This 1995 publication celebrates the five-year history of ELTECS (the English Language Teaching Contacts Scheme), set up in 1990 'to develop and sustain a network of ELT professionals across central and eastern Europe' following the fall of the Iron Curtain.

ELTECS provided network members with an opportunity to make new contacts, co-operate, share ideas and analyse key ELT issues from the public and private sectors. The papers in this publication come from three ELTECS conferences in the 1992 to 1994 period, in Belfast, Bratislava and Manchester. They highlight important issues about language and language teaching in four main areas of contemporary relevance in central and eastern Europe, namely language policy and planning, the role of English in the European foreign language classroom, British studies, and networking.

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