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Sam McCarter shares his ideas on how teachers should manage the process of producing materials for the IELTS classroom. He encouraged...

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Kathleen M. Bailey discusses the topic of learner autonomy in the context of conversations in the target language. Speaking a new...

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Edward de Chazal and Sam McCarter give a brief overview of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and show how it relates to other branches...

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On 18 March, Raymond Murphy visited Russia to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first publication of English Grammar in Use.  

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Michael Carrier talks about how handheld and mobile learning technology extends the range of the teacher by extending learning beyond...

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Sally Farley explains the ‘7 Principles of Learning’ in order to increase the presence, participation and achievement of all learners in...

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Sam McCarter's talk looks at strategies for improving students’ scores in the IELTS writing module and how to link the same skills to...

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Liam Brown reflects on how you might 'survive' as an English language teacher and work on your own professional development. October...

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Susan Sheehan and Brian North introduce the Core Inventory for General English.

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Dr Catherine Walter outlines some theories and research about teaching grammar inductively and explores how this applies to classroom...

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Philida Schellekens presents findings from the Cambridge ESOL sponsored research she carried out into first and second language...

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Dr Philida Schellekens explores the quality of teaching and learning in further education, adult and community learning and work-based...

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Philida Schellekens provides an introduction and feedback on a debate about the state of ESOL teaching and learning in the UK. September...

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Hilary Nesi discusses the written genres university students are required to produce in different disciplines and at different levels of...

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Michael Carrier talks about the work of TIRF, The International Research Foundation for English Language Education. June 2012, London....

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This is the second time Jeremy Harmer and Steve Bingham have performed at BC Seminars, with the distinctive mix of poetry, music and...

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James Clarke explores ways of applying cinema, and potentially filmmaking, to the classroom as a means of enhancing student engagement...

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Fitch O'Connell talks about how best to exploit literature in the classroom. December 2009,  Manchester.

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Jame Keddie provides an overview of video in ELT. October, 2010.

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Jamie Keddie shares a classroom technique for bringing storytelling to the YouTube generation. December 2011, London.

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Sam McCarter looks at ways of learning vocabulary for the listening module in IELTS. May 2011, Edinburgh.

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Michael Swan discusses the question 'What is grammar?'.Spring 2010, London.

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Michael Swan looks at the theory and practice of grammar, and its role in the classroom. February 2012, London.

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Michael Rundell discusses the future of dictionaries. October 2012, London.

 

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