Month: August 2011

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Is an MA TESOL a good investment or an expensive luxury? #ELTCHAT summary 24/08/11

This summary was contributed by Ty Kendall – @TyKendall (Twitter) and was originally posted on his blog and reproduced here with his permission. Thank you Ty!    Chat topic: Is an MA in TESOL a good investment or an expensive luxury?   After the false start caused by the previous week’s twitter/tweetdeck technical problems, we were finally…
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What would you like to talk about on August 17th?

Time to Vote!!!!   Please post your topics for our next #ELTchat on Wednesday, July 20th. The highest polling suggestions from last week that were not chosen will automatically be added to this week’s poll but is there anything else that you think might make a good topic for Wednesday’s chat! Top choice will be…
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The importance of active listening and how to do this in an EFL classroom – #ELTchat Summary

This is the summary of the #ELTchat on August 10, 2011 21:00 P.M. British Summertime and it was kindly contributed by Elizabeth Anne –@eannegrenoble on Twitter.  Thank you very much, ELizabeth for this great summary!    The importance of active listening and how to do this in an EFL classroom   Summary of #ELTchat  by…
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Is a 4 week CELTA/Trinity Cert course enough time to prepare someone for a FT teaching position? -#ELTchat Summary

This is the summary of #eltchat held on 10th August 2011 at 12pm BST by Adam Beale @bealer81 (twitter).   This was only my second #eltchat and it also happened to be about the topic I suggested for this particular session. So who better to do the summary and unashamedly use it to promote my…
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Tourist TEFLers vs Career TEFLers – #ELTchat Summary 27/07/2011

ELTCHAT summary 27/07/11   This summary was contributed by Ty Kendall – @TyKendall (Twitter).   Chat topic: “Tourist TEFLers versus Career TEFLers”   After suggesting this topic, I was thoroughly disappointed to have missed it due to the Satanic forces of my internet service provider who deemed it entertaining to pull the plug on my…
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