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Luke Meddings explores ways to build memorable lessons and lesson sequences using non-‘teaching’ stimulus that is readily available to teachers and learners in the UK and elsewhere. September 2012, London.

Huw Jarvis takes English language teachers on the journey from the origins of computer assisted language learning in English Language Teaching to the modern world of English usage and mobile phones, and discusses what implications this has on English language learning and teaching today.

This talk by Dr Richard Smith provides an informative chronology of ELT developments which counteracts some common myths and raises issues for critical reflection. June 2012, Cardiff.

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

Kathleen M. Bailey's session approaches the topic of learner autonomy in the contexts of conversations in the target language. June 2012, London.

Edward de Chazal and Sam McCarter give a brief overview of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and discuss the content and preparation of an EAP syllabus. May 2012, Manchester.

Simon Andrewes talks about English as a lingua franca, where English is used as a means of communication for work or study and where native speakers may, at best, be marginally involved. May 2012, Manchester. 

Michael Carrier talks about how handheld and mobile learning technology extends the range of the teacher by extending learning beyond the physical lesson in the physical classroom. May 2012, London.

In this practical technology-focused seminar, Amy Lightfoot explores opportunities for learning English by using mobile phones both in and out of the classroom.

Hilary Nesi, Professor in English language at Coventry University, discusses the written genres university students are required to produce in different disciplines and at different levels of study. May 2012, Liverpool.

Sally Farley debunks several myths about dyslexia and shows how, through the right teaching strategies, dyslexic learners can become successful language learners. May 2012, Liverpool.

Luke Meddings answers questions from the audience about his dogme lesson. April 2012, Exeter.

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