Category Archives: General

Every student is different! Every day is different! That is what makes it fantastic…

Featured member interview with Emma Sarah Muse Where do you currently work and what is your job role?I currently work for Centro Servizi Interculturali, a private language school in Italy. I am a young, resourceful and energetic English teacher. What … Continue reading

Posted in General, Individual members, Teaching | Leave a comment

Feedback on the IATEFL 2018 Conference in Brighton, U.K.

2018 was IATEFL’s biggest annual conference so far, with 3079 attendees from 96 different countries. 92% of delegates reported the conference as being Good or Very Good overall, and a massive 92% said they would attend a future conference. The … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative, Conference stories, Feedback, General, IATEFL | Leave a comment

O&A on Phil Longwell’s Webinar on Mental Health in ELT

INTRODUCTION On 7th July 2018 Phil Longwell presented the following IATEFL webinar: Workshop title: Mental Health Awareness for Employers within ELT Participants looked at the following questions in this workshop: Is it ever right to disclose a diagnosed mental health … Continue reading

Posted in General, IATEFL, Webinars | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

e-Valuating your own development (Oksana Hera and Rob Howard)

Oksana Being a newly-qualified holder of an internationally recognized teaching qualification and an MA in Linguistics, during my first job interview with a school owner, I aspired to share my vision of teaching and have a profound professional discussion on … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Presenting tips (IATEFL members)

The annual IATEFL conference will soon be upon us. Of the 600 or so talks that will be delivered throughout the event, more than a few will be given by first-time presenters. IATEFL readily tries to encourage and provide support … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Finding out what captioned video can do for students (Elena Deleyto)

Today I’d like to share with the IATEFL blog readers what I have learnt about the use and usefulness of subtitles and captions for the language classroom. I am a scriptwriter and ELT video producer for DLA (Digital Learning Associates), experts … Continue reading

Posted in General, Institutional members | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

ELT events and the gender balance of speakers (Tessa Woodward)

Been to an ELT event lately? Lots of women teachers there? Quite a few women presenting workshops too? Great! How about the plenary speakers? One woman and four men, you say. Hmmm. That’s a pity! Why is gender balance at … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | 1 Comment

Welcome to the IATEFL blog!

For those of you who don’t know, IATEFL is the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. It’s based in the UK, but has members from all over the world. The annual conference is one of the … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment