Tag Archives: Teaching Methods

Experimenting with Alternative Approaches, Practices and Methods #ELTchat Summary 19/04/2015

Experimenting with Alternative Approaches, Practices and Methods   This summary was contributed by Anthony Ash – @Ashowski  on twitter The Summary Although I wasn’t able to participate in this chat directly, the moderators kindly allowed me to write the summary, which meant I had the opportunity to experience the idea exchange, albeit post chattum.   The […]

Strategies for a New Course – an #ELTChat Summary 12/09/2013

Strategies for a New Course – an #ELTChat Summary The summary was contributed by David Petrie – @teflgeek on Twitter – on his blog  and is reproduced here with his kind permission  Like the cuckoo heralding spring, the first #ELTChat of the year has arrived.  As many teachers around the world are getting ready for their first lessons with […]

The Power of Questions – #ELTchat summary 15/05/2013

The Power of Questions – #ELTchat summary Posted on May 21, 2013 by Katy Davies on her blog – reroduced here with her kind permission   This is a summary of an #ELTchat discussion which took place on 15th May 2013.   The inspiration for this chat came from an IATEFL workshop called ‘The Power of Questions’ by Margit Szesztay who spoke about […]

Process Approach to Writing: Is it better than other approaches to teach writing skills to ESL Ss? #ELTchat Summary 27/03/2013

This is a summary of the 1200 PM GMT #ELTchat on the Process Approach to Writing held on March 27, 2013. It’s my first ELTchat summary and it’s come out looking like an extended and tortured reported speech exercise  I’m definitely not taking this route the next time round.  —————————————————- Definitions The chat kicked off with […]

Guessing words from context – is it a good thing? #ELTchat Summary 06/03/2013

Summary So welcome to this summary of the rather lively chat we had on the subject of guessing from context (GFC). The topic had a slow start but built up to a lively climax, going on even after the final bell.   Questions questions There were many questions asked like, is GFC a good thing? Do students need […]