Author: Marisa Constantinides

A PLN for ELT Professionals

ELTchat Review – Traditional Approaches and Social Media

This week’s ELTchat took in both the old and the new – we looked at traditional approaches to teaching and asked if they have all been superseeded, and we looked at the (relatively) new phenomena of social media and looked at its role in the classroom. The session on traditional approaches showed that people have…
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ELTchat – 17th November

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 – Teaching Grammar and Culture

This week sees the introduction of a new feature to the podcast.  We are reporting from the ELTAM conference in Macedonia and will in future include reports from as many conferences as we can.  If you are attending a conference and would like to record a short piece then get in contact with us at…
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ELTchat – 10th 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.

ELTchat Review – Personal Development and Discipline

This week saw two very popular themes being discussed on #ELTchat.  Although discipline tends to be regarded as a topic in the secondary system, issues are not unknown in adult teaching.  Greta Sandler joined us from Argentina to review the session.   Our Blog post of the Week is the intriguingly-titled “bona to vada your…
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ELTchat – 3rd November

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 – 27th October

What do you want to talk about this week? The top choice will be discussed at 3pm London time, and the second choice at 9pm London time.

ELTchat Review – Pronunciation and Dogme

It was a great week for #ELTchat with an absolute flood of ideas, thought and view during both of the chat sessions.  We asked Richard, a new participant in ELTchat for his views on the pronunciation session and he obliged with some insightful comments and ideas. Vicky Loras kindly took the time to review the…
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ELTchat Review – Measuring oral improvement and dealing with shy students

This week the chat sessions focused on two tough subjects – the most popular topic in the poll was how to deal with quiet or shy students. This is obviously a critical area in language learning as any reluctance to speak is going to have a major effect on progress.  Cecilia Coelho joined us with…
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ELTchat – 20th October, 2010

It’s time to make a choice for this week’s discussion. The top choice will be discussed at 9pm London time and the 2nd choice will be discussed at 3pm London time. We look forward to seeing you then.