Nicola Teaches Word Stress

Mark and I taught a lesson together recently to put some of our ideas into action. We will be reflecting on our experience in a series of blog posts and in our talk at IATEFL 2018! 943 more words


Mental Health and ELT #2

I have just been accepted to give a talk at the IATEFL conference in Brighton next year. It will be my first proper conference talk having joined this organisation in 2012 and watched many others do so.  311 more words

Our Community of Practice

I teach at the Escola Oficial d’Idiomes de Castelló, a state-run school that offers adult learners tuition in eleven languages. A group of teachers from different language departments started a teacher development group, which we call a community of practice. 139 more words

Event announcement: IATEFL PronSIG/GISIG event

Next month (14 October 2017), Laura will be giving a workshop at the joint IATEFL Pronunciation SIG/Global Issues SIG event in London, UK, about developing learners’ ability to understand different accents of English. 82 more words


Event announcement: IATEFL webinar

This Saturday (9 September 2017), Laura will be giving a free 1-hour webinar for IATEFL about teaching pronunciation for English as a Lingua Franca. Click here to register to attend. 196 more words


Why and How to get more involved with an IATEFL SIG

When you join IATEFL, you get a choice of 16 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) you can choose from within your standard membership. These SIGs provide members with opportunities for professional development in specialised areas. 988 more words