The ELTons, sponsored by Cambridge ESOL, are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching. Find out below who the ELTons shortlisted nominees are for 2013.
Watch the ELTons ceremony here, recorded on Wednesday 22nd May and discover this year's winners.
Click on the 2013 winners tab below to see interviews with this year's winners.
Livestream for the ELTons
Mary Glasgow Scholastic - ELTons 2013 winner of the award for innovation in learner resources
British TV comes straight to the classroom with the Scholastic DVD Readers series! TheScholastic DVD Readers are a new innovative form of graded reader, blending non-fiction content area topics with episodes from top British TV series.
Y.L. Teresa Ting - ELTons 2013 winner of the Macmillan Education Award for innovative writing
Can EFL-teachers deal with science-content at upper-secondary? What if science-teachers master “only” elementary-level English?” CLIL - Biology Towards IGCSE is a product that answers these challenges in a pragmatic way.
Helbling Languages - ELTons 2013 winner of the award for excellence in course innovation
Hooray! Let’s play! is a brand new innovative course for teaching English to 3 to 5-year-olds. The course has a unique multisensory approach that develops young children’s core thinking and motor neuron skills.
Kieran Donaghy - ELTons 2013 winner of the award for innovation in teacher resources
Film English is a website which seeks to explore the possibilities which moving images, especially short films, offer to both language teachers and language learners.
Speech in Action/Firsty Group - ELTons 2013 winner of the award for digital innovation
Cool Speech: Hot Listening, Cool Pronunciation is an iPad application - a course in listening and pronunciation for upper-intermediate and advanced learners.
The ELTons 2013 shortlists have been announced!
Below are the nominees, selected by a panel of expert judges using the Delphi technique, who are in the running to win a prestigious ELTon award at the ceremony on 22 May 2013 in London. Here are the 2013 nominees in full:
Excellence in Course Innovation
Brainwave - Macmillan Education
Hooray! Let’s play! - Helbling Languages
Life - National Geographic Learning
Progressive Skills in English - Garnet Education
Smart English A2 - Brookemead ELT
Super Minds, Starter to Level 4 - Cambridge University Press
Innovation in Learner Resources
A Handbook of Spoken Grammar – Strategies for speaking natural English - Delta Publishing Ltd
Baby Beetles English/Russian Edition - Yellow House English Ltd
DVD Readers - Mary Glasgow Scholastic
English Grammar in Use Online - Cambridge University Press
Owl Hall - Macmillan Education
Oxford Wordpower Dictionary, 4th edition, with Oxford iWriter on CD-ROM - Oxford University Press
Innovation in Teacher Resources
Classroom Management Techniques - Cambridge University Press
#eltpics - #eltpics
ELT Teacher 2 Writer - ELT Teacher 2 Writer
Film English - Kieran Donaghy
Get on Stage! - Helbling Languages
Teaching Spelling to English Language Learners - Johanna Stirling
Apps by Kids - Terakki Foundation Schools
Cool Speech: Hot Listening, Cool Pronunciation - Speech in Action/Firsty Group
Happy Rhymes 1 - Express Publishing
Spywalk: A Pervasive Game for Language Learners - Paul John Driver
Teacher EDU - 4n Media Group
The Round - The Round
Advanced English Lessons for Non-native English Teachers - Stowarzyszenie Nauczycieli Języka Angielskiego w Polsce IATEFL Poland
BBC Janala Amar Engreji Course (My English Course) - BBC Media Action
Discuss with Us - Meltem Akbulut Yıldırmış, Aslı Abak Şen
English for tour guide: Destinations in NhaTrang city - Vo Tu Phuong (ed), Vo Van Dung, Hoang Minh Tuan
English in Action: Teaching and Learning Programme - English in Action
TIC en el AULA - Rita Zeinstejer and Jennifer Verschoor
The Macmillan Education Award for Innovative Writing
Academic speaking that works - Christina Gkonou, Cynthia Rocha
CLIL-Biology Towards IGCSE: Content and Language Integrated Learning towards International Science standards - Y.L. Teresa Ting
E-Syllabus For Spoken English Promoters - Prof .Mangayarkarasi
More English More Fun - Mahmoud Ashry Mohammad
The Ever Realms - Daniel Brown
The linguistic genius of babies: what does it mean for grown-ups? - Katie Harris
Cambridge English Language Assessment
Cambridge English Language Assessment is pleased to sponsor the ELTons, which reward innovative ELT products, services and research in English language teaching around the world and in UK.
2013 is the centenary of the Cambridge English exams, which are now taken by over 4 million people every year in 130 countries and recognised by nearly 14,000 universities, employers and government departments. They are backed by a world-leading program of academic and practical research and by quality management systems certified to international standards.
Cambridge English Language Assessment (formerly Cambridge ESOL) is part of the University of Cambridge.
Macmillan Education embraces innovation through its award-winning publishing and its approach to delivering high-quality products in various media and to new niche markets. We're delighted to sponsor the British Council’s new Award for Innovative Writing to help give new authors a chance to make their first step into a writing career with the help of an internationally recognised publisher.
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