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In this original and stimulating talk, Luke Meddings explains how you can find highly creative and unusual stimuli in everyday situations, that can be brought to class and used as teaching material.
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.
Kathleen M. Bailey's session approaches the topic of learner autonomy in the contexts of conversations in the target language. June 2012, London.
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.
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.
Luke Meddings answers questions from the audience about his dogme lesson. April 2012, Exeter.
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These excerpts were recorded at George Pickering's British Council Seminar held in London in spring 2009.
This workshop presents a genre/corpus informed EAP writing programme for MA students. Following a brief overview of the theoretical and practical bases of the writing development programme Chris Tribble and Ursula Wingate share examples of the teaching materials they are using. March 2012, London.
Edward de Chazal explains the challenges that EAP (English for Academic Purposes) learners face, and what teaching staff and lecturers need to do to make the task more manageable for them.
In this seminar, Gavin Dudeney gives a short history of the use of technology in education, followed by how the use of mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, can be used for English language learning.
These excerpts were recorded at Mario Rinvolucri's British Council Seminar held in London in 2009.
Phil Bird and Mike Harrison talk about online continuing professional development opportunities. Spring 2011.
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.
Katy Davies and Laura Patsko present practical ideas for teaching pronunciation and listening in multilingual classes, based on their teaching experiences in Dubai and London. June 2014, London.