Suggest topics for discussion! Next #ELTchat is on Wed, Nov 16 at 19.00 (UK time)

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Suggest topics for discussion! Next #ELTchat is on Wed, Nov 16 at 19.00 (UK time)

 #ELTchat kicks off every Wednesday at 7pm UK time



Doesn’t stop at 8 p.m. BST!!! It turns into a slow burn chat and continues until the next day! 

So, send your suggestions and be part of the discussion! 

Add your suggestion as a comment below this post!

Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 16/11/2016 at 19:00 BST (and after one hour, slow and easy till the next day) 


If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the chat if your topic is chosen. You can find out information about how to follow an #ELTchat here. Please also note that the chat moderators do monitor the voting. Cases of block voting are followed up and, in such a case, the votes will be disqualified and results of poll will be announced on our blog. 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”.

Time zones

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Check out our Summaries & Transcripts Index

Make sure your idea has not already been discussed in the past. Check our summaries page to see if your idea has already been included in a past #ELTchat. Here you can find links to all the transcripts and summaries available Click here to find it or look for it on the pages menu on the right hand side. If you see your topic but would still like to discuss a different aspect or set of issues, do submit it and we will consider including it again! Read those great posts which we have collected and make sure you visit the pages of the bloggers who contributed them too!!!!

Please, include topics which

  • have not been covered already in previous #ELTchats
  • are relevant to ELT teachers and teaching foreign languages
  • are not targeted attacks on individuals or institutions
  • are simply & clearly expressed.

Editing your topic

The #ELTchat moderators reserve the right to edit or reword a topic or not to include in the poll if it does not follow the above guidelines.

Come back & vote in our poll and join #ELTchat!

If you have proposed a topic, voted for it and participated in the chat, please volunteer to write the summary. You can post it on your blog (which will increase your blog traffic tremendously!) or send it to us by email and we will post it on the #eltchat blog for you!

Or vote on our Twitter Poll

It will be on twitter and reposted below this line

6 Responses

  1. As an English language teacher in Saudi Arabia, I suggest a topic and I hope that you agree to discuss it.
    My topic is ” the importance of English language Laboratories for helping both pupils and teachers”
    Thank you

  2. Adrian Underhill about the voice in the mind as the “inner workbench” and offers tools and techniques for working mindfully and attentive with the thought process itself in language learning. What does the “inner workbench” mean to you and how have we/can we work with it in the language classroom? (see Underhill on the inner workbench here:

  3. Adrian Underhill *talks about…(!) Sorry about the typo…:)

  4. Fawzia says:

    Technology challenges in ELT

  5. Sue Annan says:

    Why do schools not pay for teachers to attend conferences? Is CPD the poor relation?

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