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Sue Kay and Karen Spiller tell us about their training modules in materials-writing skills, and their relevance to creating materials for your own classes, self publishing and teacher training.

Rupert Lezemore presents ideas for using diagrams to present both grammar and vocabulary. November 2013, Glasgow.

Given the breadth of learning needs in any classroom, how can schools best develop policies and practice to respond to this diversity? This webinar demonstrates how to develop a whole school approach to SEN, from policy to practice.

Brita Haycraft, co-founder of International House and winner of the 2013 ELTons Lifetime Achievement Award, presents some practical ideas for improving learners' pronunciation. October 2013, London.
 

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice the British Council is proud to present: 'One must speak a little you know! (or how Lizzie got her man)'. June 2013, London.
 

 

Helen Ashton and Sarah Shepherd discuss features of English accents and our attitudes towards them. May 2013, London.
Edited by Paul Gunashekar, Amol Padwad, Daphne Pawelec
This volume is an anthology of some select presentations made at the first international conference of English language teacher educators on the theme 'Starting, stimulating and sustaining English language teacher education and development' held at Hyderabad, India on 22 - 24 January 2011.

This seminar, by Christopher J. Hall, is designed to encourage teachers and teacher educators to become aware of, and reflect on, their own conceptions of English forms and functions. May 2013, Manchester.

Everybody seems to have something terrible to say about English spelling. But how much of that talk is really true? And how much of it focuses on practical solutions for the English language classroom? Thankfully, Jo Stirling shines some positive light on the subject.

Sheila Thorn explains why the types of listening comprehension activities typically done in class are not really helping our students to listen and shares some alternative advice for improving learners' listening skills.

Edited by Susan Sheehan
The British Council works closely with universities and other research institutions to fund and publish ELT research. The Research Papers series gathers together the outputs of these partnerships and collaborations. This volume gathers together research published since 2009. This volume also includes reports of research not conducted within the Partnership scheme.

Richard Cauldwell presents low- and high-tech activities to help learners improve their understanding of authentic speech. January 2013, Bournemouth.

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