The long and winding road to success by Tatiana Njegovan

On the 31 October 1991 my ten-year old dream came true – I became an English teacher. I was born in Belgrade, the capital of former Yugoslavia, today Serbia. 17 more words


Shared by Mervat Al-Harbali
BA, MA Tesol
English Language Lecturer – Prep year
Taibah University, Madinah Female Campus

17-19 November 2016

IATEFL is holding an online web conference. 44 more words


IATEFL ES(O)L Special Interest Group

The ES(O)L SIG was set up in 2002 to provide a forum for teachers who teach English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and English as a Second Language (ESL).   121 more words

News: IATEFL Glasgow 2017

IATEFL conference is taking place in Glasgow in April 2017. If you cannot make it there in person, there are plenty of online sessions available.

Native English speaker = better teacher?

“I want my English teacher to be a native speaker” is a common attitude when people are looking for an English class. But is a native speaker a better English teacher only because they were born in a certain place? 484 more words


English as an International Language - lesson plan by Sarah Priestley

This lesson plan can be adapted to any level from Intermediate to C2, depending on the difficulty of the audio recordings you use in the listening stage 3 and the vocabulary used in stage 4.  809 more words


Halina Maria reblogged this on Halina's Thoughts and commented:

4Thank you very much for the post by Sarah Priestley. I am going to use this lesson plan, starting from today.

IATEFL Cinema Inspirations - A Call for Help!

Hello, everyone!

Recently, I was appointed as the Cinema Inspirations resource manager for the IATEFL Global Issues special interest group (SIG). As many of you can imagine, I am overwhelmed with joy to be a part of this SIG as my research interests are related to global issues and social responsibility! 200 more words