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The British Council is pleased to offer you the possibility to join the IATEFL conference online through our specially developed website. For those who are coming to the conference in person, the British Council invites all delegates of IATEFL Manchester to our popular networking reception taking place at the Town Hall on Saturday 11 April, 19.00-21.30.
All too often, an entire course of learning, communicating, and exploring language all boils down to a set time limit and an ability to recall information under exam conditions. Does it have to be this way? In this webinar, Dave Dodgson takes a look at his own experiences of assessing young learners and also of setting up a new language school with a new assessment programme and explores other ways in which assessment can be designed to reflect learning more closely.
The IATEFL Global Issues Special Interest Group (SIG) recently held a webinar all about cyberbullying, defined as the repeated use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) particularly mobile phones and the internet to deliberately upset someone else. Carol Rainbow talks in depth about the phenomenon and what we can do to counteract this. An invaluable presentation for all teachers and parents of teenagers.
The British Council is recruiting suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join the Accreditation UK inspectorate over the coming year. Candidates should have a background in English language teaching (private or state sector), including management and delivery of courses in the UK.
Children around the world can now learn English alongside woolly favourite Timmy as the British Council and Aardman Animations launch their first Learning Time with Timmy tablet app.
Are you interested in sharing your practical and innovative English language teaching ideas with colleagues around the world? We are delighted to announce that the call for proposals for the Seminar Series 2015 – 16 is now open!
We’ve collected together some more teaching pronunciation resources in connection with the NATECLA London/IATEFL PronSIG event which took place on Saturday 21 February. This time we look at English as a lingua franca (ELF) and the future of English.
We’ve collected together some more teaching pronunciation resources in connection with the NATECLA London/IATEFL PronSIG event which took place on Saturday 21 February. This time we look at how to teach pronunciation and develop students' listening skills.
The longlisted products for the ELTons 2015 have been confirmed. Up until this stage ELTons judges have only been assessing application forms, now the judges will be sent product samples and get to experience the products first hand before making their suggestions for which entries will make up the 2015 shortlists.
We have collected together some interesting and thought provoking articles and seminars to help you reflect on accent and identity and how this might impact on your teaching.