Posts Tagged ‘Teaching Methods’

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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 17:15 No Comments

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 […]

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Freer Practice: Ways of Getting Ss to Use Target Language – an #ELTchat Summary 16/10/2013

Monday, November 4, 2013 12:40 2 Comments

This is the summary of the #eltchat on October 16th, 2013 and was written by Rachel Appleby  –  @rapple18  Full title Freer practice: Ways of really getting sts to use TL (vocab, grammar, phrases) in tasks / exercises, and/as a means of showing visible progress (Sp, Wr) Getting students to talk – really communicate with each […]

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

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 20:34 No Comments

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 […]

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How to use a great resource like eltpics for your teaching #ELTchat Summary 29/05/2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013 18:29 4 Comments

This #Eltchat  Summary was written by @lizziepinard and was first posted on her blog here.  For anyone who is not yet aware of it: #Eltchat is a Twitter hashtag which offers Twitter-based discussions that take place every Wednesday at 12.00 and 21.00 BST/GMT (when the clocks change). The topics, all related to the ELT industry, […]

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

Monday, May 27, 2013 11:37 1 Comment

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 […]

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

Sunday, May 12, 2013 15:19 2 Comments

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 […]

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The use of the students’ mother tongue in the classroom – pros, cons & best practices #ELTchat Summary 20/03/2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 0:23 No Comments

  by Marjorie Rosenberg   To use or not to use? The question of whether or not to use L1 in the classroom is certainly not a new one as this ELT Chat showed clearly. Participants jumped in immediately with both opinions and classroom applications. @rosemerebard began by saying: Thanks Marisa, this is a very […]

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

Friday, March 15, 2013 17:00 No Comments

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 […]

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Learner Autonomy: Is it important? If is it, why is it and how can we promote it? #ELTchat Summary 06/02/2013

Friday, February 15, 2013 21:51 No Comments

ELTchat, Wed. 6 February 2013, 12.00 Learner Autonomy: Is it important? If is it, why is it and how can we promote it; should we? I’ve punctuated the title a bit, in ways that Twitter discourages. This becomes important in the light of comments in light of one of the comments near the end of […]

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Achieving a balance between competition and collaboration in the YL classroom – an #ELTchat summary (30/01/13)

Sunday, February 10, 2013 18:43 No Comments

Many thanks to Noreen Lam who contributed this summary. You can follow her on Twitter here.      On Wednesday January 30, we kicked off an #ELTchat session at 21.00GMT talking about achieving a balance between competition and collaboration in the YL classroom.  I was extra excited since this was something that I had been mulling […]

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