Suggest topics for 19.02.14
Vote for #ELTchat on Wednesday
Wednesday’s chat is 12pm GMT
If you have an idea for a topic for Wednesday’s chat then leave it as a comment below this post and we’ll include it in the poll once voting starts on Monday. Since we now only have one chat a week, we’ll add the unsuccessful topics from the previous week to poll.
The top choice in the poll will be discussed at 12.00 p.m. GMT
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Since we started #ELTchat in September 2010, we have discussed a wide number of topics, but with many new members joining our conversations every week, it is very natural that we will get requests for topics which we “have done”.
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- are relevant to ELT teachers and teaching foreign languages
- are not targeted attacks on individuals or institutions
- are simply and clearly expressed.
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Following a recent expose on language tests run by ETS in the UK, what do people feel about the current system of language testing in order to get a student visa in the UK (or in other countries)? Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26024375
I suggest to discuss “How to teach and test listening skill”
different techniques, procedures & strategies to present and practice a listening activity, and how to assess students’ competence in listening
can we have mine about tech being a distraction again, please?
Mohamed, thank you for your suggestion but we have already done one #ELTchat on listening techniques. See the link below, read the summary and if you can suggest a different aspect on the issue of listening, we would be happy to consider it.
The importance of active listening and how to do this in an EFL classroom.
Sure – why not, Sue… don’t see why not. Happy to 🙂
I vote for Phil’s topic!
Hello, I suggest the topic of using computers to enhance learners language skills.
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