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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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