Here you can watch recordings of the plenaries and a selection of talks from the IATEFL 2019 conference. Find talks covering current issues in ELT, presentations about innovative approaches, forums with practical teaching ideas, and more. Presented by English language teaching professionals from around the world, these recordings will help you stay up-to-date and inspire your teaching.

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Watch recordings of talks from IATEFL 2019 Liverpool

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Watch the opening ceremony from IATEFL Liverpool 2019
Speaker(s): Harry Kuchah
Date: 2 April, 2019 - 09:00 Europe/London
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This plenary talk looks at the concept of teacher empowerment and how it may be facilitated.
Speaker(s): Paula Rebolledo
Date: 2 April, 2019 - 09:00 Europe/London
Duration: 80 minutes
This British Council signature event discusses the progress in ELT of the promotion of inclusive practices and key issues for finding...
Speaker(s): Various
Date: 2 April, 2019 - 11:55 Europe/London
Duration: 75 minutes
This talk focuses on how we exploit reading texts and considers both typical comprehension tasks and alternatives.
Speaker(s): Peter Watkins
Date: 2 April, 2019 - 14:10 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This talk looks at what factors we may need to take into account to meet the individual needs of learners. 
Speaker(s): Carol Griffiths and Adem Soruc
Date: 2 April, 2019 - 15:55 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
The Hornby scholars talk about challenges in low-resourced areas of the Global South based on their research.
Speaker(s): Various
Date: 2 April, 2019 - 16:55 Europe/London
Duration: 75 minutes
This plenary looks at some of the reasons behind the continued reinforcement of heteronormativity in ELT materials, tests and teacher...
Speaker(s): John Gray
Date: 3 April, 2019 - 09:00 Europe/London
Duration: 60 minutes
In these three talks, the speakers discuss how we can help learners to bridge the gap between what is said and what they hear, explore how...
Speaker(s): Various
Date: 3 April, 2019 - 10:20 Europe/London
Duration: 75 minutes
This talk considers how imposing restrictions on teachers can actually benefit them and generate creativity.
Speaker(s): Rose Aylett
Date: 3 April, 2019 - 16:00 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This talk looks at key considerations for implementing university language courses that are aimed at Older Adults.
Speaker(s): Marina Gonzalez
Date: 3 April, 2019 - 16:45 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This plenary reviews the CLIL approach and considers ten characteristics of it and how they can be applied.
Speaker(s): Aleksandra Zaparucha
Date: 4 April, 2019 - 09:00 Europe/London
Duration: 60 minutes
This talk looks at factors involved in creating institutional change and effective teacher development programmes at HE level.
Speaker(s): Zhanna Sevastianova and Simon Borg
Date: 4 April, 2019 - 10:20 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This talk presents a case study looking at the teacher interaction, use of technology and CPD generated from the videoconferencing-mediated...
Speaker(s): Maricarmen Gamero
Date: 4 April, 2019 - 11:05 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
In these three talks, the speakers look at how critical thinking skills can be taught effectively, consider the outcomes of teaching...
Speaker(s): Various
Date: 4 April, 2019 - 12:05 Europe/London
Duration: 75 minutes
This talk focuses on practical ideas for increasing challenge and engagement for learners through exploiting impersonal topics.
Speaker(s): John Hughes
Date: 4 April, 2019 - 15:20 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This talk discusses ways to exploit TED talks in the classroom to help learners develop communication as well as listening skills.
Speaker(s): Lewis Lansford
Date: 4 April, 2019 - 16:20 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
Lindsay Clandfield will be looking at how the way we talk about the idea of digital education has an impact on the way we do it.
Speaker(s): Lindsay Clandfield
Date: 5 April, 2019 - 09:00 Europe/London
Duration: 60 minutes
This talk considers how English language teachers can provide learners with the skills they will need for the future.
Speaker(s): Tim Goodier and Mike Mayor
Date: 5 April, 2019 - 10:20 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This talk looks at oracy skills, what they encompass and practical ways to teach them.
Speaker(s): Anil Bayir and Ishak Ersin Kirac
Date: 5 April, 2019 - 11:05 Europe/London
Duration: 30 minutes
This closing plenary looks at some of the challenges the ELT industry faces in the future.
Speaker(s): Katherine Bilsborough, Evan Frendo, Amol Padwad, Mercedes Viola
Date: 5 April, 2019 - 13:05 Europe/London
Duration: 70 minutes