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Date: 18th October 2012 

Theme: Current coursebooks have moved away from the 'describe your...

Date: 29th November 2012

Watch a recording of the webinar: click on the link below to watch a...

Date: Wednesday 18th July

Theme: Many teachers are beginning to experience the benefits of...

Date: 28th June 2012

Theme: Every teacher - and every learner - can probably recognise a great...

Date: 28 February 2012

Theme: Using literature - in particular short stories and poetry - as a...

Date: 19 January 2012

Theme: Many teachers have found that social networks and media can...

Date: 25 October 2011

Theme: This webinar will explore different aspects of learner...

Date: 29 November 2011

Theme: What is m-learning? There is lots of discussion about this, but...

Date: 15 December 2011

Theme: In this session we will explore what works in CLIL. We will...

Date: 14 February 2012

Theme: What is a challenging learner? Why do some learners challenge us...

Date: 21 February 2012

Theme: Most people think of a language as having four main skills:...

Date: 15 March 2012

Theme: Lexical Chunking is a way of thinking about language which puts...

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Fiona Mauchline: Teenage kicks (for grown-ups)

Date: 18th October 2012 

Theme: Current coursebooks have moved away from the 'describe your...

7
Chia Suan Chong: A trip down the memory lane of methodology

Date: 29th November 2012

Watch a recording of the webinar: click on the link below to watch a...

2
Kyle Mawer: Computer games and language aims

Date: Wednesday 18th July

Theme: Many teachers are beginning to experience the benefits of...

10
Anthony Gaughan: What makes a lesson GREAT?

Date: 28th June 2012

Theme: Every teacher - and every learner - can probably recognise a great...

3
Fitch O'Connell: Using literature for language learning

Date: 28 February 2012

Theme: Using literature - in particular short stories and poetry - as a...

3
Ann Foreman: Using social networks and media to support our continuing professional development

Date: 19 January 2012

Theme: Many teachers have found that social networks and media can...

2
Sue Sheerin: The learner-centred classroom

Date: 25 October 2011

Theme: This webinar will explore different aspects of learner...

10
Rob Lewis: Ten ideas for mobile learning

Date: 29 November 2011

Theme: What is m-learning? There is lots of discussion about this, but...

21
CLIL for secondary schools

Date: 15 December 2011

Theme: In this session we will explore what works in CLIL. We will...

8
Marie Delaney: Dealing with challenging learners

Date: 14 February 2012

Theme: What is a challenging learner? Why do some learners challenge us...

0
Rod Bolitho: Thinking skills

Date: 21 February 2012

Theme: Most people think of a language as having four main skills:...

10
Hania Kryszewska: Spoken grammar/lexical approach

Date: 15 March 2012

Theme: Lexical Chunking is a way of thinking about language which puts...

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  • About the speaker: Fiona has been working in ELT for 25 years. She is a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer based in Cáceres, Spain. She regularly trains teachers in Spain and has also trained in Italy, France, Palestine and Turkey. She...
  • Since the late 1960's, we've seen Hymes refute the focus on grammatical competence, highlighting instead the importance of communicative competence. We've had Michael Long talk about the role of interaction in language acquisition and we've heard...
  • About the speaker: Kyle Mawer has been teaching English for nearly 20 years. An award winning author in the field of computer games in TEFL, he is currently teaching English and providing ICT support for the Young Learner British Council centre in...
  • About the speaker: Anthony Gaughan has been involved in English teaching for over 17 years in the UK and Germany. A state-qualified teacher in the UK, he is currently Head of CELTA training at the Hamburg school of English, where he is busy with an...
  • About the speaker: Fitch O'Connell has been a teacher for longer than he cares to remember. He works as an editor, materials writer and teacher trainer. In 2003 he set up the acclaimed BritLit project for the British Council in Portugal, and has...
  • About the speaker: Ann Foreman is a classroom teacher and teacher trainer based in Bilbao, Spain. Her interests include finding the best ways of using new technology in the classroom and coming to terms with the changing needs and aspirations of...
  • About the speaker: Sue Sheerin, formerly Director of the University of Sussex Language Institute, is an educational consultant with many years’ experience in language teaching, teacher training and academic management.
  • About the speaker: Rob Lewis is a teacher, trainer and writer currently based in Poland, from where he manages the TeachingEnglish website.
  • About the speaker: Noreen Caplen-Spence is a teacher and a teacher trainer based in Canterbury. She loves travelling and enjoying the arts wherever she happens to be. 
  • About the speaker: Marie Delaney is Director of The Learning Harbour, Cork, Ireland. She is a teacher, trainer and Educational Psychotherapist with many years of experience of working with school management, staff and pupils around challenging...
  • As the first section of the webinar is unfortunately missing, you can access the complete set of presentation slides here:http://britishcouncil.adobeconnect.com/p3umt6fkw17/ About the speaker: Rod Bolitho is Academic Director at Norwich Institute...
  • About the speaker: Hania Kryszewska is a senior lecturer at the English Institute, University of Gdańsk, Poland, and EU Teacher Training College where she trains pre-service teachers. She is also a teacher trainer and trainer of trainers working...

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