Author: Marisa Constantinides

A PLN for ELT Professionals

ELTchats in Review -Topics, Soft Skills and more!

Interviews Last week’s interview is arriving somewhat late, with apologies to Janet Bianchini / @janetbianchini, who sat in front of a crackling fireplace while Marisa Constantinides / @Marisa_C asked her about teaching through topics and themes. Janet is a teacher and teacher trainer who lives in Abruzzo, Italy.   This week, @ShellTerrell talked to Erika…
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Christmas in the air! #ELTchat taking it easy for a week!

This Wednesday’s chats – December 22nd – will be our last for 2010. All moderators – @ShellTerrell @riberni @olafelch @englishraven & @Marisa_C – will be taking a short break for the Christmas festivities. We wish all our friends on Twitter an amazing Christmas and New Year and look forward to more great conversations with all…
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December 15 9p.m. GMT – What other materials do you use to supplement coursebooks?

9:00 pm Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher! 9:00 pm ShellTerrell: @sabridv Yay! Hmm just follow along & reply to others #Eltchat 🙂 9:00 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to…
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December 15 at 3 p.m. GMT – What soft-skills does a teacher need?

3:00 pm Marisa_C: Welcome all to this edition of #ELTchat – let’s define our terms – agree with @bcnpaul 3:00 pm esolcourses: RT @bcnpaul1: could we maybe start by defining what ‘soft skills’ actually are in relation to teaching? #eltchat 3:00 pm esolcourses: IMO, soft skills in relation to teaching would include communication skills, ability…
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ELTchat 15 December

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ELTchat – 8th December

What do you want to talk about in the next #ELTchat session? The top choice will be discussed at 3pm London time and the second choice at 9pm London time.

ELTchat – 1st December

What do you want to talk about in the next #ELTchat session? The top choice will be discussed at 9pm London time and the second choice at 3pm London time.

ELTchat Review – Fluency and Teaching Qualifications

This week we look at the importance of fluency in the classroom – where does it come in and how should we approach it.  Vytheeshwaran gave us some feedback from India on the session and Guido in Spain added his views.  In the second session, Graham Stanley talked to us about teaching qualifications and gave…
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ELTchat – 24th November

What do you want to talk about in the next #ELTchat session? The top choice will be discussed at 3pm London time and the second choice at 9pm London time.

The Lindsay Clandfield Interview

For our very first ELTchat Podcast Special, we’re very pleased to welcome Lindsay Clandfield who took time out from his busy schedule while attending the ELTAM Conference in Macedonia to give us an exclusive interview.   Lindsay gives us an insight into his new work, Global, and takes on journey through his views on blogging,…
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