Category: Transcripts

A PLN for ELT Professionals

To Test or not to Test? And if we don’t, what then? – transcript

Transcript for January 19, 2011 12:00 p.m. GMT 11:55 am ShellTerrell: RT @englishraven: 5 mins to #ELTChat folks… 1st topic is about testing. Should we? How should we? etc. Please join us! 11:55 am Marisa_C: RT @englishraven: 5 mins to #ELTChat folks… 1st topic is about testing. Should we? How should we? etc. Please join…
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Teaching English through songs: activities, resources and benefits of using songs for teaching. (transcript)

Transcript for #ELTchat on Wednesday January 12 at 21:00 GMT 8:50 pm Marisa_C: 10 minutes to #ELTchat . Fasten seat belts please 8:50 pm iVenus: @Marisa_C sorry, re your tweet on #ELTchat about songs “Using music in world language performance assessment” 8:51 pm Marisa_C: @iVenus tell the world when #ELTchat begins please? 🙂 8:51 pm…
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Can translation (and translation tools) facilitate language learning and how can it be used to best effect?

 11:28 am Marisa_C: A short pre-reading before #ELTchat – transcript of interview with Guy Cook http://bit.ly/fRnlVg 🙂 11:28 am sandymillin: @Marisa_C #eltchat What, homework? 🙂 11:29 am Marisa_C: @sandymillin what? objectin? #eltchat 11:31 am sandymillin: @Marisa_C Nope, reading it now like a good girl 🙂 Model student you see! #eltchat 11:32 am russell1955: RT @Marisa_C:…
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How can we convince colleagues that online Professional Development is as valuable as face-to-face?

Transcript for January 5, 2011 9 p.m. GMT 9:00 pm Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – pls join into our conversation ! 9:00 pm sandymillin: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – pls join into our conversation ! 9:01 pm vickyloras:…
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What principles do you follow when you prepare your own teaching materials?

Transcript for January 5, 2011, 3 p.m. GMT 3:01 pm janetbianchini: Hi all from a cloudy Abruzzo – what is the #ELTchat topic today?? 3:01 pm europeaantje: @Fuertesun @SueAnnan #ELTchat topic is cats ??? 3:02 pm Marisa_C: Hello and welcomt to #ELTchat our topic is What principles do you follow when you prepare your own…
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Should ESL teachers learn a second/foreign language? Can this help us to become better teachers?

Transcript for December 22 – 9 p.m. GMT 9:00 pm sandymillin: RT @Marisa_C: #ELTchat for the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to our next topic – please join us for the last #ELTchat of the year 9:00 pm cecilialcoelho: #ELTchat for the next half hour my tweets will be dedicated to the last…
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How can we overcome teacher burnout?

Transcript from December 22 – 3 p.m. GMT All times are GMT 3:00 pm DahlD: RT @eshwaranv: #eltchat begins in 2 mins… Topic: How can we overcome teacher burnout? Be there! 3:00 pm ShellTerrell: My tweets for the next hour dedicated to #eltchat plz offer suggestions to avoid teacher burnout 3:00 pm Marisa_C: For the…
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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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