It was a great pleasure to @ttend  this talk, and I … Continue reading

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#MOC2013 have just @ttended a fantasyically hands-on session by Ceri Jones on making the most of the text..s like n now it feels like before we sere doing 30-40% of what we really should have done! some things were familiar, … Continue reading

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Macmillan Online Conference, Business Section, mobility of BE

#MOC2013 Enjoying the Online Macmillan Conference (Business Section) at the comfort of home, with my baby sleeping by. Mike Hogan’s session on mobility of Business English was great, very inspiring and very much up-to-the-minute. all about how mobile our business … Continue reading

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2 talks from BESIG Prague

I’ve had a great chance to “attend” (even if only online) 2 great talks from BESIG in Prague! One was by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus, called “Yes, and..”, and the second was from Marjorie Rosenberg, on learning styles. Both talks were amazing, … Continue reading

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introductions – boardgame

a nice&engaging boardgame on introductions! introductions proved to be a very useful, necessary and productive aspect for most of my business students, hence the game that helps to model various situations you need to practice – meeting old friends and … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Webinar 2

Originally posted on EnglishCentral: The Official Blog:
On November 21st  we held the second live webinar with Dr Browne, where he  discussed various online and in-class solutions for helping students to learn core vocabulary words quickly and efficiently. Here is…

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IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference in Prague – Online Programme

Originally posted on MercedesViola's Blog:
2013 Annual Conference Online Programme We are delighted to invite an online audience to join us for a programme of talks broadcast live from the IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference in Prague, Czech Republic. You…

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the Macmillan online conference next week there is Macmillan Online Conference! 5 days, heaps of interesting talks and events! looking forward to all the inspiration! http://www.macmillanenglish.com/online-conference/2013/

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