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Using Online Resources for Listening and Speaking in the Classroom #ELTchat Summary 23/09/2015

#ELTchat Summary for September 23, 2015 written by  ANNA BARTOSIK View post Nicola Einarson via Compfight   Most of the Twitter chats I participate in are hosted in North America and I have a few I try to catch regularly. #ELTchat is UK-based and it took a long summer hiatus; consequently, I missed the first week.…
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Creativity ideas for classes – An #ELTchat summary (17/6/15)

This summary was written by James Taylor (@theteacherjames).   The chat topic was inspired by moderator Marisa’s webinar for the British Council called “Creating Creative Teachers” (watch it here). Marisa kicked the chat off with the obvious question: Marisa_C So what would say makes a practice activity creative?  #ELTchat and some discussion followed in defining…
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How to make exam training more motivating and fun (27/5/2015)

This summary was written by Julia Phang (@Juliacphang)   This week’s topic was How to make exam training more motivating and fun. We agreed it comes at a good time, as it’s exam season in many schools around the world.   @GlenysHanson admitted she hated preparing students for TOEIC-type exams, and is glad she’ll never…
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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…
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What, deep down, motivates our learners? How can teachers connect with what truly matters to them? #ELTchat Summary 10/12/2014

by Marjorie Rosenberg   This lively chat got off to a roaring start as elt chatters commented on what motivation is and the different types that show up in the classroom. These continued throughout the chat although other topics came up in the meantime. These were that were at the beginning of the chat.  …
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How can we make in-class feedback interesting varied and useful? #ELTChat Summary 17/12/2014

by Marjorie Rosenberg   Several of us gathered together for the last eltchat of 2014 to discuss the topic of making in-class feedback both varied and useful.   The topic was kicked off by defining the topic a bit more exactly and asking some pertinent questions:   Marisa_C: It’s all about feedback after tasks –…
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How do you Support Teaching and Learning Innovation where you Work? #ELTchat Summary

  by Lucy Blakemore ‘Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results’ (Albert Einstein)I was pretty excited to see my topic chosen for #ELTchat this week. Learning and teaching innovation is my job and my passion (lucky me!) and it’s incredibly useful to be able to listen in to what…
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Teaching English in a country other than yours: opportunities and challenges #ELTchat Summary 12/11/14

#ELTchat is a weekly twitter chat for ELT professionals all over the world. Each Wednesday at 12pm or 21.00pm GMT a different teaching related topic is discussed. You can submit and vote for topics here: http://eltchat.org/wordpress/   This week’s topic was teaching English in a country other than yours: opportunities and challenges. Below is a…
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Differentiated Instruction in Classes of Differing Ability #ELTchat Summary 22/10/2014

Posted on October 28, 2014 by Angelos Bollas TEFL on his blog Narratives of a TEFLER – reprinted here with his kind permision   #ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers…
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Teaching English in a country other than yours: opportunities and challenges #ELTchat Summary 12/112014

#ELTchat is a weekly twitter chat for ELT professionals all over the world. Each Wednesday at 12pm or 21.00pm GMT a different teaching related topic is discussed. You can submit and vote for topics here: http://eltchat.org/wordpress/     This week’s topic was teaching English in a country other than yours: opportunities and challenges. Below is…
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